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Hilton Colombo is proud to announce its participation in Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, Hilton Worldwide’s annual global career event showcasing the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry for young people. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe hosted hundreds of events to inform those looking for employment about the exciting and diverse career opportunities in hospitality. This initiative is a part of Hilton Worldwide’s Open Doors commitment, which aims to positively impact at least one million young people by 2019 and better prepare them to reach their full potential.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide with more than 550 hotels across six continents, today announced winners of Hilton Brand Awards for 2014. Through these awards, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide are recognized for their high performance, with five properties receiving the highly coveted Connie Award, named in honor of the brand’s founder Conrad Hilton.
Hilton Colombo marked Earth Hour 2014 from 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 29, 2014 as people and organizations around the world turn off their lights in support of action on global climate change.
Hilton Colombo today announced the appointment of Daniel Leah as executive chef. Daniel Leah will report to general manager Rudolf Troestler and will be responsible for the hotel's overall kitchen operations of the iconic restaurants, bars as well as banqueting. Chef Leah has been with Hilton Worldwide for 18 years sharing his expertise in Saudi Arabia, India and the United Kingdom. He joins the experienced team at Hilton Colombo on September 9, 2013.