SOURCE: GlobalEnglish Corporation

May 03, 2005 10:00 ET

Hilton International Wins Middle East E-Learning Award for GlobalEnglish Online English Program

BRISBANE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2005 -- GlobalEnglish Corporation, the leading online English learning and support service provider for business communication, today announced that its client Hilton International has been selected for a Middle East Learning & Technology Award, in the category of Most Creative Implementation of an E-Learning Strategy.

"The success that Hilton International has achieved in improving the English communication skills of its front-line employees stands as an example for all global learning programs," said Ron Hoge, GlobalEnglish® President and CEO. "The data on productivity improvements is impressive, but more importantly, Hilton International has been successful in deploying a learning program that is aligned to a key business objective -- fulfillment of its brand promise to deliver excellent customer service."

The awards program was sponsored by Xpert Learning, a consultancy on integrated e-learning solutions, in collaboration with the organizers of the Middle East Learning & Technology Conference in Dubai, UAE, on April 5 and 6, 2005. Winners were announced during the event's closing ceremony on April 6.

"The Middle East is an extremely important region for Hilton International because of its rapid annual growth in business and leisure travel," said Rosie Hollis, Vice President, Human Resources -- Middle East, Asia Pacific for Hilton International. "As such, we have made strategic investments -- including the online English language training program -- in our Middle East workforce to ensure that every guest has a uniformly superlative experience."

To learn more about how your organization can achieve results like the Hilton International please contact GlobalEnglish at info@globalenglish.com.

About GlobalEnglish Corporation

GlobalEnglish Corporation is the leading online English learning and support service provider for business communication. The company is helping global organizations improve efficiency and operational integration by addressing the language skills gap. And the GlobalEnglish service delivers measurable improvements to learners and corporations; 92 percent of active users reported that they were able to apply what they learned to the job, and 71 percent saved at least one hour each week.

GlobalEnglish is the preferred choice of many of the world's largest companies, including BNP Paribas, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton International, IBM Japan, LG International, Mitsubishi Corporation, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, and Wyeth. GlobalEnglish also offers programs for individuals, schools, and children. For more information about how GlobalEnglish can help your company improve communication around the world, go to www.globalenglish.com and click on "Corporate Learning Service," or email us at info@globalenglish.com.

GlobalEnglish is a registered trademark, and GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service, the GlobalEnglish logo, and The Leading Online English Learning and Support Service Provider for Business Communication are trademarks of GlobalEnglish Corporation. Other company and product names used herein are for identification purposes and may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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