Travel logistics just got a whole lot simpler, thanks to an expanded partnership between Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and Uber to further bring together their respective mobile apps. In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton HHonors members can now order an Uber straight from the HHonors app, and Uber riders can now view their hotel stay information and check-in, all accessed via the Uber app en route to their hotel. The expanded partnership builds on the success of the companies’ Local Scene and Ride Reminder partnership – digital features more than 250,000 travelers within the U.S. have used to simplify their stay.
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to pilot “Connie” – the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the hospitality industry. Connie draws on domain knowledge from Watson and WayBlazer to inform guests on local tourist attractions, dining recommendations and hotel features and amenities.
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced a partnership with Uber, the technology platform that is revolutionizing the way people connect with cities, to offer expanded digital features that will further simplify and streamline the travel experience for Hilton guests.
Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 12 distinct hotel brands, and Macquarie are celebrating the summer season with a range of special offers on approved sign-ups and for the first purchase on the Hilton HHonors Macquarie Platinum Card.
Whether it’s following your favorite band on tour or going across the country for a once-in-a-lifetime concert, music and travel go hand-in-hand. This December, Hilton is helping to bring this connection to life through the launch of its Hilton Rock Star Contest. In celebration of the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and its more than 25 years as the Official Hotel Partner, U.S. Hilton HHonors members are encouraged to embrace the power of music and travel by showcasing their inner rock star. Now through December 31, 2014, aspiring talent can submit a video of themselves performing an original vocal or instrumental song for their chance to win a trip for two to experience the star-studded musical event in true rock star style.
Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 11 distinct hotel brands, in partnership with Aeroplan, today announced the launch of a bonus miles promotion. Through the promotion, Hilton HHonors members can earn 1,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles per night, Friday through Sunday, in addition to earning one bonus mile for every $1 USD spent between now and December 31, 2014 at more than 75 participating Canadian Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton.
A recent survey of credit card behaviour has revealed Australians remain passionate about travel, with almost half the population (46 percent) heading overseas at least once a year and 53 percent interested in a card that provides travel-related rewards.
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