Coinciding With Hilton’s 100th Anniversary, Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels in Darwin Celebrate Four Major Wins at the 2019 Hospitality NT Aristocrat Technologies Awards for Excellence
On May 27, Hilton won Best Overall Accommodation Hotel, Best Redeveloped Accommodation Hotel, Outstanding Accommodation Hotel Community Service & Achievement for DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin and Hospitality Industry Rising Star Award – Metro for James Rushton-Woods from Hilton Darwin at the renowned 2019 Hospitality NT Aristocrat Technologies Awards for Excellence.
Having DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin receive the Community Service and Achievement award is testament to the hotel’s commitment and support towards the local community and environment.
To signify Hilton’s 100th Anniversary, Team Members spent last week planting 200 trees (100 trees for Hilton Hotels & Resorts and 100 trees for DoubleTree by Hilton) across the NT, and created a special garden called ‘Conrad Hilton Garden’ at Ludmilla Primary School in Darwin and DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs.
Todd Grierson, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Northern Territory, said, “What a great way to celebrate Hilton’s 100th Anniversary in the NT by taking an active role in giving back to the environment and helping to promote a more sustainable future.”
Grierson added, “We are honoured to have been recognised more than four times at the NT Aristocrat Technologies Awards for Excellence. These awards are testament to our commitment to our loyal guests, the community and the environment.”
Hilton Darwin’s Team Member, James Rushton-Woods also received the Hospitality Industry Rising Star of the Year award.
“Our Team Members are the heart of our hotels and have been key to our success over the last 100 years. As Hilton Darwin’s front office manager, I would like to highlight James’s wonderful passion and dedication to hospitality and Hilton. He is one of our key leaders and is always going above and beyond to provide exceptional guest experiences.” said, Markus Kaliss, general manager, Hilton Darwin.
Hilton, the world’s first global hotel company, celebrated its 100th anniversary on May 31, during the most dynamic year in the company’s storied history. The future is exciting for the Hilton brand. With one of the industry’s fastest-growing pipelines across 17 distinctive brands, Hilton is doubling down to expand to more than 20 additional countries by 2020. There are already more than 2,300 hotels in Hilton’s construction pipeline and one of every five hotel openings in the world is a Hilton.
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About DoubleTree by Hilton
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