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Openings/Renovations

Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel in Haiti with Development of Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with CAB, S.A. to operate the new build Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince Louverture Airport. Scheduled to open in 2016, this new Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Haiti will introduce the Hilton Garden Inn brand to the Caribbean and debut the company's first hotel in Haiti.

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Packages/Promotions

Hilton Worldwide and DIRECTV Announce a New In-Room Strategic Supplier Agreement to Enrich Entertainment Experience in Half a Million U.S. Guest Rooms

Hilton Worldwide and DIRECTV are joining forces to deliver the world’s most popular TV service to more than half a million hotel guest rooms across the United States. This new agreement will make DIRECTV a preferred television supplier for providing enriching in-room entertainment experiences at Hilton Worldwide properties.

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Business/Meetings

Meeting Planners Check-In To The Cloud at Hilton Worldwide

Continuing to make connections and large-scale events easier, Hilton Worldwide invites meetings professionals to check-in to the cloud. Today the hotelier announces the deployment of getplanning™ – an interactive planning platform created by experienced meeting professionals – to its portfolio of Connect+ properties globally.

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Leisure Travel

Heading into the Holiday Travel Season, Survey Reveals More than Half of Americans Confess to Misbehaving as a House Guest in Someone Else’s Home

While people love spending time with family during the holidays, staying under the same roof might be a little too much family time for some. With more than half of Americans confessing to misbehaving as a guest in someone else's home, according to a new survey* by Embassy Suites Hotels, the truth is that being a holiday house guest can be inconvenient and stressful.

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Wellness

Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether you’re away for business or pleasure, don’t let traveling be an excuse to break your healthy New Year’s resolutions. Check out these tips from Jodi Sullivan, Hilton Worldwide’s senior director of global fitness, to help maintain your health wherever your travels may take you.

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Sustainability

Hilton Worldwide Extends Soap Recycling to Japan

Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has extended its global soap recycling initiative to all 10 of its Japan hotels. The program supports the company's commitment to diverting waste from landfills through reuse, recycling and donations via its global RePurpose program, and enables Hilton Worldwide to make a significant contribution toward combating hygiene-related diseases in underprivileged communities in Asia.

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Product Innovation

Conrad Hotels & Resorts Introduces Luxury Segment’s First Comprehensive Pre Check-In Feature through its Conrad Concierge App

Conrad Hotels & Resorts introduces the luxury hospitality segment's first comprehensive pre check-in feature to its award-winning travel mobile application, Conrad Concierge. All guests at each of the Conrad brand's 24 hotels worldwide can now find greater customization and convenience at the touch of a button - from selecting pre-arrival amenities to ordering in room dining and enjoying mobile check-out. Since Conrad introduced the platform with check out and amenity pre-selection functionality in November 2012, the app has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.

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Awards/Recognition

Empire State Pride Agenda Announces Hilton Worldwide Is Among 2014 Equality@Work Award Honorees

The Empire State Pride Agenda, New York's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organization, today announced honorees for the 11th annual Equality@Work Awards.

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Video

Travel + Leisure: Global Vision Awards

The hotels, tour operators, and cruise lines that are transforming the world through travel.

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Corporate Responsibility

Hilton Worldwide Awards Travel with Purpose Action Grants

Hilton Worldwide today announced it is awarding more than $150,000 to 62 Hilton Worldwide properties and community organizations around the world as part of the Travel with Purpose Action Grant program. The grants are intended to support the development of local solutions and strengthen the quality of life in the communities Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices serve.

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Diversity

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.

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Financial

Hilton Worldwide Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report first quarter 2014 financial results prior to the stock market open on Friday, May 9, 2014, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

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