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

Magazine highlights Hilton Worldwide’s diversity and recruitment initiatives in “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for” survey results

September 04, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.
 

MCLEAN, Va. - 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.

"We are honored to be recognized by such a prestigious publication for our diversity initiatives," said Matt Schuyler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide. "The Latina community is integral to Hilton Worldwide and our future success, and we continue to be committed to cultivating the economic vitality of the communities in which we conduct our business."

Global diversity and inclusion is a strategic priority for Hilton Worldwide. With more than 300,000 managed and franchised team members working in 3,900 hotels in 91 countries around the world, Hilton Worldwide focuses on and celebrates diverse culture, talent, workplace, and marketplace initiatives, building on its legacy of global inclusiveness.

Hilton Worldwide and its programs will be featured in the August issue of the magazine and will be honored during LATINA Style's Awards Ceremony & Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.

The full results of the 2012 LATINA Style 50 Report can be found at: www.latinastyle.com.

Survey Methodology
Now in its 15th year, this annual report sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America's career advancement opportunities for Latinas.

Companies responding to LATINA Style's questionnaire are evaluated based on issues that LATINA Style readers identified as most important to them in the workplace. Among the principal areas of evaluation are: number of Latina executives, mentoring programs, Latina board members, educational opportunities, alternative work policies, dependent/child care support, employee benefits, women's issues, job retraining, affinity groups, and Hispanic relations. Evaluations for the 2012 annual report were based on 2011 data.

About LATINA Style Magazine
2012 marks LATINA Style Magazine's 18th year of publication. During this time, LATINA Style Magazine has become the most influential publication reaching the contemporary Hispanic woman. LATINA Style broke new ground in 1994 by launching the first national magazine dedicated to the needs and concerns of the contemporary Latina professional working woman and the Latina business owner in the United States. With a national circulation of 150,000 and a readership of nearly 600,000, LATINA Style is unique in its ability to reach both the seasoned professional and the young Latina entering the workforce for the first time. The culturally sensitive editorial environment the magazine provided showcases Latina achievements in all areas, including business, science, civic affairs, education, entertainment, sports, and the arts. LATINA Style also offer technology tips and reviews, entertainment reviews, travel recommendations, investment guidance, beauty tips, food and drink recipes, automotive updates, and career advice-in summary, all of the things that impact the quality of life.

Contact:
Dasha Ross
(703) 883-5805
dasha.ross@hilton.com

About Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.