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America’s Leading Companies are Coming Together on Sept. 20 for the D.C. Opportunity Fair in an Ongoing National Initiative to Connect Youth to Jobs

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ – a coalition of more than 50 leading U.S. companies – will host a day-long job and resource fair for Opportunity Youth

An estimated 4.9 million young Americans ages 16-24 are not in school or employed, including nearly 10 percent of young adults in the Washington, D.C., area . In response, a coalition of more than 50 top U.S. companies, called the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™, today announced plans to expand its national youth hiring effort to the nation’s capital. They will launch their work in Washington with a day-long job and resource fair on September 20 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, kicking off a long-term effort to connect local youth to jobs.

Hilton Celebrates Its Annual Global Month of Service

Team Members across the globe volunteered in 93 countries and across 4,166 projects

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that through its Global Month of Service program, Team Members from 93 countries had contributed more than 291,000 volunteer hours to 4,166 community projects around the world.

Hilton Named One of the World’s 25 Best Places to Work

Recognized on Great Place to Work’s 2016 list based on Team Member feedback

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it has been named one of the World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces in 2016, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work®.

Hilton Among Founding Members of White House First Job Compact

Hilton today joined other leading American companies as a founding member of the White House’s First Job Compact.

Hilton Celebrates its Largest Global Career Month Impacting More Than 102,000 Youth in 74 Countries

Each day, Hilton Team Members spread the light and warmth of hospitality all over the globe – not only to guests, but also to their local communities. This May, the company hosted its third annual Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month. Throughout the month, Hilton properties and corporate offices hosted a variety of events to raise awareness on the diverse career opportunities available through the hospitality industry.

Hilton Worldwide Named One of the 2016 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Hilton Worldwide announced today that it was selected as one of the 2016 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine. This list recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures.

Hilton Worldwide President & CEO Chris Nassetta Inducted Into Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor

Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide, was inducted into the Hospitality Industry Hall of Honor at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management on October 21, 2015.

Hilton’s Annual Global Career Awareness Month Impacts More Than 90,000 Young People

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) recently celebrated its second annual Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, a global career awareness initiative showcasing the diversity of opportunities available in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide properties and offices hosted more than 750 events globally totaling 22,365 volunteer hours and reaching more than 90,000 young people. Careers@Hilton Live is just one program in support of the company’s Open Doors commitment to impact one million young people around the world by 2019 and better prepare them to reach their full potential.

Top U.S.-Based Companies Launch the “100,000 Opportunities Initiative” to Create Pathways to Economic Opportunity for Young Americans

First Opportunity Fair & Forum Coming to Chicago on Aug. 13, Hosted by Common

Alaska Airlines, Cintas, CVS Health, Hilton Worldwide, HMSHost, JCPenney, JPMorgan Chase, Lyft, Macy’s, Microsoft, Porch.com, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Target, Walgreens and Walmart Come Together With the Goal to Create the Nation’s Largest Employer-Led Coalition to Hire or Train 100,000 Opportunity Youth.

Hilton Worldwide Pilots Startup365 Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Guangzhou

Entrepreneurs are critical to the long-term health of any global economy. Hilton Worldwide recently launched its first youth entrepreneurship training program, Startup365, to address youth unemployment in China as part of the company’s commitment to open doors for one million young people by 2019. Startup365 aims to equip Chinese youth with the business skills and entrepreneurial mind-set to succeed in today’s competitive workplace.

Hospitality Training Centre: Hilton Toronto Discovers "What's Possible" by Accommodating Disabilities

“If I don’t try, I won’t know what’s possible…” That’s what Me-An Vera-Fudge recalls thinking when she first considered the idea of interviewing Fauzia, a deaf woman, for a room attendant position at Hilton Toronto. Course instructor Margaret Readings was impressed by Fauzia’s skills and exceptional attitude during the two-week intensive training program she did with the Hospitality Workers Training Centre. Margaret immediately thought Hilton Toronto and Me-An would be an ideal employer.

Hilton Worldwide Launches its Largest Global Career Event

Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month invites job seekers around the world to discover the vast career opportunities in the fast-growing hospitality industry

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has today launched Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, its largest ever global career event showcasing the many opportunities available to young people in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe will host more than 600 events in 54 countries and territories to promote the exciting hospitality careers for today’s young people.

New Index Finds That Majority of Youth Worldwide Face Challenges to Health, Happiness & Prosperity

The Center for Strategic International Studies, International Youth Foundation and Hilton Worldwide Release the First Index That Measures Global Youth Wellbeing

Today the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and International Youth Foundation (IYF), with support from Hilton Worldwide, released a groundbreaking tool, The Global Youth Wellbeing Index, that examines the quality of life for youth in 30 countries. The Index assesses youth wellbeing across six interconnected areas: citizen participation, economic opportunity, education, health, information & communications technology and safety and security.

Hilton Worldwide Pledges to ‘Open Doors’ for One Million Young People by 2019

New commitment aims to help young people achieve their full potential and close the youth unemployment gap

Today at the 2014 World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, Hilton Worldwide announced a global commitment that aims to impact at least one million young people by 2019 by helping them to reach their full potential.

Hospitality Industry Offers Solutions To Youth Unemployment Crisis According To New White Paper

Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation Issue Industry-Wide Call to Action to Help Prevent a “Lost Generation”

At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world. In response to this challenge, Hilton Worldwide will announce at the World Economic Forum a commissioned white paper from the International Youth Foundation (IYF) that highlights solutions to youth joblessness that the global hospitality sector is uniquely positioned to provide.

Global Hotel Leaders Celebrate One Billion International Travelers and Call for “Smart Visas” to Facilitate Travel for Next Billion

Two hospitality giants – Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International – addressed global business and travel industry leaders today at the World Economic Forum in Davos to urge governments to move quickly to adopt “Smart Visa” policies which stimulate global travel, create new jobs and spur economic development. The two companies represent more than 7,000 hotels in 90 countries, which include 600,000 employees at these owned, managed and franchised properties. They are working together with the World Economic Forum Governors for the aviation, travel and tourism industry to promote global action toward “Smart Visa” policies regionally by 2015 and globally by 2020.

Hilton Worldwide and International Youth Foundation Announce Plan to Measure Global Youth Wellbeing

Commit to Create New Tools that Monitor Effectiveness of Youth Development Investments and Call for Partners at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Today Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) announced their commitment to create the Global Youth Wellbeing Index to monitor the state of young people and help increase the effectiveness and accountability of investments targeting youth.

Hilton Worldwide and International Youth Foundation Launch Global Youth Initiative

President & CEO Christopher J. Nassetta to Assume Seat on IYF Board of Directors

Hilton Worldwide announced a $3 million, three-year partnership today with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), a global organization that realizes the power and promise of young people and since its founding in 1990 has prepared nearly 16 million young people to learn, work and lead. Additionally, Hilton Worldwide’s President and CEO, Christopher J. Nassetta, is joining the IYF board.