Hilton Launches New Brand – Signia Hilton

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Hilton today announced that they would be launching brand called Signia Hilton of which the CEO had been hinting about for a while.

Signia Hilton

Signia Hilton is aimed at meetings and conventions business. They have signed up three properties at the launch in Orlando, Atlanta and Indianapolis.

Hilton Honors Diamond Status Extension Emails Have Gone Out

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Hilton Honors has been sending out email this week to those Diamond members that didn’t stay enough in 2018 to requalify and would, however, qualify for the status extension and to apply for it by March 27, 2019.

Hilton Honors Diamond Status Extension 2019

Members that have qualified for Diamond status at least 3 times and have either earned half a million base points OR stayed minimum of 250 nights are eligible for this benefit ONCE.

Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific Resorts Up To 35% Off Sale For Stays Through February 2, 2020 (Book By March 19)

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Hilton Honors has launched their latest sale for stays at participating resorts in Asia-Pacific through February 2, 2020.

Hilton Asia Pacific Resorts Sale February 2019

Hilton Honors members can save up to 35% off their stays (non-member discount is 10% less). The offer is valid for bookings through March 19.

LAST CALL: Hilton Honors Southeast 20% Off Flash Sale For Stays Through May 12, 2019 (Book By February 19)

Hilton Honors on Friday launched a Flash Sle for stays at select cities in the Southeast through May 12, 2019.

Hilton Honors 20% Off Southeast Flash Sale

Members can save 20% off their stays if booked during this five day flash sale that ends tomorrow (February 19).

PREVIEW: Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific Resorts Up To 35% Off Sale For Stays Through February 2, 2020 (Book By March 19)

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Hilton Honors is about to launch their latest sale for stays at participating resorts in Asia-Pacific through February 2, 2020.

Hilton Asia Pacific Resorts Sale February 2019

Hilton Honors members can save up to 35% off their stays (non-member discount is 10% less). The booking goes live on February 19 and ends on March 19.

Hilton Honors Southeast 20% Off Flash Sale For Stays Through May 12, 2019 (Book By February 19)

Hilton Honors has launched new sale for stays at select cities in the Southeast through May 12, 2019.

Hilton Honors 20% Off Southeast Flash Sale

Members can save 20% off their stays if booked during this five day flash sale that ends on February 19.

Hilton Honors Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Award Pricing Anomaly?

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Hilton Honors “abandoned” award categories back in March 2017 (read more here) but promised not to dynamically price standard room awards that have maximum point prices set (access our latest Master Property-list here).

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Photo

Hilton at the time promised to keep the maximum price at 95,000 points per night. The other standard award levels are 5K, 10K, 15K, 20K, 25K, 30K, 35K, 40K, 45K, 50K, 60K, 70K, and 80K. The new Waldorf Astoria in Maldives requires, however, 120,000 points for a night exceeding this ceiling.

American Express U.S. Based Membership Rewards: 30% Transfer Bonus For Hilton Honors (Likely Targeted)

American Express Membership Rewards has a new promotion available for their U.S. based members, offering a 30% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to Hilton Honors.

This promotion is showing up on my Platinum Charge Card account and might be targeted as, once again, it has no expiration date listed, simply that the offer might disappear the next time you log in.

Top Hotel Promotions February 2019

Here’s look at the top 5 most lucrative hotel promotions that you can take advantage of this month.

IHG Rewards Club Free Nights Faster 2019

Remember that it really pays to take advantage of bonus and promotional offers from hotel loyalty programs. You can supercharge your point earnings!

UPDATE: Hilton Honors Mystery 5,000 Bonus Points (REMOVED)

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Many Hilton Honors (myself included) had last weekend 5,000 bonus points posted to their account for “2019 Visa Platinum APAC – Instant Silver Honors Status – 5K Bonus First Stay Offer”.

Hilton Honors Visa

The problem was that the bonus posted for stays outside of Asia Pacific, although mine was in Japan, Diamond members and those paying using other payment methods (I used Amex). Now, these points have as mysteriously disappeared.

Reader Question: Hilton Be My Guest-Certificate?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question about the use of Hilton’s Be My Guest-certificate that are issued by corporate for unresolved hotel issues (and sometimes for special promotions).

Hilton Be My Guest

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Hilton Honors Master Property List February 2019 (5,310 Hotels)

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Hilton Honors yesterday launched Points Explorer tool (read more here) that allows members to check the maximum award pricing at their favorite hotels.

Hotel Del Coronado

We already published the list of hotels (153 total) that require either 5,000 or 10,000 points for an award night (read more here). Now, we have compiled entire award list that is available both as PDF and spreadsheet for sorting purposes.

Hilton Honors 5,000 & 10,000 Points Per Night Hotels (February 2019)

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Hilton Honors members that would like to stretch their points further prefer to redeem at hotels that are just 5,000 and 10,000 points per night. We have just compiled an updated list of them.

Hilton Sharm Waterfalls Resort

There are 25 hotels at 5,000 points level and 128 requiring 10,000 points per night. Remember that elite members get fifth night free reducing the nightly cost even further (and you can sign up at the Silver level – read more here).

Hilton Honors Launches Points Explorer

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Hilton Honors made a decision last year to stop publishing award chart changes and the number of points that hotels require for a reward night can swing wildly.

Hilton Honors Points Explorer

Hilton has now, however, launched a new tool called Points Explorer that allows members to research the current maximum standard award price for any property and the lowest points price that Hilton has recently charged (when the rates are low awards are priced dynamically).

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