Corporate Social Responsibility
Rosen Hotels & Resorts is offering special discounted rates at its eight Orlando-area hotels for those affected by Hurricane Dorian. The special distress rates are offered when a tropical storm or hurricane warning is in effect for any area in Florida.
Sampling some of the best restaurants in Orlando’s booming food scene can also translate into helping local children in need as part of Visit Orlando’s annual Visit Orlando Magical Dining program, held at more than 120 restaurants through the end of September 2019.
Hilton is keen to emphasize the charitable efforts that have helped define it for a century as it celebrates its 100th anniversary. Its Hilton Effect Foundation, Travel With Purpose, Meet With Purpose and the more recent Random Acts of Hospitality service initiative harken back to its founder’s belief in bettering humanity.
Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson spoke with Hilton's Daniella Foster, senior director of corporate responsibility, and Carole Munroe, director of portfolio, loyalty and content, about the hotel chain's many charitable efforts as it celebrates its centennial. This is a transcript of the Meetings Today Podcast interview.
A new generation of incentive travel award-winners is demanding programs that effect change in the form of corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Here’s how leaders in the incentives industry are incorporating CSR into their events.
Today’s incentive award-winners increasingly desire the opportunity to give back to local communities while enjoying their well-earned time abroad. Here are five international incentive CSR activities that will warm the hearts of incentive travelers while providing a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience.
The Personal Stories Project, co-founded by Charles Chan Massey, promotes activism, advocacy and support for the LGBT community and its allies. This is accomplished through sharing the personal, and often heart-wrenching, stories about the journey of coming out and other aspects of life across the LGBT and ally communities.
The #CSRshareDay social media campaign by London-based Positive Impact Events is designed to inspire meeting professionals to make events more sustainable and CSR-minded with a 24-hour push hosted by sustainability experts around the world.
In partnership with the nonprofit organization KultureCity, MGM Resorts International announced plans to make its major Las Vegas arenas, theaters and event centers sensory inclusive for individuals with autism, post-traumatic stress disorder and other sensory-sensitive conditions. It’s the most recent set of venues to commit to making their environments more accessible to people with autism and other sensory needs.
The Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel unveiled a new program for meetings that, as the property states, can make any event more “pawsitive.” And who wouldn’t want more of that? The Puppy Meeting Package brings 30 minutes of puppy playtime for groups of 25 or more attendees.