Hilton Worldwide Awards $320,000 to properties around the world creating innovative solutions to local Social and Environmental obstacles

Published on : Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Hilton-Worldwide-300x107Hilton Worldwide today awarded more than $320,000 (USD) to the 117 recipients of the 2016 Travel with Purpose Action Grants. Grants are awarded to Hilton properties and corporate offices that submit the most creative ideas to drive value for their hotels and strengthen the local communities where they operate.

 

“Now in our 4th year, Travel with Purpose Action Grants have been awarded to more than 300 properties providing over $880,000 (USD) to support projects around the world,” said Maxime Verstraete, vice president of sustainability, Hilton Worldwide. “The grants are a clear demonstration of our team members’ spirit of creativity and hospitality in addressing local social and environmental issues, which has enabled us to expand the program and increase our community investment year over year.”

 

The Travel with Purpose Action Grant program provides a platform for properties to submit ideas aimed at tackling issues that align with Hilton’s focus areas – creating opportunities, strengthening communities and preserving the environment. The program empowers Team Members to take ownership and generate out-of-the-box solutions, which results in the acceleration of the impact of Travel with Purpose around the world. Hilton Worldwide identifies Team Members as the most valuable asset of the business and truly celebrates the passion and perseverance they have of creating local social and environment projects that strengthen the global community. Key projects from each region include:

 

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