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Black Family Using Hotel Pool Harassed By Hampton Inn By Hilton Employee

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Another Hilton affiliated hotel is in hot water after a white employee called police when a black family was using the pool.

Hilton has had quite a bit of racial issues with black guests as of late. An African-American guest was thrown out of a hotel in Portland after chatting with his mother on a cellphone (read more here) in the lobby, and locals were not welcomed at another property (read more here).

What Do Maids Do? Case Hampton Inn

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This YouTube video has received quite a bit of publicity since the Hampton Inn guest uploaded it on YouTube on November 8, 2014.

On the video, you can see the maid go through pretty much all the stuff that the guest has but she doesn’t appear to be stealing anything.

Get 500 Free Hilton HHonors Points by Liking Hampton Inn on Facebook

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Hilton HHonors is having a drive to get more likes to their Hampton Inn Facebook page.

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1. You need to like Hampton Inn on their Facebook page

2. You have to watch a video

3. Give the app permission to access your info.

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You don’t actually have to watch the video and you can click not to post it on your Facebook wall. That’s what I just did.

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According to the app it can access quite a bit of information about you and your friends. You have to consider if this is worth 500 Hilton HHonors points. At least, I would disallow the app after you have inputted your info to get the points.

Conclusion

Easy 500 points but you have to surrender quite a bit of your and your friends info.

Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:

*Open 9:00 a.m. PST on 09/12/12 until 11:59 p.m. PST on 09/25/12 or until promotion is closed by sponsor to HHonors members who are legal residents of the U.S. (including D.C. and PR) or Canada (except Quebec). HHonors membership is free; go here to register. Not open to employees, officers or directors (or to members of the immediate family or household of any employees, officers, or directors) of Hilton HHonors Worldwide L.L.C., Hampton by Hilton, or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealers, retailers, resellers, or any advertising or promotion agencies involved in this promotion. To participate, go to the Hamptonality Moments tab on the Hampton Page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hampton and watch and/or share the video posted under the title “Winning Team.” Then complete the entry form and click “submit” to submit your entry. Once your participation and valid HHonors membership is confirmed, 500 HHonors Bonus Points will be credited to your HHonors account. Please allow 6-8 weeks for points to appear in your HHonors account. You may watch and share the video as often as you like, but each HHonors member will receive 500 HHonors Bonus Points only one time. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. Sponsor may terminate or suspend program or individual participation at any time without notice. Bonus Points do not count toward tier status. Hilton HHonors™ membership, earning of Points & Miles™ and redemption of points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions.

Hilton HHonors Is Now Sending Emails Regarding The Enhanced Diamond Benefits

It took some time for Hilton to start sending emails about the new Diamond member benefits that started on January 18th. Emails are just going out so no need to worry if you haven’t received yours. You can visit the Hilton’s page devoted to these changes following this link.

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Here is the recap of the changes for Diamond members:

1. There are no changes for Diamond members staying at Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn’s, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites, Home2 Suites, and Hilton Grand Vacation Locations.

2. Previously Diamond member had to choose between the MyWay 1000 extra bonus points in lieu for breakfast/upgrade. This is no longer the case. You will automatically receive the upgrade + breakfast + 1000 bonus points at Waldorf Astoria (no breakfast benefit), Conrad, DoubleTree, and Hilton hotels.

3. Now the upgrade pool also includes SUITES that before were excluded. This applies for Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, DoubleTree and Hilton properties. At the same time the upgraded rooms are no longer just executive rooms but view and other lower category rooms as well.

4. Executive Lounge access is no a guaranteed benefit of Diamond status.

We’ll need to see how these changes work through all the hotels. Personally I am most excited about the possible suite upgrades. At least it is now explicitly stated that suites are fair game for Diamond members.

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Diamond benefits by the Hilton hotel brand:

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