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Hilton Reports 45% Drop in Q1 Revenue Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Hilton Reports 45% Drop in Q1 Revenue Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Hilton Worldwide announced financial results for the first quarter of 2021.
The hotel operator reported a net loss of $109 million for the first three months of the year on revenue of $874 million, down 45% from $1,920 million in the same period in 2020.
The company said it began to see an uptick towards the end of the quarter into the second quarter.
“While rising Covid-19 cases and tightened travel restrictions, particularly …

Great Moments in Travel History – May 2021

“Tra la, it’s May, the lusty Month of May,” as the song from “Camelot” goes. May, the fifth month in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars is typically the epitome of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern. May Day, typically celebrated on May 1, is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival that celebrates the season. It is also a public holiday in many countries, in …

Hilton Debuts New Tapestry Collection Hotel in Melbourne, Florida

Hilton Debuts New Tapestry Collection Hotel in Melbourne, Florida

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new property in Melbourne, Florida. The Hotel Melby is part of the hotel chain’s Tapestry Collection.
The hotel has 180 guestrooms, as well as a 24-hour fitness center. The property also has 2,525 square feet (234 square meters) of meeting and event space.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s Landing Rooftop, which feature American fare.
In celebration of the opening, Hilton is offering members …

Great Moments in Travel History – April 2021

One year ago, we predicted that the “Great Moments” monthly feature would include multiple mentions of the various shutdowns and, one can only hope, some of the restarts of the Coronavirus Age.  As of now, reports of reopenings after the coronavirus pandemic-induced decline in travel will have to wait until the April 2022 edition, although reports of closings comprise the entirety of page three of this article.
Meanwhile, April, the fourth …

Hilton ‘Unlimited Points’ Promotion Runs to May 2

Hilton ‘Unlimited Points’ Promotion Runs to May 2

Hilton Honors, the guest loyalty program of Hilton Worldwide, announced its most recent promotion, Unlimited Points.
The new promotion, which was first announced in December as “Points Unlimited,” allows program members to earn 2,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points on every stay.
Additionally, members can earn an extra 5,000 Bonus Points for every five nights they stay. The five nights do not have to occur during the same stay. Each time members reach …

Hilton, Delta Partner with Lyft’s Vaccine Access Campaign

Hilton, Delta Partner with Lyft’s Vaccine Access Campaign

Delta Air Lines and Hilton Worldwide said they were partnering with ride-hailing service Lyft’s vaccine access campaign.
The program is intended to provide people who cannot afford to get to vaccination sites with transportation to get there.
“Access to vaccine administration sites is a struggle for many,” Lyft said in a statement.
Lyft also plans to launch a new online portal that allows anyone who needs a ride for an inoculation to order one. The …

Hilton Expands EventReady Meeting Offering to Include Covid Testing Options and Screening Tools

Hilton Expands EventReady Meeting Offering to Include Covid Testing Options and Screening Tools

Hilton Worldwide expanded its EventReady offering for meetings and events with the addition of Covid-19 testing options and screening tools.
EventReady with CleanStay was first introduced in July of last year to address hotel cleanliness and disinfection for meetings and events amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
The move, which comes as in-person meetings are being to reemerge from a months-long hiatus, will give companies and organizations that are hosting meetings and events at …