Diversity News

Hilton Worldwide’s Commitment to Diversity Shines in 2012

Hilton Worldwide announced today the appointment of William F. Kornegay, Jr., senior vice president, supply management, to the executive committee of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Board of Directors. In this role, he will help influence the development of Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers and supplier diversity best practices across NMSDC’s corporate membership of 3,500, including most of America’s largest companies, in support of the organization’s 16,000 certified minority-owned businesses of all sizes.

Hilton Worldwide Scores High Marks On Corporate Equality Index

Hilton Worldwide announced today that it has scored 90 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2012 Corporate Equality Index, up 30 points from last year.

HispanicBusiness Magazine Names Hilton Worldwide One of the ‘Best Companies for Diversity’

Hilton Worldwide announced today that it was ranked No. 16 on the HispanicBusiness 2012 Best Companies for Diversity list by HispanicBusiness magazine, up from its No. 26 ranking last year. By sector, Hilton Worldwide scored among the highest in restaurants and resorts.

Hilton Worldwide Receives Recognition for Commitment to Diversity in Annual LATINA Style 50 Report

Hilton Worldwide today announced its inclusion as one of the “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For” in LATINA Style Magazine’s annual LATINA Style 50 Report. LATINA Style Magazine’s survey recognized Hilton’s dedication to diverse recruitment and promotion initiatives as well as its recruitment of veterans and military personnel in its report.

Black Enterprise: What does it take to recharge your career?

A seven-day vacation to Dubai in October 2007 changed Heather Shaw's life.

Wall Street Journal: Hotels a Win for Ex-Athletes

Hilton Worldwide Inc., seeking to expand the ranks of its investment partners, is finding surprising interest from one group in particular: former professional athletes.

USA Today: Hotels reach out to LGBT travelers for Gay Pride season

Gay Pride travel season is starting up soon, and hotels are gearing up for it. Hilton Hotels and Resorts is offering a "Stay Hilton, Go Out" package at more than 140 Hilton properties worldwide to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers attending Pride season celebrations.