The International Congress on Religious-Spiritual Counselling & Care, organized by the British Association for the Study of Spirituality is taking place from 7th April to 10th April 2016 at Istanbul CVB member Grand Cevahir Hotel & Convention Center.
The conference covers areas like reforming and rehabilitating inmates in prisons, being a source of hope and morale for patients in hospitals, providing morale and offering spiritual and communal atmosphere for lonely and elderly people and disadvantaged groups in social services (nursing home, orphanage, shelters, asylum centre, family therapy, etc.), and boosting the patriotic values and beliefs for military personnel in the army.
Travel with Purpose is Hilton Worldwide's commitment to provide shared value to its business and communities around the world. As the driving strategy for Hilton Worldwide's corporate responsibility efforts, Travel with Purpose focuses on creating opportunities for individuals to reach their full potential; strengthening local communities where Team Members live, work and travel; celebrating cultures and the power of travel; and living sustainably through the measurement, analysis and improvement of the use of natural resources.
As part of the project implemented with Dreams Academy, Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus and Conrad İstanbul Bosphorus supply the cookies prepared by young people working at Dreams Kitchen which provides career opportunities in the kitchen arts. Those cookies provided by Dreams Kitchen, which is a sub project of Ayder Foundation, have been serving in coffee breaks at 27 meeting rooms of Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus. On the other hand, as part of the project, The Hotel’s teams of “Blue Energy”, Purchasing, Kitchen, Marketing & PR joined the baking cookie sessions at Dreams Kitchen. Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus, aims to create awareness for bringing disadvantaged young people to business life, and create new job opportunities for them.
Moreover, Dreams Academy has organized training sessions to Reception, Housekeeping, Marketing & PR teams on how to communicate with disadvantaged and disabled people.
Beside Hilton Worldwide’s global social responsibility projects, Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus and Conrad İstanbul Bosphorus, host another important project in cooperation with Association For Solidarity With Asylum Seekers And Migrants and international health aid foundation; International Medical Corps supported by United Nations.
Although the of importance of social responsibility projects has increased recently among the companies, Conrad İstanbul Bosphorus and Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus, have started social responsibility projects so many years ago.. The hotel has built primary school classrooms for the Red Crescent’s disabled students.
Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus and Conrad İstanbul Bosphorus will continue their social responsibility projects with the inspiration from Hilton Worldwide’s founder Conrad Hilton’s vision which is “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, by being the first choice of hotel guests, team members, and owners alike.