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Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 12 March, 2024 11:01 am |

Hilton Makkah Commemorates International Women's Day with an “Inspire Inclusion” Event Featuring Guest Speaker Sarah Al-Turkistani

In honor of International Women's Day, Hilton Makkah hosted a special “Inspire Inclusion” event earlier today, March 7th, celebrating women's accomplishments and the strength of a diverse workforce. The event showcased Sarah Al-Turkistani, the Saudi entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and wellness advocate, who shared her inspiring journey and offer insights into success and holistic living.


Al-Turkistani's presentation aligned closely with Hilton's global “Inspire Inclusion” initiative, underscoring the hotel's dedication to nurturing an environment where talented women can excel. Today, Hilton Makkah's diverse team includes women in leadership roles across various departments, with the company providing equitable opportunities for professional and personal growth.


The event took place in the Hilton Convention Faqeeh Hall on the 2nd floor at 4 PM, welcoming over 100 women members of the Hilton Makkah staff. The gathering involved an enriching afternoon of networking, inspiration, and acknowledging the invaluable contributions of women in Saudi society.


"International Women's Day serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of promoting women's leadership," stated Mr. Bassam Ammar, General Manager of Hilton Makkah & Convention Center. "We are privileged to have Sarah Al-Turkistani share her insights, and we remain steadfast in our support of women across our organization. This celebration epitomizes our commitment to cultivating an inclusive workplace where everyone has the opportunity to succeed and inspire with their narrative. Our accomplished female leaders are integral to our success."


About Sarah Al-Turkistani


Sarah Al-Turkistani is a Saudi entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and wellness advocate. As the founder and CEO of LoCa Studios, she is revolutionizing the fitness industry with her holistic approach. Sarah's background in clinical pharmacy and her MBA education provide her with a unique perspective on health, wellness, and business success. She is a fervent advocate for empowering individuals to unlock their full potential and lead fulfilling lives.


About Hilton's Dedication to Women's Leadership


Hilton is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As part of its global “Inspire Inclusion” campaign, Hilton offers initiatives such as dedicated leadership training programs and the support of Women’s Team Member Resource Groups to empower female leaders within the organization. Hilton is recognized as the #1 World's Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and is actively working to promote even greater representation of women in senior positions worldwide.


About Hilton


Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 4,900 properties with over 800,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. 




About Hilton Hotels & Resorts


For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.




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