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September 7, 2012

Hilton Worldwide Receives Recognition for Commitment to Diversity in annual 'Latina Style 50 Report'

Magazine highlights Hilton Worldwide’s diversity and recruitment initiatives in “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For” survey results

(McLean/Virginia, USA – September 07, 2012) Hilton Worldwide announced its inclusion as one of the “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For” in LATINA Style Magazine’s annual LATINA Style 50 Report. LATINA Style Magazine’s survey recognized Hilton’s dedication to diverse recruitment and promotion initiatives as well as its recruitment of veterans and military personnel in its report.

“We are honored to be recognized by such a prestigious publication for our diversity initiatives,” said Matt Schuyler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide. “The Latina community is integral to Hilton Worldwide and our future success, and we continue to be committed to cultivating the economic vitality of the communities in which we conduct our business.”

Global diversity and inclusion is a strategic priority for Hilton Worldwide. With more than 300,000 managed and franchised team members working in 3,900 hotels in 91 countries around the world, Hilton Worldwide focuses on and celebrates diverse culture, talent, workplace, and marketplace initiatives, building on its legacy of global inclusiveness.

Hilton Worldwide and its programs will be featured in the August issue of the magazine and will be honored during LATINA Style’s Awards Ceremony & Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.

The full results of the 2012 LATINA Style 50 Report can be found at: www.latinastyle.com.

Survey Methodology
Now in its 15th year, this annual report sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s career advancement opportunities for Latinas.

Companies responding to LATINA Style’s questionnaire are evaluated based on issues that LATINA Style readers identified as most important to them in the workplace. Among the principal areas of evaluation are: number of Latina executives, mentoring programs, Latina board members, educational opportunities, alternative work policies, dependent/child care support, employee benefits, women’s issues, job retraining, affinity groups, and Hispanic relations. Evaluations for the 2012 annual report were based on 2011 data.

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