Extending Our Stay

A six-part sustainable travel docuseries explaining some of the world’s biggest environmental challenges and offering solutions as to how we can all play a part in creating a more sustainable world.

Extending Our Stay profiles people around the world driving change, on hotels making a difference and on tangible ways consumers and travelers can make small changes to make a big difference, and is a personification of Hilton’s industry-leading “Travel with Purpose” environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, which launched in 2011 and is committed to driving responsible tourism and travel globally.

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Episode 1: The Impact of Food Waste

When it comes to food waste, spoiled groceries and overflowing buffet plates are just the beginning. The entire supply chain of food production is riddled with waste. But despite all this, world hunger numbers continue to rise. Learn more about why, and get tips on what you can do to make more sustainable dining decisions at home and while traveling.

Episode 2: Eating and Drinking More Sustainably

“Eat local” is a common phrase—but why is it so important to know where your food comes from, and how can that knowledge impact your carbon footprint? In this episode, we answer these questions and hear from leaders in the food and beverage space who are experimenting with untraditional production and sourcing methods to drive change in their industries.

Episode 3: Impacting Plastic Pollution

Travel to Hawaii’s Big Island to see the effects of plastic debris firsthand and discuss the implications for other oceans and shorelines around the world. Learn more about what happens when plastic isn’t recycled, how it impacts our ecosystems, and what you can do to limit your use of it both at home and on vacation.

Episode 4: Access to Safe Water

When’s the last time you thought about where your water comes from? Travel to Hawaii and Peru to visit with experts who help us explore this question and encourage us to rethink our relationship with water. Understand the effects of shortages, learn why pollutants are such a large threat to our coral reefs and local communities, and get tips on what you can do to conserve water and help keep it safe.

Episode 5: Supporting Our Communities

We all have our reasons for taking a trip. We travel to experience new cultures, to check out new hotels, to complete our bucket list, and to expand our worldviews. But it’s important to remember that when we’re away from home, we’re visiting someone else’s. In this episode, Hilton team members share how they give back to their local communities, and we provide actionable tips on how you can be a more informed and respectful traveler on your next vacation.

Episode 6: Hilton Team Members Taking Action

With a threat as massive as climate change, we all must do our part. For some, that means examining your habits at home. For others, change starts in the workplace. Watch to learn how Hilton team members around the globe are shaping and carrying out our Travel with Purpose mission.

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To learn more about Hilton’s Travel with Purpose strategy, including our commitment to double our investment in social impact and cut our environmental footprint in half by 2030, visit esg.hilton.com.