Portland Hilton team celebrates 100th Anniversary with a Waterfront Cleanup

  • Portland Hilton team celebrates 100th Anniversary with a Waterfront Cleanup

     
    POSTED July 2, 2019
     
  • Portland Hilton team celebrates 100th Anniversary with a Waterfront Cleanup

     
    POSTED July 2, 2019
     
  • Portland Hilton team celebrates 100th Anniversary with a Waterfront Cleanup

     
    POSTED July 2, 2019
     
  • Portland Hilton team celebrates 100th Anniversary with a Waterfront Cleanup

     
    POSTED July 2, 2019
     

Marking the 100th anniversary of Hilton on May 31, hundreds of Hilton hotels worldwide conducted “Random Acts of Hospitality” in order to give back to their communities and represent the strength of Hilton hospitality. The Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront joined the Hilton movement as it set out to clean up the area’s Eastern Promenade and East End Beach. The hotel teamed with other Hilton-branded properties in Portland, as well as the City of Portland Parks and Recreation to make the cleanup program a success.

“Creating community is an important Hilton value that has been at the center of Conrad Hilton’s founding vision for the last century,” says Kim Strondak, director of sales at the Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront. “Hilton’s mission is to spread the light and warmth of hospitality throughout the world. That mission begins when we answer the phone to make a reservation and extends to our local backyard relationships and important causes here in Maine.”

Around 60 team members from the nine Hilton hotels in Greater Portland made a splash at the waterfront as they spent the afternoon cleaning up the beach, trail and water’s edge.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia has undergone a meeting place makeover including design changes and the addition of new group amenities. Now available are offsite wedding receptions in nearby Collins Park in the middle of Center City, Philadelphia for up to groups of 100 and on-site group sound meditation sessions. 

 

Willow by award-winning chef Charlie Palmer will heat up the culinary scene at Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhineback when the 50-room resort opens this fall. Palmer will bring his Progressive American cooking to the chic Hudson Valley location. As a veteran in the hospitality industry, Palmer will also oversee all food and beverage operations at the Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck, including the property’s in-room dining and catering programs, Aqua Terrace light fare and Willow Bar.

 
In July, Chris Heeter, The Wild Institute and thousands of fans had to say goodbye to beloved speaker dog Tuu Weh.

With her fists closed tightly, Chris Heeter let her hands drop lightly to her sides, opening her palms widely and wildly. And with that small, simple motion, Heeter was unknowingly opening not just her hands, but her heart to a presence that would change her life as well as thousands of others.