Today, Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of 10 hotel brands announced the 2010 results of LightStay, its sustainability measurement system. Since the introduction of LightStay, the company continues to improve sustainability and economic performance and saved more than $74 million in utility costs as a result of the following reductions:
Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of 10 distinct hotel brands announced today its participation to celebrate Earth Hour 2011 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 26, 2011. As more than a billion people and organizations around the world turn off their lights in support of energy conservation, Earth Hour will be recognized at thousands of hotels in Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of brands including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.
Sustainability is simply good business. Since Hilton Worldwide brands touch hundreds of communities and millions of people every day, it’s important to us to lead our industry with products and programs that deliver great guest experiences and protect the world we live in.
Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of hotel brands recently became the first major multi-brand company in the hospitality industry to make sustainability measurement a brand standard. This sustainability measurement system, LightStay, helps improve hotel performance and drive economic returns while decreasing the company’s overall impact on the environment.