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Travel + Leisure: Global Vision Awards

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

CNN: Hotel towel dilemma: Replace or reuse?

More than 75% of U.S. hotels have towel and linen reuse programs, according to an industry survey.

Video: CNN: Hotel Giants: Global Visas are Key

CNN's Richard Quest speaks with Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta and Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson.

Video: BBC World Service Radio: Hilton Worldwide Creating Opportunities

Susannah Streeter interviews Christopher Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton Worldwide live from the World Economic Forum 2013. This interview originally aired on BBC World Service Radio -- "Newsday" on January 24, 2013. Learn more at

Video: Fox Business: Where are the Opportunities for Hotel Industry?

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson and Hilton Worldwide CEO Christopher Nassetta on the opportunity for growth in emerging markets.

Business & Leadership: Hilton Worldwide announces white paper on youth development

Hilton Worldwide is championing youth development having commissioned a white paper from the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and launched its own strategy for the area called Bright Blue Futures.

Video: CNN: Davos: Hotel Industry & the Economy

CNN's John Defterios talks with Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta about growth and tackling youth employment. Learn more now about Hilton Worldwide's three-part initiative to tackle youth joblessness.

Video: Reuters: WEF 2013: Chris Nassetta, Reuters Davos Today

Chris Nassetta, President & CEO Hilton Worldwide, stops by Reuters Davos Today during the World Economic Forum to discuss the economy and Hilton Worldwide's commitment to youth.Find out more about Hilton Worldwide's impressive projected pipeline of growth and its plans to to prevent "a lost generation."

USA Today: Hotels transform dining options for time-pressed travelers

Watch for hotels in 2013 to increasingly cater to guests' every whim when it comes to eating. In an age when time-pressed, health-conscious travelers are used to customizing their options at coffee shops and casual eateries, hotels are tweaking the type of food they prepare and where they serve it.

Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship: The Reputational Balancing Act

Managing corporate citizenship as a factor that contributes to corporate reputation can be a complicated task for global companies operating in multiple markets and diverse cultures with technology enabling instantaneous communication.

Lodging: Hilton Worldwide employees volunteer in their local communities

Hilton Worldwide promoted its commitment to local volunteerism by hosting the company’s first Global Week of Service Nov. 11-18. The event highlighted the projects of Hilton’s approximately 300,000 employees at more than 3,900 locations, which include rebuilding community centers, mentoring young people, restoring natural habitats, and helping military veterans in need.

Green Biz: At Hilton, U.S. Navy, recycling goes to the mattresses

What do the U.S. Navy and a major hotel chain have in common? Both are huge consumers of mattresses -- and both are involved in pioneering mattress recycling campaigns.

Environmental Leader: Hilton Launches Mattress Recycling

Hilton has begun a mattress recycling program, across all its US hotel chains, that it says will recycle about 85 percent of its mattresses and box springs.

Green Hotelier: Hilton takes steps forward to minimise food waste

International Tourism Partnership member, Hilton Worldwide, have announced a multi-year partnerships with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe.

The New York Times: On a Busy Road, a Company Needs Guardrails

This interview with Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive of Hilton Worldwide, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.

USA Today: Hilton hotel chain ushers in casual dining

Are white tablecloths and waiters on their way out in hotel restaurants in favor of an area that more resembles a gourmet market?

Finanacial Post: Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks Hampton Hotels as Top Global Franchise

Hampton Hotels today announced that it has been named the top global franchise by Entrepreneur magazine out of 200 franchisors listed in the publication’s October issue. The international ranking follows two consecutive years as the No. 1 franchise on Entrepreneur’s annual Franchise 500 list, where Hampton Hotels became the first hotel franchise to earn the top spot.

Environmental Leader: Hilton Launches Carbon-Offset Program in Southeast Asia

Hilton Worldwide has launched a carbon-offset program for events and meetings held at select hotels across Southeast Asia, using its LightStay Meeting Impact Calculator to track and measure carbon emissions from each event.