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    Hilton Mumbai International Airport celebrated Earth Week with a Plantation Drive and more, to spread Environmental Awareness.

    As part of Hilton’s 2030 Goals, Hilton Mumbai International Airport contributes in several projects to reduce environmental footprint.

    celebrated the 51st anniversary of Earth Week between April 18 to 24, 2021. April 22 marks Earth Day, and over the years the week leading up to this day has become an annual, global celebration to honour our planet. At Hilton, Earth Week allows us to recognize the great work our Team Members around the world do to protect the environment. 

    “For over 100 years, Hilton and its Team Members have had a positive impact in the communities where we work and live. We are proud to have made great progress towards our Travel with Purpose 2030 Goal to cut our environmental footprint in half, but there is still more to do!” said Mr. Brijesh Singh, F&B Manager, Hilton Mumbai International Airport.

    During the Earth Week, the hotel team rounded up ways for the team members to activate Back-to-Basics program. Back-to-Basics is a program designed to drive cost and utility savings through small, zero cost behaviour changes. This program provides individual departments with tips on how to identify inefficiencies and reduce utility consumption to achieve tangible cost savings. It is estimated that implementing the Back-to-Basics program can save a 200-room hotel $70,000 per year at no additional cost.

    The team at Hilton Mumbai International Airport celebrated Earth Day by beautifying the entrance of the hotel with a collective plantation drive, driven by the Executive Housekeeper and Horticulture team. All safety and sanitization protocols for all team members were maintained during this plantation drive.

    At Hilton Mumbai International Airport constant efforts are taken by the team to contribute to making our planet greener again. Being one of the major leaders in the hospitality industry, Hilton Mumbai International Airport took an initiative wherein they collected Waste/Used Cooking Oil (UCO) which was converted into Biodiesel ~ a sustainable source of energy under the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) which contributed to the reduction of GHG (Greenhouse Gas). 

    The Hilton India properties participate in Soap Recycling efforts in collaboration with Sundara NGO. Working towards making a positive change in many lives as part of this program, Hilton Mumbai donates partially used soaps to Sundara. The team at Sundara sanitize and recycle these soaps post which they are distributed within local communities. 

    Further, to make sure that the team is contributing in the smallest way possible, a unique initiative has been taken forth to observe ‘No Bin Day’ on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays every week at the Team Members’ Restaurant O22. This was done with an effort to reduce food wastage and to urge team members to take only required amount of food. As a constant reminder to the team members about the need for making an ardent effort to conserve and protect our planet, daily briefings, posters as well as in-house channels highlighting important facts related to environmental awareness are displayed.  

    Hilton is on a mission to redefine sustainable travel and tourism through Travel with Purpose, the company’s corporate responsibility strategy. Hilton has committed to cutting its environmental footprint in half and doubling social impact by 2030. 

    Hilton’s commitment to the environment is embedded across the business and supported by LightStay: an award-winning, global corporate responsibility performance measurement platform. LightStay was developed and implemented by Hilton to provide a one-stop solution for reporting environmental, operational and social impacts. 

    “Despite these unprecedented times, teams around the globe continue to prioritize reducing their environmental footprint, and we want to keep up the momentum.”, said Mr. Sandip Nalawade, Chief Engineer and LightStay Champion, Hilton Mumbai International Airport.

    To learn more about Travel with Purpose, visit https://cr.hilton.com/.

    Hilton Mumbai International Airport is located on Sahar Airport Rd, Ashok Nagar, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099. For reservations, write to us at reservations.mumbai@hilton.com or call us on +91 22 2838 0000/ 6199 0000.

    About Hilton

    Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,400 properties and more than one million rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill 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 top spot on the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2020 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 112 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including contactless check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on FacebookTwitterLinkedInInstagram and YouTube.

    About Travel with Purpose
    Travel with Purpose is Hilton’s corporate responsibility strategy to redefine and advance sustainable travel globally. By 2030, we plan to double our investment in social impact and cut our environmental footprint by half. We track, analyze and report our environmental and social impact at each of Hilton’s more than 6,400 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 people and local communities; and preserve our planet by reducing our impact on natural resources. Our strategy aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Visit cr.hilton.com to learn more.

    About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

    Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests’ evolving needs. With more than 575 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Begin your journey at www.hiltonhotels.com, and learn more by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/hhr and following Hilton Hotels & Resorts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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