Conrad Bangkok Celebrates Third Annual Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service

 

BANGKOK, Thailand – Conrad Bangkok – In celebration of Hilton Worldwide’s third annual Global Week of Service, October 19 – 25, more than 100 volunteers from Conrad Bangkok reached out to unprivileged young people to provide education and employment opportunities. Community service is an integral part of Hilton Worldwide’s culture, and acts of volunteerism occur year-round across our portfolio of eleven distinct brands and more than 4,200 properties. Conrad Bangkok’s efforts are a part of Hilton Worldwide’s week-long annual celebration of the company’s commitment to serving and enriching the communities where we live, work and travel. This year, Hilton Worldwide participated in more than 3,000 hands-on service projects globally.

 

“Young adults in underprivileged communities often have talent, but lack the opportunity to better themselves.” said Harald Feurstein, General Manager at Conrad Bangkok. “Providing these of young adults and children with the opportunity to better themselves will help strengthen the foundations of these communities in the coming future.”

 

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Global Week of Service is Hilton Worldwide’s largest annual volunteer service initiative and brings together Team Members from across Hilton Worldwide’s offices and hotel properties, helping to strengthen the company’s connections with its local communities and bringing Team Members closer together. Follow this link to watch a short video on Global Week of Service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dshpd1qDNSY

 

During Global Week of Service, Team Members are encouraged to share their personal stories of service and hospitality. Throughout the week, photos and stories will be posted at www.hiltonworldwide.com/serve, on the Hilton Worldwide Facebook page and on the @HiltonWorldwide Twitter account.

 

In 2013, Team Members at more than 900 properties and offices completed more than 2,400 volunteer projects in 700 cities across the company’s global footprint. The projects focused on engaging Team Members and delivering on Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to Travel with Purpose by creating opportunities, strengthening communities, celebrating cultures and living sustainably. This year, the company aims to build upon this community engagement and is striving to complete more than 3,000 service projects.