Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa Takes Part in Hilton Worldwide’s Largest Global Career Event

Careers@Hilton Live Invites Job SeekersAround the World to Discover the Vast Career Opportunities Available in the DynamicHospitality Industry

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May 29, 2014

PHUKET, Thailand - Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa has taken part in Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, Hilton Worldwide's largest ever global career event showcasing to young people, the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe are hosting hundreds of events to inform those looking for employment, including young people, about the vast array of exciting opportunities available to all in the hospitality industry.This event is part of Bright Blue Futures, a global program that encourages Team Members to donate their time and expertise to help young people achieve stability and bring hope to their communities, preparing them for a brighter future.

Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality events are a unique opportunity for Hilton Worldwide Team Members to inspire those looking for employment about careers in the hospitality industry, and to support them by providing guidance on the skills that are vital to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Participants have been joining Hilton Worldwide Team Members for events ranging from résumé clinics, to career speed-networking, as well as presentations from Team Members on their career paths.

On May 29, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa hosted an event where 20 students from Phuket Rajabhat University and 60 students from Phuket Vocational College joined the hotel open house activities. The students were divided into groups that took turns visiting the stations categorized by departments including: Human Resources to showcase how to write a good resume, tips for a successful interview and a practice interview with Human Resources manager; Front Desk to explain key hotel information, how to find rooms by building and demonstrate the hotel collaterals for check-in/check-out process; Kitchen to decorate a cup cake and challenge for the best decorated cup cake; Food and Beverage to show how to fold napkins in various styles, standard table set up and cocktails making; Housekeeping to make up a bed and a contest to complete the task within 15 minutes. The students enjoyed a delightful event with big smiles on their faces and hands full of souvenirs. Students also had an afternoon tea break to catch up with the Blue Energy team and a group of team members in the tropical garden.

David Prince, general manager, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, said: "Young people continue to face challenging employment prospects, so it is more important than ever to make sure they receive information and advice about the options available and the skills and attributes they will need once they embark on their chosen careers.

"We are passionate about raising awareness of the opportunities the hospitality industry offers and we are delighted to be doing this through one of our biggest ever careers events across the globe."

Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month is a part of Hilton Worldwide'sOpen Doors commitment, which aims to positively impact at least one million young people by 2019 and better prepare them to reach their full potential.

Anyone unable to attend an event during the month of May can still take part in Hilton Worldwide's "Career Concierge," in whicheveryoneinterested in learning more about careers in hospitality can submit their questions onlinevia Hilton Worldwide's twitter feed (@HiltonWorldwide) using hashtag #CareersatHiltonLive, or through the form on www.hiltonworldwide.com/youth. Each week in May, this website will be updated to host a selection of the submitted questions, answered by a panel of Hilton Worldwide Team Members.

For more information about Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/youth. For information on job opportunities with Hilton Worldwide, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/careers.

About Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa
Located in the heart of Karon Beach and just a short 10 minutes drive to Patong Beach, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is a luxurious hotel on the island of Phuket featuring 665 guest rooms and suites encompassing three wings. All rooms have private balconies and a view of the glorious Andaman Sea or the resort's lush tropical garden. The resort is also home to the finest Spa in the region with an exclusive sanctuary featuring 15 delightful treatment suites and captivating villas providing the ultimate spa experience. Complete your ideal tropical beach getaway with an extensive range of international and Asian cuisine at our exciting dining venues. For more information about our hotel, please visit www.phuketarcadia.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton Phuket at www.facebook.com/hiltonphuket, www.twitter.com/hiltonphuket, and www.instagram.com/hiltonphuket.

Contact

Halutehai Wattanapathomvong
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa
+66 7639 6433/41
haluethai.wattanapathomvong@hilton .com

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