(MENAFN Press) Aqaba, Jordan “ 10 April 2014 - DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba is celebrating after receiving a prestigious company honor - the Crystal Cookie, awarded by the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to hotels which demonstrate clear leadership and involvement within their communities.
Judges recognized the commitment and community benefits of the hotel's "Teaching Kids to Care" community outreach program. DoubleTree By Hilton Aqaba was handpicked for the coveted accolade as a result of its partnership with the neighboring 10th Area School and the numerous projects they have worked on together
"We are thrilled to be recognized for this prestigious company accolade,", said Michel Lansen, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba. "Winning the award has not only provided appropriate recognition for our dedicated team members who are continually engaged in creating ideas to help their local community. I am proud and honoured to lead such an inspiring team of individuals."
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