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Hilton to Partner with Lyft

Hilton to Partner with Lyft

Hilton and ride-hailing service Lyft announced a new partnership.
Effective immediately, Hilton Honors members will earn three points per dollar spent on Lyft rides and two points per dollar spent on shared rides up to a total of $10,000 in Lyft spend per year, which would yield a maximum of 30,000 Hilton Honors points per year.
Registration is required and points will be deposited into Hilton Honors accounts after each ride.
Lyft customers …

Hilton Bogota Coferias in Colombia

Hilton Bogota Coferias in Colombia

Hilton announced the opening of a new hotel in Bogotá.
The Hilton Bogota Coferias is a 410-key property with in the Coferias complex, a mixed-use commercial, social, and cultural development. It overlooks Monserrate, a hill that dominates the city’s center and rises to 10,341’ (3,152 m) above sea level. At the very top there is a 17th century church.
The hotel’s design is said to be inspired by the city’s “natural elements …

Hotel Review: Millennium Hilton New York Downtown

The Millennium Hilton New York Downtown is one of the taller hotels in New York City and, perhaps appropriately enough, is located adjacent to One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the United States and in the Western Hemisphere.
When planning the hotel in the early 1990s, developer and New York Post owner Peter Kalikow chose to spell the hotel’s name with one “n” to make the name more distinctive, …

Hilton Checkers Hotel in Los Angeles Completes Renovations

Hilton Checkers Hotel in Los Angeles Completes Renovations

Hilton announced the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation of the Hilton Checkers Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The hotelier said that the changes pay homage to the history of the property.
As part of the project, a new dining venue, 1927 Bar+Kitchen, was added to the hotel. The hotel describes the bar “a modern-day speakeasy,” and it pays tribute to speakeasys from the 1920s.
Each of the hotel’s 193 guestrooms and …

Lobby Bar – March 29: Snow White, Fake News, and ‘I’ll Take Time Zones for $200, Alex!’

Lobby Bar: We’ll Be Right Back After This Brief Commercial Break
This time we really mean it.  After being placed on life support several times since it attempted to sell itself to competitor Icelandair last November, Wow Air “suddenly” ceased operations (as one TV news network put it), stranding thousands of passengers who had no way to get home.  Need we say more?
But there’s more. Wow Air’s pilots are blaming the media …

United, Hilton, Hertz Take Top Honors in FlyerTalk Awards

United, Hilton, Hertz Take Top Honors in FlyerTalk Awards

FlyerTalk, the world’s largest online community, announced the winners of its annual FlyerTalk Awards program.
United Airlines, Hilton, and Hertz took top honors in multiple categories.
United’s Mileage Plus frequent-flyer program won for Best Rewards Program in the Americas in the airline category and Outstanding Benefit in the Americas. Hilton won for Best Rewards Program in the Hotel category in the Americas, Europe/Africa, and Middle East/Asia/Oceania.
British Airways and Singapore Airlines took top …

American, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Southwest, United Get Top Score in HRC Annual Scorecard

American, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Southwest, United Get Top Score in HRC Annual Scorecard

American Airlines, Hilton, Hyatt Hotels, Marriott International, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines all earned a 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality.
The index rates companies on non-discrimination policies, employee benefits, support of an inclusive culture, corporate responsibility, and “responsible citizenship.”
“America’s leading companies and law firms are continuing to advance vital and increasingly rigorous policies and practices to protect their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender …