October 3, 2023

Community service stars: Hilton Brisbane’s week of festive cheer

The Brisbane hotel was also just recently selected to receive a USD1,000 Hilton Effect Grant, which has been used towards doubling the Christmas themed meals (from the planned 250 to a total of 500), packed with messages of love, encouragement and assistance prior to freezing them for collection by Oz Harvest, so that their customers can enjoy a festive meal this Christmas.

Entering into the joyful season, the week joined Hilton Brisbane group members in their passion for hospitality and service by taking part in hands-on volunteer events in their local neighborhood.

Hilton Brisbane has taken part in the annual Hilton Effect Week since 2011. In that time employee have contributed 5,177 volunteer hours; favorably impacting regional communities.

The hotel prepared a week filled with important community jobs that saw group members take part in a range of activities:- Cooked and packaged Christmas meals with composed messages of love and hope to contribute to Oz Harvest;- Donated pre-loved business wear and much required toiletries to Suited to Success;- Wrote inspirational Christmas messages to children on the Smith Family Learning for Life Program; and-Cleaned up the City Botanical Gardens and riverbank.

The staff member cooked meals, cleaned public gardens, donated pre-loved business wear and toiletries, and supported their long-lasting charity partners in the moving week of social work.

” Hilton Effect Week is a terrific chance for team members to make a favorable effect within our local Brisbane neighborhoods, and supports Hiltons business responsibility program, Travel with Purpose” said Hiltons Area General Manager, south east Queensland, Chris Partridge.

Hilton Brisbanes Travel with Purpose Champion, Adrienne Putelli, said: “I am proud of our groups cumulative effort to make a positive difference in the community, both environmentally, and from a social justice viewpoint. The results are both heart-warming and concrete.”

Hilton Brisbane employee exceeded and beyond recently (Dec 6-10) to assist support the neighborhood as part of Hilton Result Week.

2021 Hilton Effect Week comes less than two months after Hilton Brisbane Team Members came together with Brisbane City Council to leave a living tradition by planting 300 trees in local parkland.


According to Partridge, this effort honoured a dedication the hotel made in early 2019, to make favorable distinction in the environment by planting 100 trees every year, on the celebration of Hiltons 100th anniversary.