Hilton and Lyft’s new loyalty partnership is a win-win for travelers. On one hand, Hilton members get completely free points for riding in Lyfts. On the other, it’ll also soon be possible to book rides with extra loyalty points.
The era of the smart home is upon us. But how far are we from the era of the smart hotel?
Technology companies and hotel brands alike are working to crack the various problems that come with bringing innovations like voice control into the hospitality environment at scale.
Hilton could introduce three brands next year, Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta said on the company’s third-quarter earnings call.
Hilton and IHG have become the latest hotel groups to make changes to their cancellation policies.
The Waldorf Astoria New York will close on Wednesday, as owner Anbang Insurance Group will convert part of the iconic midtown Manhattan hotel to luxury condominiums.
Reports peg the closure time for as long as three years.
Hilton’s loyalty programme, which has 60 million members worldwide, announced changes today.
The changes include a rebranding – it is changing from Hilton HHonors to Hilton Honors, which will be a relief to the spellcheck, and also sees “Shop with Points at Amazon” being introduced. This will be welcome for many members with low numbers of points looking to get some use from their points.
Grab-and-go-dining at hotels started out as a way to send guests on their way with a good breakfast (and leave them with a positive last impression of the hotel). But the trend has grown in scope to encompass other meals and snacks through the entire day and night.
According to Jonathan Wilson, VP, product innovation and brand services for Hilton Worldwide, food-and-beverage is changing across the industry, shifting from full-service restaurants to grab-and-go throughout the day.
We’re officially in the dog days of summer. That peaceful time of year where everything quiets down, Europeans don’t have to work and I wait desperately to see who will win “Master Chef.”
It’s also a huge month for vacations, and with folks flooding the airport, it’s a good time to reignite the issue of why the hotel industry must get behind the TSA and support enrolling people in Pre✓.