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Hilton HHonors “Any Weekend, Anywhere” 24-hour bonus event starts tomorrow

From noon tomorrow EST through 11:59am Wednesday, if you book a weekend night with a Hilton brand property for a stay anytime this year, you can receive 2,500 bonus HHonors points upon completion of each stay up to a maximum 10,000 points for four stays. This 24-hour event highlights the loyalty program’s “Any Weekend, Anywhere…

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Current Hilton HHonors promotions I’m focusing on

These have already been widely covered in other blogs, but I have yet to directly address them. First up is the Hilton HHonors first quarter promotion offering 1,000 bonus points per night and 5,000 additional bonus points if you spend a minimum 2-nights from Thursday to Sunday. Registration is required and there is a list…

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Hotel news: Marriott steps down, 2012 rates, awards, Google’s Hotel Finder, expansions and more

In other hotel industry news this week… After 40 years as CEO and a total of 60 years with the chain, J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr. is handing over the top spot to current President and Chief Operating Officer Arne Sorenson. This handoff takes effect March 31, 2012 and marks the first time Marriott will be…

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Buying top-tier elite status for $400? I’m doing it… would you?

I’ll openly admit I’m a sucker for status matches and challenges, and I received a targeted offer yesterday from Hilton HHonors to fast track to Diamond Status. What to do, what to do? First, here’s the offer: I’m already Gold through March of 2013 and this offer would require I complete six stays by the…

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Hotel review: Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

A couple of weeks ago I attended the United Airlines Family Day event at San Francisco Airport. Instead of flying up just for the day, I spent the weekend there and booked a room at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront. I’ve stayed at a huge amount of airport hotels and this is the first…

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Hilton HHonors – United Airlines promo offering up to 5,000 bonus miles

I received a new Hilton HHonors promotion in my email tonight: It does not appear targeted, though you do have to select United Airlines as your Double Dip partner. Basically, for every two-night or more stay from October 1 to December 11, 2011, you earn 1,000 bonus award miles in Mileage Plus up to a…

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Social media outreach success: Hilton HHonors promo failure resolved via Twitter

Back in August I posted about a targeted offer I received in the mail offering instant Hilton HHonors Gold status and the opportunity to earn bonus points and airline miles after completing five stays. The mailer included a new Gold card and account number with additional verbiage, “If you’re already a HHonors member, please contact…

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787 delivered, A380 ordered, pilots suing & losing, hotel fees & promos, premium cabin rebound and DOT fines Virgin

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… All Nippon Airways (ANA) took delivery of its first Boeing 787 this week and it flew to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Wednesday. Regularly scheduled service doesn’t begin until November 1st, but the carrier plans to fly a charter flight from Narita to Hong Kong on…

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Instant Hilton HHonors Gold plus free night and bonus miles for airline elites

Last Friday I received a letter co-branded with the Hilton HHonors and United Airlines Mileage Plus logos stating, “We’ve opened the doors to Gold status just for you.” Thanks, Hilton, I’m already a Gold and you’ve just opened up a brand new account and sent me a new card. Reading on, though, it’s a targeted…

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Review: Hilton Los Angeles Airport and Towers King Room 1717

I’ve stayed at the Hilton LAX now several times in my quest to maintain Gold status in the HHonors program, so I think it’s about time I publish a review of the property here on my blog. I booked an advance purchase rate for a Towers King room on a previous return from a lengthy…

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