Hilton HHonors Posts

Weekend In Charlotte: Introduction

Introduction Embassy Suites Charlotte Hyatt Summerfield Suites Charlotte Airport Renaissance Suites Charlotte Airport Real life has intervened lately, so I haven't done that much travel to talk about.  However, I am attending an event at the Charlotte Convention Center (NC) this weekend ...

Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista - A Review (and it is not good)

My stay at this hotel was shocking, I have never been to a Hilton Family hotel that was so poorly cared for. The bathroom in my suite had inches of hair and muck in the corners. It was disgusting, I went to tell a cleaning lady outside the suite, she looked at me and walked away saying “no ...
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Changes to the Hilton Honors Program starting now!

Some after some calls to the Hilton Diamond Desk, I have been able to confirm some changes to the program. These changes went into effect on April 1st, but due to some "online issues" it has not been officially announced. By the way you can get 2,500 points for the problems with the ...
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Grab 2,500 Hilton HHonors Points - (no longer available)



There is an active  was a link on The Hilton Honors page that will GIVE you 2,500 HH points.
Thank you for your patience as we upgrade our systems.
OK.. I'll take it, just click here, provide your HH Number and Pin..
The offer is no longer available
Score! ...
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Rumor: Executive Lounge to become a Hilton Brand Standard.

I have gotten some inside info and at this point it is just a rumor and I do not have full details on the matter. There is some information out that all Hilton Hotels will be required to have an Executive Lounge. It is not fully clear if this will be a worldwide standard, a US standard, or ...
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Hilton HHonors New Promo Starting on April 1 2011 - "Grand Nights"

The next Hilton Promo is just ok, you will get 1,000 bonus per night. If you have a good deal of nights between April 1 and June 30 this could add up for you.. There is also no limit. You need to register for this promotion. You can do that here.
With the Hilton HHonors™ Grand Nights ...

SCORE! First Class Reward on Lufthansa A380 - LOST! Thanks Mothernature!

About a year ago I was able to book two 1st class rewards on Lufthansa with my UNITED miles; shockingly on the A380. This was just days before LH zeroed out all the reward seats in First on the A380. I was shocked that I was able to score these seats. I went a long time before telling anyone, I had ...
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Trying Out Home2 Suites

 So a couple of weeks ago (I've been meaning to get this out, but personal life has gotten in the way), there was an event I wanted to attend in Fayetteville, NC.  While this is certainly a reasonable drive, I did not relish the thought of getting out of the event at 11pm and then having ...

Review of the Hilton Mainz - After its Renovations

Hilton has two hotels in Mainz Germany, and the Hilton Mainz on the banks of the Rhine River is just about done a Multi-Million Euro refurbishment. The other Hilton in the City “The Hilton Mainz City” was renovated about 5 years ago. The changes are very dramatic! Here is a before and ...
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Where to Stay in NYC?

I've got some personal business up in New York City in a couple of weeks, and that brings me to the matter of where to stay.  While for work trips I have spent quite a bit on hotels, I am a complete cheapskate when it comes to purchasing hotel nights for myself, and New York City rates offend ...
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Review: The Hilton Warsaw - Very Happy Guest!

I just completed my fourth stay at the Hilton Warsaw in Poland, and consistency is the best way to describe my past experiences, this place is a top hotel, with wonderful Diamond recognition, great room upgrades, really nice executive lounge, and a staff that is truly there for you. My first stay ...
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New Years 2011 in DC: Embassy Suites Convention Center

As I have mentioned previously, My roommate and I did a trip to DC this past weekend to visit a friend.  I had a couple of reward night certificates, and so we decided to really live up the hotel experience on our trip.  Thus for the first two nights, we stayed at the Embassy Suites ...

Twitter and Enhancing Your Travel Experience

My last post got me to thinking about some of the major travel companies, and what they have to offer you for participating on Twitter, and also some of the blog writers that use Twitter to create a good feed for their posts.  Some companies have multiple Twitter accounts: some for brands, ...

Introduction

First, allow me introduce myself. I'm Nick and I work in the technology industry for a major multi-national corporation, in a position where I am traveling pretty much all the time I am working.  I do not live in a hub airport (RDU, although 3 airlines do use my current home as a ...
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DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces New Global Brand Identity

Put this in the what are they thinking file. Hilton put out a press release about the new identity of their DoubleTree brand. This new marketing will start in 2011, and they say that the“…logo to symbolize the refreshed strength and renewed style that represents the brand ...
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Woman Faces Three Months in Jail for Stealing Hotel Iron and Towels

If you ever find yourself in Nigeria, don't even think about stealing any towels from your hotel room. Just like Singapore Airlines taking inventory of the silverware at the end of each flight, apparently the Hilton in Nigeria keeps a close watch on their guest amenities.
A court in ...

Review: Hilton Beijing Wanfujing – An EXCELLENT Property


I’m writing this from the Executive Lounge of the Hilton Beijing Wanfujing hotel. Tonight will be my 8th consecutive night, and tomorrow I’m flying home nonstop on United 888 PEK-SFO. I have had a fantastic time in Beijing, but I’m ready to head back to the States. That ...
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My Horrible Stay at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City

I was sorting through my laptop this morning and stumbled across an old letter that I had written to the Waldorf=Astoria hotel in New York after a very disappointing stay in 2007. I sent a letter to the manager two months after my stay but never received a response.
Reading the letter ticked me ...
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Escape to the Madrid Airport Hilton

Day 0: Introduction: Perfecting My Trip to Europe Using United Miles

Day 1: LAX-YVR on Air Canada, Vancouver, and YVR-LHR on Air Canada
Day 2: BD Number One Lounge at Heathrow and London to Lisbon on TAP Portugal
Day 3: A Day of Sightseeing in Lisbon
Day 4: An Unexpected ...

FlightTrack Pro & TripIt: A Match Made in Heaven


Do you travel frequently? If you’re answer is no, then you may not be interested in this post. But if you’re answer is yes, then let me rock your world :) . When bouncing from airport to airport, sometimes on different carriers, it can be tough to keep up to date on flight ...