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Hilton Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center Debuts in China

Hilton Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center Debuts in China

Hilton announced the opening of the Hilton Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center in China.
The property has 325 guestrooms and suites, each with 55” LED TVs. Guests have access to the hotel’s 24-hour fitness center, as well as its outdoor and indoor pools.
Dining options include Kitchencraft, which offers Asian cuisine; NoDu, which features noodles and dumpling; Oingya, which serves authentic Chinese food; and the Lobby Lounge, which offers small dishes and cocktails.
The …

Hilton Posts $720 Million Loss for 2020 Amidst Pandemic

Hilton Posts $720 Million Loss for 2020 Amidst Pandemic

Hilton Worldwide announced financial results for fourth quarter and calendar year 2020.
The hotelier posted a net loss of  $225 million for the fourth quarter, down from profit of $176 million in the same period in 2019, and $720 million for the full year, down from $886 million.
Revenue plummeted 62% in the fourth quarter to $890 million and 54% for the year to $4.3 billion.
Revenue plummeted by 62% to $890 million …

Hotel Review: The Lloyd, Stamford, Connecticut

Writing a hotel review during a global pandemic is fraught with peril.  While I felt completely confident in my selection, I wouldn’t wish to cause someone to abandon all coronavirus safeguards and dive back into travel unnecessarily or with reckless abandon.  Then again, I also believe that the overwhelming majority of the magazine’s readers would not do this, so here goes.
The brand new Lloyd, Stamford is a new luxury boutique …

Hilton to Offer Hybrid Events Supporting Virtual and In-Person Attendees

Hilton to Offer Hybrid Events Supporting Virtual and In-Person Attendees

Hilton Worldwide announced an expansion of its EventReadywith CleanStay offering for meetings and events amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
EventReady with CleanStay covers cleaning protocols, pricing and billing, and health and environmental issues. It is intended to cover the entire event, from the planning stages to social distancing protocols to catering to cleanliness policies.
The expansion of the offering adds Hilton EventReady Hybrid Solutions to the mix.
Hybrid events combine virtual and in-person …

Hilton Announces ‘Points Unlimited’ Promotion

Hilton Announces ‘Points Unlimited’ Promotion

Hilton Honors, the guest loyalty program of Hilton Worldwide, announced its most recent promotion, Points Unlimited.
The new promotion 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 five days, the count resets, and the award is …

Hilton Opens Waldorf Astoria Xiamen, its 300th Hotel in China

Hilton Opens Waldorf Astoria Xiamen, its 300th Hotel in China

Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Xiamen, the fourth Waldorf Astoria property in Asia and the hotelier’s 300th hotel in China.
The new Waldorf joins the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok and Waldorf Astoria Beijing in Asia.  It is the sixth Waldorf Astoria to open in the Asia-Pacific region.
The 245-key property offers guests room with floor-to-ceiling windows and a choice of decors: the light design features …

Hilton Diamond Guests Can Gift a Friend or Family Member Elite Status

Hilton Diamond Guests Can Gift a Friend or Family Member Elite Status

The Hilton Honors guest-loyalty program, operated by Hilton Worldwide, announced that members of the program with Diamond elite status to bestow the gift of elite status with the program to a friend or family member as a thank you for their loyalty to the program during the coronavirus pandemic.
The offer to gift status, which is fairly common in airline frequent-flyer programs, will allow members with Lifetime Diamond to gift Diamond …