Throughout its 101-year history, Hilton has operated in times of crisis and tapped its network of partners, suppliers and team members to provide hospitality and support to communities in need. The COVID-19 outbreak is no exception. Our hotels around the world continue to amaze us with their hospitality at this time. The live blog below will serve to recognize some of those acts.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton donates parking spots to help medical professionals

Hampton Inn & Suites joined with other Charlottesville, Virginia, businesses to donate parking spots near the University of Virginia Medical Center to medical staffers, enabling them to skip the normal shuttle bus and better practice social distancing. (Source: NBC29)

Hilton London Metropole surprises NHS workers

National Health Service workers returned to the Hilton London Metropole on Easter to find some surprise gifts thanking them for their "egg-cellent" work. (Source: LinkedIn)

DoubleTree by Hilton lights up spirits in London

DoubleTree by Hilton helped lift the spirits of one London paramedic with its evening show of support and love. (Source: Twitter)

Hilton London Paddington Team Members play Easter Bunny

Hilton London Paddington Team Members delivered an egg-stra special surprise to National Health Service staff members staying there. (Source: Twitter)

Hilton Supply Management, Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas organize food donation program

Hilton Supply Management and its supply partners worked with 14 hotels, including the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas (pictured here), to donate food and supplies to Team Members affected by the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: LinkedIn)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Pune Chinchwad distributes food packets to frontline workers

Team Members at DoubleTree by Hilton Pune Chinchwad, India, worked together to cook and create food packets, which were then distributed to frontline workers and neighbors in need. (Source: NRI News 24x7)

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Hilton, American Express donate up to 1 million rooms to frontline medical professionals

Hilton and American Express have teamed up to provide medical professionals on the frontlines with up to 1 million rooms in the U.S. Beginning April 13, Hilton will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May. (Source: Thrive Global)

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, the only hotel open in the city, provides health care workers with complimentary stays

In a conversation with the Dubrovnik (Croatia) Times, Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik explained it is providing healthcare workers with complimentary accommodations, and is the only hotel open in the wider Dubrovnik region. The hotel also addressed measures and protocols implemented to ensure the safety and security of guests and Team Members. (Source: Dubrovnik Times)

Hampton by Hilton Sheffield delivers hand soap to local children's hospital

General Manager Richard Christie and Team Members of Hampton by Hilton, Sheffield, United Kingdom delivered much-needed hand soap to the Sheffield Children's Hospital. (Source: Twitter)

Hilton San Diego Bayfront has heart

The team at Hilton San Diego Bayfront lit up the hotel windows in a heart in honor of health care workers around the country. The post also asked users to tag health care professionals to thank them. (Source: NBC San Diego)

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Doubletree by Hilton Reading delivered cookie-shaped gratitude to hospital workers

Team Members at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Reading, Pennsylvania, brought some of the famous DoubleTree cookies to the staff at Reading Hospital. (Source: Twitter)

Embassy Suites hosting food drive-thru for laid off downtown service workers

The Downtown Embassy Suites in Knoxville, Tennessee, will turn its valet lane into a drive-through food pick-up event on April 10. The hotel and its partners will give 300 boxes of food for laid-off employees of local hotels, bars and restaurants. (Source: Knox News)

DoubleTree by Hilton in Crystal City greets visitors, traffic with lights of love

DoubleTree by Hilton Crystal City, Virginia, joined an increasing group of hotels in lighting up the night with a heart made up of illuminated windows. An added bonus: Drivers on the nearby interstate also get to enjoy the message of love. (Source: WJLA ABC7 Washington)

Hilton Garden Inn in Safranbolu is delivering its hospitality to one very special guest

The Hilton Garden Inn in Safranbolu, Turkey, knows that hospitality is delivered one person at a time … especially when there's just one person in a hotel. The property is taking care of Rosie Swale-Pope, a 73-year-old grandmother ultra-marathoner who's now holding there due to the pandemic. (Source: Financial Times)

Hilton Pensacola Beach transforms lobby coffee shop into grocery store

Team Members at Hilton Pensacola Beach, Florida, turned its lobby coffee shop into a temporary grocery story, selling the food it would've used for spring break. Customers even get cooking tips from its executive chef. (Source: Pensacola News Journal)

The Palmer House in Chicago invented the brownie; you can now make the famed recipe at home

The sweet treat was ordered by Bertha Palmer to be served at the Columbian Exposition World's Fair in 1893 — and the Palmer House hotel has been serving them up ever since. (Source: Travel & Leisure)

Hilton Bournemouth donates food to care homes

Before it had to suspend operations, Hilton Bournemouth in the United Kingdom donated food to Encore care homes this week, bringing joy to residents. (Source: Care Choices / Bournemouth Echo)

The historic Statler Dallas, Curio Collection by Hilton, opens doors to medical workers free of charge

The Statler Hotel is designating two floors in the historic downtown hotel for free lodging for medical professionals during the COVID-19 crisis. They are working with area hospitals, including Baylor Medical Center, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Children's Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital, to identify medical personnel in need of respite. (Source: Celina Record)

Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, N.Y. creates "Heroes Landing," a respite for local hospital workers

The Albany Hilton Garden Inn has created "Heroes Landing," a respite for hospital workers at area hospitals like Albany Medical Center and St. Peter's Hospital. With an influx of patients and punishing round-the-clock schedules, hospital staff on the front lines of the coronavirus battle needs time to rest between shifts. Heroes Landing is a safe haven for doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, where they have access to the rest, nutrition, and support they need to combat COVID-19, protect our community, and save lives. (Source: News4Buffalo)

DoubleTree gives bread, buns, bacon, sausages and ices to RBS foodbank appeal

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Edinburgh City Centre cleaned out its freezer to contribute to the Royal Bank of Scotland foodbank appeal. Contributions included bread, buns, bacon, sausages … and, of course, dozens of DoubleTree cookies. (Source: Edinburgh Evening News)

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Hilton Garden Inn, Gurgaon, Baani Square salutes heroes working on COVID-19 front lines

In a symbol of solidarity with people working around the clock, the Hilton Garden Inn, Gurgaon, Baani Square, India, lights up its windows in a heart. (Source: APN News)

Homewood Suites Philadelphia to offer free rooms to doctors and nurses from HUP, CHOP

The Homewood Suites by Hilton in Philadelphia is offering free accommodations to HUP (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania) and CHOP (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) doctors and nurses. They are also offering rooms to UPenn police officers. (Source: FOX29 Philadelphia)

Hilton Mumbai Chef offers tips for cooking at home

Dinesh Mhatre, Executive Chef at Hilton Mumbai International Airport, India, shared three easy recipes to make at home during the coronavirus lockdown. (Source: The Indian Express)

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, feeds workers on the medical frontlines

Homewood Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, kept its kitchen open during the quarantine period to support the efforts of CESTUR (Specialized Body of Touristic Safety), an institution that is working on safety tasks in Santo Domingo. Each day the hotel delivers ready-to-eat meals to the Institution staff. (Source: Info Tur Dominicano)

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Hilton Hangzhou Qiandaohu Lake Riverside Hotel welcomes medical workers with grand ceremony

The Hilton Hangzhou Qiandaohu Riverside Hilton Hotel in China welcomed a special guest—the third batch of 266 "white soldiers" in Hangzhou 's medical team, for two weeks of rest and relaxation following over two months of work on COVID-19.

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