Chris Nassetta, President & CEO of Hilton Worldwide, stops by Reuters Davos Today at the World Economic Forum to discuss the economy and Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to youth. To hear what Chris Nassetta has to say about the industry’s impressive projected pipeline of growth and its plans to prevent a “lost generation” click here.
At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world. The travel and tourism industry is uniquely positioned to address this issue as it is expected to create 73 million new jobs by 2022. However, in order to fill these positions, hospitality companies around the world need to address the skills gap.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNN's John Defterios speaks with Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta about growth and tackling youth employment. Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) released a white paper at the highlighting solutions to youth joblessness that the hospitality industry is positioned to provide.
13th Annual Competition Builds Impact with new Basketball Game Day and Film Plastics Recycling Categories
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RecycleMania is back in action as college campuses compete to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste. For an eight-week period, beginning today and running alongside the NCAA basketball tournament, colleges and universities take part in an exciting competition that increases recycling participation by students and staff, while raising awareness about waste reduction programs on campuses.
Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation Issue Industry-Wide Call to Action to Help Prevent a “Lost Generation”
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world.
Annual “Campaign for the Community” Raises Funds for Nonprofits throughout Northern and Central California
SAN FRANCISCO, December 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility’s annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign’s history and exceeded last year’s total by $700,000. Employee contributions will benefit entities throughout PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.
Round Rock, TEXAS, December 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Stony Point High School in Round Rock, Texas set out to improve school attendance and ended up transforming the entire school community, boosting student engagement, posting huge attendance gains and winning a national championship in the Get Schooled 2012 Fall Attendance Challenge. Stony Point High School, part of a regional Get Schooled Challenge in Central Texas, posted a 5.06% boost in attendance. E3 Alliance, together with Emmis Austin Radio and Incite organized the regional effort with 31 Central Texas schools participating.
Missoula senior to trek 157 miles and climb 14,505 feet to raise money for a nonprofit organization dedicated to getting youth outside
MISSOULA, Mont., Dec. 11, 2012 /3BL Media/– Hellgate High Senior Adam Peterman, 17, of Missoula, Mont. will attempt to bike, hike and scramble from the lowest point in the contiguous United States to the highest in an effort to inspire more youth to get outside. As part of his senior project, Peterman will travel from Badwater in Death Valley, Calif., to the 14,505-foot summit of Mount Whitney beginning December 20 and attempt to reach California’s highest peak in less than 48 hours entirely under his own steam.