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Hilton Launches Episode 5 of Eco‑Travel Docuseries “Extending Our Stay,” Highlighting Supporting Local Communities

Hosted by ESPN National Correspondent Michele Steele, episode five of this new six‑part series encourages travelers to do right by the communities they visit, like taking the “Pono Pledge” in the Big Island of Hawaii

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton has released the latest installment of its new “Extending Our Stay” video docuseries, which is focused on sustainable travel and creating meaningful change in the world as part of the company’s “Travel with Purpose” environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy.

Episode five, titled “Supporting Our Communities,” provides actionable tips on how you can be a more informed and respectful traveler on your next vacation ­– because it’s important to remember that when we’re away from home, we’re visiting someone else’s.

Hilton team members also share how they give back to their local communities, from donating discarded linens to local animal shelters and planting native trees in Hawaii to sourcing food from local farms and carrying handmade souvenirs from local artisans in Peru.

“Extending Our Stay” is hosted by ESPN National Correspondent and global traveler Michele Steele, and produced in partner with Likeable Media, a New York-based media and production agency. The series highlights and explores some of the world’s biggest environmental challenges — food waste, eating and drinking more sustainably, plastics, water, community support and more. The episodes are told from the point of view of subject matter experts, thought leaders, and those who are directly impacted by our changing world.

Additional episodes will be released monthly through April 2022 and will be supplemented with additional photography and information for consumers and travelers alike. To learn more about the project and to watch all episodes, visit

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. 

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