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HILTON HOTELS BEIRUT GLOBAL WEEK OF SERVICE
Hilton. Spreading hospitality, the right way.
December 11, 2012 3:03 by aghammachi11
BEIRUT LEBANON– November 30, 2012 – From November 15 to 18, Hilton received several special guests. Commencing on the 15th with a Show Me day, hospitality students got an opportunity to explore potential career interests and allowed them to visit a real workplace where they saw and experienced their future careers in action, gaining valuable information and insights into job opportunities.
The following day was dedicated to one exceptional student from the Show Me day, Miss Dorria, who shadowed the General Manager, Mr. JP Mainardi. She was showed how hard work, enthusiasm and dedication will lead potential employees to top positions. Dorria attended the briefing meetings with Mr. Mainardi and also joined him for lunch.
This day was followed by Stay With Us, an activity in which Team Members helped a little unique family feel cared for, valued and respected. With the participation of SOS Villages, Hilton Hotels Beirut invited a foster mother and her seven foster children to a 500sqm Royal Suite for the night, took them to the Italian restaurant Venezia for dinner, and invited them to a huge breakfast the next morning. Mr. RolfJan Van Zeijl, Director of Operations, said: “To see the smiles and excitement in the kids’ eyes made the whole exercise an amazing experience for the entire Hilton team!”
Finally, on Sunday November 18, 20 underprivileged children from the Social Service for the Welfare of Lebanese Children were invited to the Al Shindagah restaurant for a special lunch. Entertainment was arranged, including pirates, games and balloon animals.
All this is part of Hilton Worldwide’s ambition to spread warmth, hospitality and of course lend a hand to all those in need.