Hilton Honors Award Changes Early June 2019


There was some chatter late last week that Hilton Honors had changed the number of points required for awards at many hotels.

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Hilton Honors made a decision in the spring of 2017 to stop publishing award charts or changes to them but promised to keep “category” maximums in place (standard room awards are not dynamically priced).

Hilton Honors Midwest 20% Off Flash Sale For Stays June 13 – September 9, 2019 (Book By June 14)

Hilton Honors has launched a new Flash Sale for stays at select cities in the Midwest between June 13 – September 9, 2019.

Hilton Honors Midwest Offer

Members can save 20% off if booked by June 14. This offer is only available for Hilton Honors members.

Change Of Heart: Hilton’s CEO Revises His Personal Tipping Policy, Will Now Tip Housekeeping!


A couple days ago we reported about Hilton’s president and CEO, Chris Nassetta saying at a conference that he doesn’t usually leave tips for housekeeping – a controversial statement that resulted in loud opposition once it made the rounds in the media.

Following a pretty hefty blowback from the public and industry insiders, Mr. Nassetta has now issued a statement that he would revise his tipping policy and will tip housekeeping in the future on both business and personal stays.

Top Hotel Promotions June 2019


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

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

Hilton’s CEO Doesn’t Leave Tips For Housekeeping – Why Should You?


Hilton’s president and CEO, Chris Nassetta was interviewed at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference earlier this week and had stated that he doesn’t usually leave tips for housekeeping and that sentiment was echoed by other event participants.

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This opens up the question, why should you leave tips for housekeeping staff when CEO of Hilton who earned $20 million in 2018 doesn’t?

Hilton Honors India 25% Off Sale For Stays Until December 31, 2019 (Book By June 17)

Hilton Honors in early May launched a sale for stays at participating hotels in India through December 31, 2019.

Hilton Honors India Summer Sale 25% Off 2019

Members can save up to 25% off their stays in the country. The discount varies between 10% to 20% and Hilton Honors members are eligible for an additional 5% off. You must book this offer by June 17.

Whine Wednesday: Guests Treating Club/Executive Lounges As A Personal Pantry?


Last week, I stayed at the Hilton Diagonal Mar hotel in Barcelona for the umpteenth time. The hotel has a nice and spacious executive club lounge with an outside balcony.

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I couldn’t believe my eyes how often guests tried to exit the lounge carrying multiple beer bottles and/or other items. The staff was able to catch most and remind these guests about the lounge policy.

Hilton Honors Gold Fast Track Offer For Visa Cardholders

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Hilton Honors and Visa have brought back the very popular and generous Gold-status fast track offer that only requires 4 consumed nights or 2 stays over 90-day period.

Hilton Honors Visa Fast Track

This offer is valid for Visa Infinite and Signature cardholders in Asia-Pacific who need to sign up by July 31, 2019. If successfully completed, the status is valid through March 2021.

REMINDER: Hilton Honors Europe, Middle East & Africa Up To 30% Off Summer Weekends Sale For Stays Through January 6, 2020

Hilton Honors in late May launched their Summer Weekends-sale for stays in Europe, the Middle East and Africa through January 6, 2020.

Hilton Honors Europe Middle East Africa Summer Weekends Sale 2019

Members can save up to 30% off these stays if booked by August 19. Some hotels have traditionally offered midweek availability as well.

U.S. Travel Association Daily Getaways 2019 Week 5: World Of Hyatt & Hilton Honors


U.S. Travel Association Daily Getaways are back in 2019 for its 10th anniversary and there are new deals available for the fifth week.

US Daily Getaways 2019

The public can purchase hotel points, car rental vouchers and various accommodation certificates at a discount from May 6 to June 4, 2019.

Hilton Honors Promotions Update June 2019


Here’s look at the Hilton Honors bonus points and rate promotions that you can use in June 2019.

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Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments too!

Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific Double Points July 1 – September 30, 2019


Hilton Honors has launched new bonus offer for stays at participating hotels in Asia-Pacific between July 1 – September 30, 2019.

Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific Double Points Summer 2019

Members that pay using a Visa card can earn double points for up to 20,000.

Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific 35% Off Sale For Stays Through February 29, 2020 (Book By September 6)


Hilton Honors has launched new sale for stays at participating hotels in Asia-Pacific through February 29, 2020.

Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific Sale Summer 2019

Members can save up to 35% off (the discount for non-members is 5% to 10% less) if booked by September 6.

Hilton Turns 100 On Friday – Report Your In Hotel Experiences!


Hilton is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and the grand date is this Friday – May 31, 2019. Conrad Hilton opened his first hotel in May 31, 1919 in Cisco, Texas and six years later in 1925 under the Hilton name.

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Many Hilton affiliated hotels are celebrating the occasion and having receptions for elite members staying at the property on Friday. Send us your experiences by email or leave a comment below.

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