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Hilton Pattaya Celebrates Annual Hilton Worldwide Global Month Of Service
Local Hotel Team Members Help Strengthen Community by Serving Local Pattaya City School No. 5 and No. 11
November 12, 2015
PATTAYA, Thailand - In celebration of Hilton Worldwide’s Global Month of Service, throughout October, more than 30 volunteers from Hilton Pattaya donated computer equipment to Pattaya City School No. 5 and No. 11 and helped spruce up their learning centers. Community service is a century-old tradition for Hilton Worldwide. Throughout the year, team members dedicate their time, passion and unique brand of hospitality to create positive change in their local communities. Hilton Pattaya’s efforts are a part of the month-long celebration of the company’s year-round commitment to serving and enriching the communities where Hilton Worldwide team members live, work and travel.
“We are delighted to take the lead on this community project and support Hilton Worldwide’s Global Month of Service. Our team members came up with a great idea that we should donate used computers and related equipment to nonprofit organizations or local schools. We provided 20 sets of refurbished computers to Pattaya City School No.5 and No. 11. In addition to the equipment, Hilton Pattaya provided computer technicians to assist in the evaluation and repair,” said Rudolf Troestler, general manager, Hilton Pattaya.
“We would like to thank you Hilton Pattaya for seeing it crucial to extend a helping hand to the community. These electrical goods will bring the student access to computer technology,” said Jirasak Jitsom, Director of Pattaya School No. 11.
Global Month of Service is Hilton Worldwide’s largest annual community service initiative and mobilizes hundreds of thousands of team members from every region to engage in numerous volunteer events and activities happening around the world. Volunteers offer their time to support a wide range of projects including conserving natural resources, mentoring and training young people, creating amenity care packages for communities in need, collecting surplus food and distributing to underserved communities and aiding local communities devastated by disaster.
Since its inaugural service celebration in 2012, Hilton volunteers have provided support to more than 6,700 projects worldwide and contributing more than 300,000 hours of community service. Last year, in just one week, Hilton hosted more than 3,500 projects in 86 countries, totaling more than 150,000 hours. The company aims to complete 3,750 projects across its global footprint.
Team members are encouraged to share their personal stories of hospitality and community service. Throughout the month, photos, videos and stories will be posted at www.hiltonworldwide.com/serve, on the Hilton Worldwide Facebook page and on the @HiltonWorldwide Twitter account.
About Hilton Pattaya
Unique by design and centrally located, Hilton Pattaya rises 34 levels above CentralFestival Pattaya Beach, South East Asia's largest beachfront shopping complex, with spectacular views North and South over Pattaya Bay and the Gulf of Thailand. Styled with the property's beachfront location in mind, all Hilton Pattaya rooms and suites feature 180 degrees of unobstructed ocean views with private balconies. This unique position forms the core of Hilton Pattaya's design concept and philosophy. Panoramic views, high quality design and finishes, and impeccable service play an integral part of the experience that is on offer to both leisure and business travelers. From the moment you arrive you will know that a new standard for style and sophistication has been set. A unique combination of light, textures and finishes create an atmosphere of pure indulgence. Just 90 minutes from Bangkok Suvarnabumi International Airport and with so much luxury to offer, the Hilton Pattaya is your new recreation and business destination of choice. For information, please visit www.pattaya.hilton.com or contact the hotel directly on + 66 (0)3 825 3000.
+66 038 253 028