Hilton HHonors Posts

Hilton Munich Park Review - Good for Oktoberfest

 
Back in October I made a return visit to the Hilton Munich Park for the Oktoberfest in Munich. When big events happen and hotels are on high demand this is when you use your points for a free night. At 35,000 Hilton points per night it is not bad when room rates are well over 300 Euro ...
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The Hilton Malta - A Review

Last weekend I made a return long weekend trip to the Island of Malta, and was happy to get a great deal at the Hilton Malta. I booked during the Any Weekend Any Where sale at a rate of ~100 Euro per night. February is the off season in Malta, and I always find places more enjoyable in the off ...

Tropicana Resort Las Vegas is Now a DoubleTree Hotel

Staying on the Vegas Strip just got easier with the new Hilton Doubletree located on Las Vegas Boulevard! Always been a wasteland controlled by MGM and Harrah's Club/Total Rewards, non-casino award stays on the strip has been difficult. Before, one of the only other options was Priority Club award ...
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Another Hilton HHonors Points Devaluation

It's that time of the year: Hilton is devaluing the value of its points once again. Currently, there are 7 categories in the program at the max of 50,000 points/night (excluding Waldorf). From March 28, 2013, Hilton is adding 3 additional categories with the highest category 10 hotels costs ...
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Review: Hiton Cape Town City Centre

Cape Town was the second on our list of three honeymoon destinations. We started with the island destination of Mauritius, and we ended with the Maldives. Cape Town was sandwiched in between. Surprisingly, Cape Town turned out to be our very favorite place on the whole trip! I will have a sequence ...
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Review: Hampton Inn - Bath, Maine


The further you get in Maine, the less chance there is of finding a hotel that belongs to one of the major chains. While there are some wonderful 'local' hotels, staying at a hotel that allow you to earn status points and receive your elite benefits is always a nice.
On this particular ...
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Hilton changes VIP requirements to qualify for elite status.

As of January 1, 2013, Hilton will adjust the requirements to qualify for elite status.

To qualify for Gold status: 20 stays, 40 nights, or attain 75,000 Base Points within the calendar year. (it was 16 stays, 36 nights or 60,000 HHonors Base Points)

To qualify for Diamond status:  30 stays, 60 nights, or attain 120,000 Base Points. (it was 28 stays, 60 nights or 100,000 HHonors Base Points)

All other tier level qualifications, as well as elite status received through Hilton HHonors credit cards and partners, will remain the same.

 

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OzFest 2012 - Introduction

OzFest 2012 (Canberra) - Introduction Lufthansa First Class, Denver to Frankfurt Lufthansa's First Class Terminal and LH901, Frankfurt to London Hilton Paddington Station London to Sydney, the Long Way, in United Business Sydney's Qantas Club & The Q400 to Canberra The Park Hyatt ...
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Stay Hilton. Go Out. 20% Off Hilton Stays with Double Points and more

A growing area within the travel industry is trips targeted toward gay travelers.  You have travel agents targeting the gay community, as well as organized gay cruises.  There are events surrounding Pride festivals all around the world, as well as special events such as Gay Days down at ...
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Booking My Ultimate Honeymoon with Points: Maldives Lodging

Introduction
Flights from San Francisco to Mauritius
Lodging in Mauritius
Flights from Mauritius to Luxor
Egypt Lodging
Flights from Cairo to the Maldives
Maldives Lodging
Flights from the Maldives back to San Francisco
With every aspect of the trip I've ...
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Review: Hilton Beijing Capital Airport

photo courtesy; Hilton
As some of you may remember, I took two weekend mileage runs to Beijing, thanks to a promotion from American Airlines. Although I planned to sleep both on the flights to and from Beijing, I would still have eight hours between flights which I preferred to spend in a quiet ...
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1000 HHonors Points FREE

Right now, there are two chances for reader to get social with Hilton hotels and earn an easy 1000 HHonors points! Both are Facebook promotions and offer an easy 500 HHonors points each for just a few minutes of your time.
Easy Option #1 Hamptonality Moments:
The first offer is ...

250 Delta MQM per 2 Day Hilton Stay

I just received an email from Delta offering me 250 FREE Medallion Qualifying Miles for signing up for their Hilton Double Dip Fall promotion! Although the email made it appear as though signing up for the promotion would result in 250 free Medallion miles, when reading the fine print it does appear ...

On-board American Airlines - A Weekend Mileage Run to Ft. Lauderdale

With the end of the year drawing closer, and my schedule become quite busy, it's been difficult for me to find enough time to take an extra couple of trips on AA to requalify for my Executive Platinum (EXP) status. I was able to take advantage of the Double Elite Qualifying Mile (DEQM) promotion in ...
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A Suite Stay in Prague


It is always good to return to one of my favorite hotels in Europe; The Hilton Prague is just one of those hotels that never lets me down.
I have praised this hotel in the past for having one of the best hotel executive lounges hands down.
My last stay I was pleased to get an ...
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Booking My Ultimate Honeymoon with Points: Egypt Lodging

Introduction
Flights from San Francisco to Mauritius
Lodging in Mauritius
Flights from Mauritius to Luxor
Egypt Lodging
Flights from Cairo to the Maldives
Maldives Lodging
Flights from the Maldives back to San Francisco
While seeing the pyramids has been ...

Hilton HHonors Hope Diamond Members Enjoyed the Ride.

Once again I get to write about how Hilton has taken diamond members and bent them over the check in desk for a good screwing. It shocks me how year after year more and more benefits are taken from Hilton’s top tier of loyal guest. To make matters worse Hilton has also added things to the Gold ...
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Review: Hilton London Metropole

Overview: An OK conference hotel
Strengths: Many very new rooms
Weaknesses: Huge size, location
Whereas properties like the Peninsula make the approved list in Asian countries, when traveling for business in London, employees of my firm are limited to some fairly mediocre hotel ...
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Review: Hilton London Paddington

OzFest 2012 (Canberra) - Introduction Lufthansa First Class, Denver to Frankfurt Lufthansa's First Class Terminal and LH901, Frankfurt to London Hilton Paddington Station London to Sydney, the Long Way, in United Business Sydney's Qantas Club & The Q400 to Canberra The Park Hyatt ...
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This is an executive lounge not a play ground.

I’m back at one of my favorite Hotels in the world, The Hilton Prague. This hotel has what I think could be on of the best Hilton Executive lounges in Europe . Tonight I was shocked at the number of kids in the lounge. Out of control! Americans get a bad name around the world because of ...
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