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Hilton teams up with celebrity chef to support Glasgow food bank

Scottish celebrity chef and restaurateur Tony Singh MBE teamed up with chefs from Glasgow Hilton hotels on Wednesday 18 October to visit and offer support to Glasgow NE Food Bank as part of Hilton’s Global Week of Service UK event. Singh created three new affordable recipes especially for the event, which were then shared with food bank volunteers and users. These included Scottish recipes such as Spiced Neep Soup and more inventive alternatives Cheese Cookies and Bread Soup. Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor helped fund the building of storage at a local food bank, and chefs from Hilton hotels across Glasgow regularly


Hilton invests $50 million into African expansion

Hilton has committed a total of $50m (£37.8m) over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative to support the continued expansion of its Sub-Saharan African portfolio. These funds are intended to support the conversion of around 100 hotels (roughly 20,000 rooms) in multiple African markets into Hilton branded properties, focusing mainly on its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, DoubleTree by Hilton and the recently launched Curio Collection by Hilton. Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton said: “Hilton remains committed to growth in Africa having been present on the continent for


Rethinking recruitment to attract young talent into hospitality

The travel and tourism industry is the largest employer in the world.  It accounts for almost 10% of jobs globally, and it is expected to generate 73 million new jobs by 2022.  This projected growth is good news – not only for hotels and restaurants but also for the array of businesses in the hospitality supply chain. The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that every new job created in the hospitality industry supports 1.5 jobs along the supply chain, with a proportionate economic boost to local communities.  However, the industry’s potential to realise this growth – and all the benefits that


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