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Hilton Reports 61% Drop in Revenue for Third Quarter

Hilton Reports 61% Drop in Revenue for Third Quarter

Hilton Worldwide announced financial results for the third quarter of 2020.
The company reported a net loss of $81 million, compared to a profit of $290 million in the same period in 2019, on revenue of $933 million, which was down 61% from $2,395 in 2019.
Occupancy was up 20 percentage points over Q2, the company said, and 97% of Hilton hotels are now open, it added.
“The vast majority of our properties …

Hilton to Extend Elite Status into 2022

Hilton to Extend Elite Status into 2022

Hilton International announced it would extend the current elite status of members of its Hilton Honors guest loyalty program into early 2022 and extend the expiration of points in member accounts to the end of 2021.
The move comes amidst the coronavirus pandemic-induced downturn in travel.
Members with Silver, Gold, and Diamond elite status who were slated to lose their status or see a downgrade in 2020 or 2021 will maintain their …

Hilton Honors Promotion Offers ‘Double Rewards’ to Promote Creation of New Memories

Hilton Honors Promotion Offers ‘Double Rewards’ to Promote Creation of New Memories

Hilton wants travelers to move from recalling the memories of past trips to planning a new trip in order to create new memories.
The hotelier’s new marketing campaign, entitled “To New Memories,” is a global program that launched last month in China, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
“While so much has changed this year, some things remain true,” said Chris Nassetta, the chain’s CEO. “People crave connections,” he added, noting they seek …

Hilton to Offer New ‘WorkSpaces’ Work-from-Hotel Options in U.S. and U.K

Hilton to Offer New ‘WorkSpaces’ Work-from-Hotel Options in U.S. and U.K

Hilton International announced a new work-from-hotel option that will be available in the United Kingdom and in the United States as a pilot program.
The offering, WorkSpaces by Hilton, will include a standard guest room with a well-lighted workspace that includes a writing desk and chair, and complimentary Wi-Fi. WorkSpaces guests are eligible to receive Hilton Honors guest loyalty program points for their visit.
All rooms are prepared and then sealed as part …

Conrad New York Downtown Completes Guest Room Renovation Project

Conrad New York Downtown Completes Guest Room Renovation Project

Hilton International announced the completion of a refurbishment project that touched all guest rooms and corridors at the Conrad New York Downtown.
The work began in January and involved the replacement of all upholstered furniture as well as in-room lighting fixtures in addition to carpets in the guest-room corridors. The rooms feature elegant light woods with grey carpeting and earth-tone furnishings.
The 463-key all-suite property also installed in-room Rocean One smart water devices.  …

Hilton Times Square to Close Permanently in October

Hilton Times Square to Close Permanently in October

The owner of the Hilton Times Square, which has been closed to guests since March, said it would close permanently in October, according to a document filed with state regulators this week.
The move comes amidst the significant downtown in tourism in New York City amidst the pandemic.
The hotel is located in the heart of the theater district.
The owner, Sunstone Hotel Investors, said in the filing that it was a “permanent …

Hilton Announces ‘Double Rewards’ Promotion

Hilton Announces ‘Double Rewards’ Promotion

Hilton Honors, the guest loyalty program of Hilton International, announced its latest promotion, Double Rewards.
The new promotion allows program members to earn double Hilton Honors Bonus Points and double night credits on every stay.  Double Bonus Points means that th emember will receive a bonus equal to the number of Base Points earned during a stay
The promotion will launch on September 8, 2020 and end on December 31.  Registration is …