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Hilton CEO to Defer Salary, Hilton Honors Elite Status to be Extended into 2022

Hilton CEO to Defer Salary, Hilton Honors Elite Status to be Extended into 2022

Hilton International said it is extending the current elite status of Hilton Honors members through March 31, 2022 and maintaining the current status of any elite members who were scheduled to be downgraded through March 31, 2021.
“We’ve extended your Hilton Honors benefits and relaxed our cancellation policies on new and existing reservations,” the hotelier said in a message to its members via its app on Friday.
On the corporate side, Hilton …

Hilton to Close Most Hotels in Major Cities

Hilton to Close Most Hotels in Major Cities

At a meeting of hotel chain CEOs at the White House on Tuesday, Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta announced that the company plans to temporarily suspend operations at most of its hotels that are located in major U.S. cities as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Nassetta said he expects global occupancy rates to fall to as low as 10% for the time being.
““In Hilton’s 100-year history, we have never seen …

How Hotel Chains Are Addressing Travel To Areas Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus

The coronavirus is now affecting 104 countries and territories across the globe and many travelers are postponing or cancelling their travel plans as a result.
In some cases, a traveler is holding off because travel to his destination is simply not possible due to quarantine and containment rules; in others, it’s simply a desire not to go somewhere where one might end up with the coronavirus or trapped in a quarantined …

Hilton Plans Return to the Las Vegas Strip

Hilton Plans Return to the Las Vegas Strip

Hilton Worldwide announced plans, in partnerships with Resorts World Las Vegas, to return the storied Hilton brand to the Las Vegas Strip as part of a multi-brand Hilton resort that will include a Hilton hotel, a Conrad hotel, and an LXR hotel.  LXR is the chain’s luxury brand collection.
With this move, Hilton said it is “bringing back the essence of the Las Vegas Hilton, once the largest hotel in the …

Hotel Review: Hilton Munich City, Germany

The Munich City Hotel on the Rosenheimerstraße near the Gasteig cultural center is just a little over 30 years old yet it isn’t at all showing its age, thanks to a recent top-to-bottom $50 million renovation that left no area of the property untouched.
I hadn’t been at a Hilton in the city since I was 11 and we stayed en familie at the Hilton am Tucherpark during that visit, so …

Hilton Shutters 150 Hotels in China As Coronavirus Concerns Continue to Grow

Hilton Shutters 150 Hotels in China As Coronavirus Concerns Continue to Grow

Hilton Worldwide said Wednesday it had temporarily shuttered 150 of its hotels in China amidst growing concerns about how the new coronavirus is spread.
The move was announced by company CEO Christopher Nassetta in the course of an investor call.
“It goes without saying that the safety and well-being of our team members and our guests remain a paramount priority as we continue to carefully monitor the situation,” he said, adding that …

Hilton Reports ‘Strong’ Results for 2019

Hilton Reports ‘Strong’ Results for 2019

Hilton Worldwide announced financial results for the fourth quarter and calendar year of 2019.
“We delivered strong bottom-line results for the fourth quarter and full year,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, the company’s CEO. Net income for the quarter was $176 million, and $886 million for the calendar year.
In January 2020, Hilton introduced a new brand, Tempo, calling it “an elevated and approachable” lifestyle brand.
Hilton opened in 2019 nearly 470 new hotels …