Community Relations News

Hampton Inn Pays It Forward After Superstorm Sandy Disaster

More than 30 team members from the Hampton Inn Neptune/Wall gathered last Thursday to celebrate its recent community relations recognition by franchisor Hampton Hotels. The hotel was awarded the Hands-On Hamptonality Hotel Award for its outstanding commitment and service to local residents displaced by Superstorm Sandy nearly nine months ago. As a part of the award, a $500 grant was made to the hotel’s charity of choice – The Salvation Army to aid those affected by the recent Oklahoma tornadoes.

Schahet Hotels Donates $10,000 To Give Kids The World

General Managers from Schahet Hotels descended on Orlando, Fla. last week for their 14th Annual Leadership Summit. Orlando was purposely selected so that company managers could volunteer and interact first-hand with two world-wide service organizations they have supported over the years, Give Kids The World and Clean the World.

Austin Hampton Inn Hosts West, Texas Fire Relief Donation Drive

In response to the tragic events that occurred in West Texas on April 17, 2013, the staff at the Hampton Inn Austin NW/Arboretum has implemented a donation drive for its team members, guests and corporate clients.

Atlanta Basketball Star Al Horford Delivers Surprise to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta at 'Hampton Hoops Classic'

As college basketball prepares to crown the last team standing in Atlanta, Hampton Hotels and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) are celebrating their own big win following the first-annual “Hampton Hoops Classic” on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The tournament

Hampton Hotels Delivers a Slam Dunk for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Building on the basketball fever of the NCAA tournament, Hampton Hotels is bringing its Hands-On Hamptonality community relations program to the youth of Atlanta. Through a partnership with CBS EcoMedia and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life movement to promote healthy habits and lifestyles, Hampton is delivering a much-needed gymnasium renovation to the John H. Harland Boys & Girls Club, which serves more than 265 area children and teens each day during after-school hours. In addition, the global hotel brand is scoring extra points with the donation of new sports equipment to all 24 Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.

Hampton Inn Matamoras/Milford Joins Earth Hour 2013 Movement in Support of Energy Conservation

The Hampton Inn - Matamoras plans to mark Earth Hour 2013 from 8:30 p.m. -- 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 23, 2013 as people and organizations around the world turn off their lights in support of action on global climate change. The Hampton Inn - Matamoras and many of the over 1,900 Hampton properties and 3,900 hotels of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands are expected to take part in the event that will mobilize more than one billion people worldwide.

Hampton Inn Kingston Joins Earth Hour 2013 Movement in Support of Energy Conservation

The Hampton Inn Kingston, NY plans to mark Earth Hour 2013 from 8:30 p.m. -- 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 23, 2013 as people and organizations around the world turn off their lights in support of action on global climate change. The Hampton Inn Kingston, NY and

Hampton Hotels Activates 200 Team Members during Inaugural Global Week of Service

Hampton Hotels engaged more than 200 employee-volunteers from three countries in more than 800 hours of service during Hilton Worldwide’s inaugural Global Week of Service, held November 11-18.

Hampton Inn Hadley-Amherst Hosts Hampton Helps Cub Scouts Bottle And Can Drive

In honor of Hilton Worldwide’s first annual Global Week of Service, November 11 – 18, the Hampton Inn Hadley-Amherst Area is hosting a community-wide Hampton Helps event to collect bottles and cans to support the local Cub Scout troops.

Hampton Hotels Reaches Goal to Help a Landmark in Every U.S. State

After more than a decade dedicated to refurbishing historical, cultural and iconic landmarks across the Americas, Hampton Hotels today announced the achievement of its long-term goal to preserve one landmark in each U.S. state through its Save-A-Landmark program. On Saturday, Sept. 29, the global brand of nearly 1,900 hotels worldwide donated $25,000 toward the restoration of the Kīlauea Lighthouse in Hawai‘i in honor of National Public Lands Day.

Hampton Hotels’ Volunteers Give the Gift of Preservation to Montana Children’s Museum

Hampton Hotels’ Save-A-Landmark volunteer program helped preserve the Children’s Museum of Bozeman in Bozeman, Mont. today in honor of the site’s 10th birthday. The museum was selected during a national voting campaign hosted by Hampton Hotels last fall, when communities across the country cast more than 60,000 votes to help choose which landmarks would be preserved by the Save-A-Landmark program in 2011.

Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark Program Announces Landmarks To Be Preserved in 2011

In celebration of International Volunteer Day this Sunday, December 5, Hampton Hotels today announced the next five landmarks its hotel team members will help preserve in 2011. Over the course of the past five weeks, the general public cast nearly 40,000 votes for their favorite roadside attractions in Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana and Rhode Island -- all in need of refurbishment and support.

Hampton Hotels' Save-A-Landmark Program and Actor Sam Waterston to Help Preserve The National Monument Lincoln's Cottage

After ten years of preserving America's cultural, fun and historical landmarks, the award-winning Hampton Hotels' Save-A-Landmark community program celebrated its 10 year anniversary milestone by helping to preserve President Lincoln's Cottage, a National Monument and National Trust Historic Site, located on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in northwest Washington, D.C. Legendary actor, Sam Waterston, who has portrayed the 16th President on stage and screen, joined local Hampton hotel volunteers to help preserve the site, which many consider to be one of the most significant historic sites directly associated with Lincoln's presidency, after the White House.

Hampton Hotels' Volunteers Wave Green Flag for Preservation of Riverside International Speedway

Today, more than twenty Hampton Hotel team members will race to West Memphis, Arkansas to help preserve Riverside International Speedway in honor of National Motorsports Awareness Month and as part of the brand’s Save-A-Landmark program. Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, Riverside is one of the oldest continuously operated racetracks in the United States.

Hampton Hotels Announces Brand's First LEED® Certified Hotel

Hampton Hotels (, the international brand of nearly 1,800 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton Hotels, has announced that the Hampton Inn and Suites Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport ( achieved LEED® Silver certification, as recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). It is the first Hampton Hotel property to earn this recognition for sustainable building design, construction and operations.

Hampton Hotels' Save-A-Landmark Program Draws Volunteers to Vermont Art Gallery & Library

Looking for ways to cure summer boredom? Hampton Hotels' Save-a-Landmark program has the perfect remedy - a visit to a roadside attraction! Today, more than a dozen Hampton Hotel team members will help preserve the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in Vermont in honor of National Anti-Boredom Month. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum is a center for culture and learning, containing both a library and historic art gallery.

Hampton Hotels' Save-A-Landmark Program to Settle At The Stuhr Museum

Today, employees from local Hampton hotels will help preserve history at the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer as a part of Hampton Hotels' Save-A-Landmark program. The Stuhr Museum is an interactive museum portraying pioneer town builders and settlers who created the first communities in Nebraska during the 1840s-1920s.

Hampton Hotels’ Volunteers Wake Up with the Chickens to Work on Utah’s Wheeler Historic Farm

Today, in honor of International Museum Day and National Preservation Month, local Hampton hotel volunteers will plant themselves at the historic Wheeler Farm in Salt Lake City, Utah for a day of refurbishment as a part of Hampton Hotels' Save-A-Landmark program. Wheeler Farm is a real depiction of American farm life during the 1890s-1920s which educates school groups and other visitors on the significance of the Progressive Era in American history.

Hampton Hotels Announces Winners Of 'All-American Landmark' Restorations

Today in celebration of the upcoming International Volunteer Day, Hampton Hotels announced the “All-American Landmarks” that its hotel team members will help refurbish during the Save-A-Landmark program’s milestone 10th anniversary in 2010. In just 18 days during November, communities around the country cast nearly 20,000 votes for their favorite landmarks in four states which were Arkansas, Nebraska, Utah and Vermont.

Hampton Hotels Supports Parents With “Cash For College”

The excitement of visiting college and university campuses just got a boost with Hampton® Hotels’ “Cash for Colleges” contest to award families with funds for their college-bound children’s tuition. With tuition costs of four-year private universities up 5.9 percent from last year to $25,143 and at four-year public universities up 6.4 percent to $6,585*, as the mid-priced hotel leader, Hampton can be a valuable resource for parents and students visiting college and university campuses either to select a school or visit their children after they’ve already chosen.

Hampton Hotels Sets Sail Towards Another Landmark Refurbishment

More than 200 years ago, local sea Captain Lemuel Moody ordered the construction of the Portland Observatory to serve as a communication station for Portland, Maine’s bustling harbor. Today, volunteers from Hampton® Hotels’ Save-A-Landmark® program worked an estimated 75 hours to preserve the treasured landmark, which now operates as a museum. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 2006, the Portland Observatory is the last known remaining historic maritime signal station in the United States.