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Hilton Worldwide are founding members of the International Tourism Partnership and their President, Development, Architecture and Construction, Ian Carter was ITP’s Chairman from 2010 to 2015.


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Through innovation and collaboration with industry and multi-stakeholder organisations, such as the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), we can share best practices, embed sustainability in all facets of our industry and share in the ITP’s mission to provide practical solutions for responsible and sustainable tourism.

Ian Carter - President, Development, Architecture and Construction, Hilton Worldwide.

Hilton Worldwide and Responsible Business


Founded on the basis that travel and tourism enriches people’s lives and provides economic and social benefit to local communities, to this day, Hilton Worldwide is committed to doing the right thing by guests, the environment and local communities. Hilton’s CSR programme, Travel with Purpose has brought together these values for the last seven years, focusing the company’s shared vision and strategic priorities including creating opportunities, strengthening communities, celebrating cultures and living sustainably.

In 2010 the company unveiled LightStay – a propriety system to measure and analyse their sustainability performance. Embedded in this programme is ITP’s Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative, which Hilton were involved in creating alongside other ITP members. Hilton are also actively involved in working groups on Human Trafficking, Supply Chains and Water and Hilton properties in Brazil, Mexico, Vietnam and Romania participate in YCI.

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Global hotel groups collaborate to create industry first for water measurement

August 30, 2016

ITP (International Tourism Partnership) is proud to announce a major step forward in the hotel industry’s stewardship of water, with the launch today of the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI).…

ITP Member activities highlighted in UN Global Compact

June 22, 2016

ITP Members’ positive actions for a fairer society and a more sustainable future have been highlighted in a report to the UN Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is the…

YCI can help more young people thanks to funders’ generosity

March 17, 2016

Thousands of young people around the world will have their lives changed for the better thanks to the commitment of YCI’s hotel industry partners and foundations. Thanks to new and…

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