SINGAPORE — In line with World Water Day 2022, Hilton hotels and resorts across Southeast Asia have stepped up in support of the group’s unwavering commitment to raising awareness about reducing water consumption. water and improving people’s access to clean water in local communities through a range of activities. Key to this goal is Hilton’s Travel with Purpose 2030 goals, in which the company remains fully committed to halving its environmental footprint and doubling its social impact investment by 2030.
“The United Nations (UN) declares that the human right to safe drinking water is the foundation for the realization of many other internationally recognized human rights and more than 2.2 billion people live daily without access to clean water, of which approximately 110 million live in Southeast Asia.As one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, Hilton has a responsibility to do its part and we are absolutely committed to providing meaningful experiences for all those who walk through our doors. Thanks to the concerted efforts of our team members in Southeast Asia, travelers will enjoy greater peace of mind knowing that their stay at Hilton hotels and resorts is helping to make this destination a better place to live, work and live,” said Alexandra Murray, Vice President, Head of Southeast Asia, Hilton.
Reduce water consumption
Ensuring the quality and availability of water used throughout its value chain and global operations, Hilton’s holistic water management includes implementing sustainable practices in various programs across its network of hotels and resorts in Southeast Asia.
The Conrad Koh Samui team visited local schools and temples and offered to help repair damaged water pipes that can lead to wasted water, while the Hilton Pattaya installed a water pipe system. water separated on 15 floors to collect the remains of bottled water from the rooms in order to irrigate the hotel. gardens. The water pipes returned 750 liters of water to the hotel’s roof garden in the first week of implementation. As rainwater harvesting for hotels became viable, DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru and Hilton Garden Inn Puchong collected rainwater for use in both a cooling tower and landscape irrigation.
In partnership with Little Ripples, Conrad Centennial Singapore has gone the extra mile to provide one year of drinking water to one person in a developing community for every bottle of wine sold.
In the Philippines, from March 22 to April 22, 2022, Hilton Manila and Hilton Clark Sun Valley Resort are collaborating with Waves For Water to create a team member outreach campaign, providing clean water to communities in need.
In addition, an education session with key NGOs has been initiated in many countries to provide hotels with information on their local situation regarding access to clean water and sanitation and the development of support. future.
Continuing Hilton’s Strong Soap Recycling Partnerships
Supporting the group’s global commitment to redefining sustainable travel and tourism, Hilton hotels and resorts in Southeast Asia are working with soap recycling partners to help communities and reduce waste going to landfills through to its famous soap recycling program – the largest in the hospitality industry. The partnership was initiated to amplify ongoing engagement and awareness of World Water Day, improving education and community outreach to support long-term goals.
Embodying a spirit of service, dedicated team members from Hilton hotels and resorts across Southeast Asia have volunteered to bolster the group’s soap recycling efforts at hotels and resorts, working together to recycle used soap bars which are sanitized and reused as new soap bars for distribution. to those without access to basic sanitation.
Hilton’s eco-responsible initiatives and guest experiences across Southeast Asia reflect the group’s global effort to promote responsible tourism. By achieving its Travel with Purpose 2030 goals, Hilton has been recognized in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the most prestigious ranking of its kind, for the fifth consecutive year.
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About Travel with Purpose
Travel with Purpose is Hilton’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy to redefine and advance sustainable travel globally. By 2030, we plan to double our investment in social impact and halve our environmental footprint. We track, analyze and report our environmental and social impact at each of more than 6,800 Hilton hotels through LightStay, our award-winning performance management system. Travel with Purpose capitalizes on Hilton’s global scale to catalyze local economic growth, respect human rights, invest in local people and communities, and preserve our planet by reducing our impact on natural resources. Our strategy aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. To learn more about Traveling with Purpose, visit cr.hilton.com.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a global hospitality leader with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,800 properties and more than one million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision of filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a prominent place on the World’s Best Workplaces 2021 list and has been recognized as a Global Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for five consecutive years. In 2021, in addition to opening more than one hotel per day, Hilton introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including digital key sharing, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book connecting rooms confirmed. Through the award-winning Hilton Honors loyalty program, the more than 128 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn points for hotel stays and experiences that money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a digital key and pay for their purchases, all from their smartphone. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, TwitterLinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
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