The Province Of Milan Acknowledges Hilton Milan As Virtuos Company 2011

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May 24, 2011

MILAN, Italy - Hilton Milan has been recently awarded by the Province of Milan as “Virtuos Company” for its outstanding commitment in the integration and professional development of its Team Members with disabilities.

During the award ceremony, the Province of Milan, highlighted that Hilton Milan “created a career path which includes an especially trained tutor for the introduction of team members with disabilities in companies and supports them in the new job environment. Furthermore the hotel paid special attention to the maintenance of work places and organised meetings in the company also with the families to share the experiences".

“We’re very proud to have received this important acknowledgement from the Province of Milan”, said, Ilio Rodoni, general manager, Hilton Milan. “The introduction of team members with disabilities in our hotel has started in 2000 and with the years it has turned into a rich and rewarding project, which includes on-going professional training and a strong support for each of them. For all these years we have been working together with ANFFAS – National Association for Families and People with Disabilities – and it’s also thanks to them that today we’re among the companies which have been awarded”.

With the years, the hotel’s team members with disabilities grew professionally and once, they were confident and achieved the necessary knowledge, they passed from back office activities also to the front office business with guest contacts.

Centrally located in the heart of the city, Hilton Milan has 319 well appointed rooms, 2 of which are suites. The hotel’s Pacific Milano restaurant offers a fusion menu of Californian cuisine combined with classic Italian flavours, while the comprehensively renovated Cosmopolitan Bar & Lounge serves a range of refreshing drinks and cocktails. For business travellers the hotel has 10 fully equipped meeting rooms with natural lighting, accommodating up to 500 delegates.

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