On the Eve of Its 100th Anniversary, Hilton President & CEO Chris Nassetta Surprises and Delights the Audience at ‘Good Morning America’
Hilton continues being a champion for its guests by gifting the live studio audience a weekend getaway while also honoring a deserving community leader with the vacation of a lifetime
MCLEAN, Va. - As Hilton prepares to celebrate its milestone 100th anniversary tomorrow, the world’s first global hotel company brought its renowned hospitality to the live in-studio audience at Good Morning America (GMA).
Earlier today, during the 8 a.m. EDT hour of GMA, Chris Nassetta, president & CEO of Hilton surprised and delighted audience members with a weekend getaway to any Hilton property of their choice. In addition, all audience members received upgrades to Gold status in the Hilton Honors loyalty program, which allows them to earn future nights and perks faster.
The segment emphasized Hilton’s recent grassroots service initiative called “Random Acts of Hospitality.” Team Members throughout Hilton locations around the world are conducting meaningful, simple gestures for others that extend Hilton’s hospitality beyond the doors of its hotels and into local communities.
As part of the segment, Hilton surprised audience member Liza Magill, a community leader who has dedicated much of her life to philanthropic endeavors, with the vacation of a lifetime in recognition of her meaningful charitable work. Magill and a guest of her choice received a 7-day/6-night trip to any destination, with more than 5,700 Hilton properties and 17 brands to choose from around the world. Liza also received lifetime Diamond status in the Hilton Honors loyalty program, which allows her to access more VIP benefits during her future stays.
Tune in to the clip below to watch Liza and the rest of the GMA audience receive a surprise of a lifetime!
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,500 properties and more than one million rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2020 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 115 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors mobile app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.