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Think back to events you’ve attended, from big conventions to weddings to company off-sites and sales incentive trips. While you were blissfully enjoying the occasion, dedicated professionals were carefully planning, making decisions and thwarting crises behind the scenes. These meeting, event and travel professionals lead fast-paced, pressure-filled jobs managing logistics, instilling creativity and fostering attendee engagement. But these industry heroes – 100,000-plus in the U.S. alone – don’t always get the credit they deserve.
Hilton Launches Major Expansion of Industry’s Largest Soap Recycling Program to Help Communities in Need
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that all 750 properties across its All Suites brands will recycle discarded soap and amenity bottles and donate them to reduce hygiene-related illnesses for communities in need. Marking the first time in the industry this is required as a brand standard, it is a major expansion of what is already the industry’s largest soap recycling program that will now include 1,370 hotels participating across Hilton’s portfolio.
Hilton today joined other leading American companies as a founding member of the White House’s First Job Compact. The initiative represents President Obama’s call-to-action for communities and businesses to help connect out-of-school, out-of-work Opportunity Youth ages 16 to 24 to their first jobs.
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has announced the signing of a management agreement with Quality Inspection & Testing Services Limited to open a 350 guest-room and suite hotel at Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria. The hotel, which was signed at AHIF 2016 in Rwanda is set to open in 2023 and joins Hilton’s growing African portfolio targeted at more than 80 properties trading or in the development pipeline, which will see Hilton more than double its presence across Africa in the next 3-5 years.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced its newest industry-leading family benefit, adoption assistance, offering hourly and salaried Team Members reimbursement for expenses incurred while adopting children. Hilton’s adoption assistance program will launch one year after its best-in-industry parental leave policy, and marks the largest, most comprehensive adoption assistance benefit provided in the hospitality industry.
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) has signed a management agreement with Jabavu Village Ltd to open a 255 guest-room and suite hotel in Kenya’s capital. The hotel is set to open in 2020 and joins 50 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties trading or under development in 17 countries across Africa.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report third quarter financial results prior to the stock market open on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.
During the South American Hotel Investment & Tourism Conference (SAHIC 2016) hosted at Hilton Colon Guayaquil in Ecuador, conference patron Hilton (NYSE: HLT) cemented its commitment to Latin America expansion, evidenced by Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton, acting as the conference keynote speaker.
Durante a Conferência Sul-americana de Investimentos em Hotéis e Turismo (SAHIC 2016) realizada no Hilton Colon Guayaquil no Equador, a Hilton (NYSE: HLT), patrocinadora da conferência, reforçou seu compromisso com a expansão na América Latina, reiterado por Christopher J. Nassetta, presidente e CEO da Hilton e principal palestrante do evento.
Durante la Conferencia Sudamericana de Inversión en Hoteles y Turismo (SAHIC 2016) cuya sede fue el Hilton Colón Guayaquil en Ecuador, como patrocinador del evento, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) afianzó su compromiso de expansión en Latinoamérica, lo que quedó confirmado con la participación de Christopher J. Nassetta, presidente y director ejecutivo de Hilton, en calidad de orador principal de la conferencia.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced honors for its top annual development awards in the Americas. Awards are presented in five categories across the company’s portfolio of hotels, including: Developer of the Year, Best Conversion, Deal of the Year, Outstanding Achievement and Lifetime Achievement. Recipients are awarded based on criteria ranging from total number and quality of hotels developed to impact on community during the course of 2015.
Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have named Hilton as one of the top 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Hilton has ranked number 56 on the list which honors companies that have distinguished themselves from peers by being a great place to work for women, and where women have high representation in the total employee population and in management positions. The 100 companies with the highest employee ratings and female representation were selected for the list.
Aberdeen City Council and Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) have signed a franchise licence agreement to open a 200 room Hilton Hotels & Resorts property at the new AECC.
Imagine you’re honeymooning at a Hilton when you learn via your smartphone that there’s a discounted couples massage appointment open in thirty minutes. Or, say you’re vacationing with family and receive a schedule of the day’s children’s activities on your phone with directions to get there, along with a happy hour special offer to enjoy while the kids play. No longer left to the imagination, today Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) introduced Fun Finder, an interactive feature available exclusively within the Hilton HHonors app that shares personalized recommendations, insider resort information and special offers for exceptional experiences. It is currently available at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort and Hilton Anatole, and will soon be expanding to other Hilton resorts.
Today, Hilton joined 28 other leading American businesses, including Apple, The Coca-Cola Company, Facebook and General Motors, in signing the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge.
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.
Two Million Doors, 400 Hotels, One Revolutionary Year: Hilton Celebrates Digital Key Milestones and New Hilton HHonors App Features
“Digital Key is fabulous!” "This is an extremely convenient benefit for being a Hilton HHonors member." “For a frequent traveler like myself, the ability to select my room and bypass the front desk is a competitive advantage. No other hotel group offers this type of service.” These are just a few of the 55,000-plus Hilton HHonors testimonials since Hilton (NYSE: HLT) launched Digital Key one year ago. Since that time, Digital Key has opened 2 million doors for Hilton HHonors members at 400 hotels.
Due to technical difficulties with the conference call provider during today’s second quarter earnings call, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will host a follow-up question and answer session at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time with Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton," "Hilton Worldwide" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its second quarter 2016 results.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) (“Hilton”) announced today the appointment of James E. Mikolaichik as chief financial officer (CFO) of Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) in advance of the planned separation of the timeshare business from Hilton later this year.
As the barbeques continue and the lazy days of summer travel are still top of mind, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites by Hilton hotels in and around our nation’s capital invite guests to explore the National Mall and Memorial Parks with “Find Your Park” package - celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary this summer.