San Francisco, CA - Banana Republic, the global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering modern American style, is proud to announce a special program offering daily gifts, giveaways and discounts to surprise and delight Banana Republic customers this holiday season.

Called "8 Days of Giving," customers will be treated to a unique holiday program designed to bring a joyful lift from the holiday hustle through daily gifts and discounts for U.S. shoppers. The "8 Days of Giving" program will run from November 23 through December 1 and will include timely offers, including travel and cosmetic offers from coveted brands such as Uber, OPI and Virgin America. The program will culminate with a sweepstakes that offers a chance to win a grand prize weekend getaway, courtesy of Hilton Worldwide. Partner offers will be available in store until 1:00 p.m. local time, and will be complemented by Banana Republic merchandise promotions throughout each day.

"This holiday season, we want to put the fun back in holiday shopping by surprising our customers with more than a week of special gifts from some of our favorite brands," said Catherine Sadler, global chief marketing officer, Banana Republic. "We are committed to bringing joy to our customers, making it easy for them to treat themselves and their loved ones with unique offers from Banana Republic and our partners that we know they will love."

The Banana Republic "8 Days of Giving" program offers something for everyone:

  • November 23: $15 coupon for Cameron Hughes wine1
  • November 24: Discounted rides for new and existing users through Uber's smartphone app 2
  • November 25: Free bottle of OPI nail lacquer3
  • November 26: Free GHIRARDELLI® chocolate and coupon3
  • November 27: Voucher for 20 percent off a Virgin America flight4
  • November 28: A chance for a shopper in each Banana Republic store open on Thanksgiving Day to win a Nexus 7 tablet from Google5
  • November 30 and December 1: A chance to win one of 10 weekend getaways to over 4,000 hotels and resorts within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, 10,0000 Hilton HHonorsTM Points, or a $100 Hilton HHonorsTM gift card.6

"We are thrilled to partner with Banana Republic to celebrate the spirit of giving this holiday season," said Mark Weinstein, vice president, Hilton HHonors. "Our customers share a passion for style and travel, and we are excited to reward them on their journey."

Approximately 35 Banana Republic stores in the United States will be open on Thanksgiving Day and will remain open through Black Friday. Over 100 more stores will open at midnight for Black Friday, with most of the balance of the fleet of stores offering extended hours throughout the day.

To see a list of the promotions as they become available, visit www.gapinc.com/holiday.    

About Banana Republic
Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering modern American style. Dedicated to helping customers achieve their best in life's moments big and small, both personally and professionally, Banana Republic offers covetable clothing, handbags, jewelry, eyewear and fragrance at accessible prices. Founded in San Francisco, Banana Republic is located in over 700 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide. Customers also can shop online or at (888) BR-STYLE. For more information about Banana Republic, a division of Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS), please visit bananarepublic.com

About Hilton HHonors
Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct hotel brands, offers approximately 38 million members more ways to earn and redeem points than any other guest-loyalty program, enabling them to create experiences worth sharing at more than 4,000 hotels in 90 countries and territories. HHonors members can now redeem points for any room, anywhere, anytime, including the most luxurious suites, using any of four room rewards: Premium Room Rewards, Room Upgrade Rewards, Points & Money Rewards and Standard Room Rewards. In addition, HHonors members can use points to purchase unique experience rewards, merchandise and vacation packages, make charitable contributions and more. HHonors is also the only guest-loyalty program to offer 'No Blackout Dates' and 'Points & Miles' for the same stay at its properties worldwide, including participating Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels& Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. Membership in HHonors is free, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHHonors.com or connect with Hilton HHonors at news.hiltonhhonors.com. Members can now also book reservations, manage their accounts and redeem special offers with the new Hilton HHonors mobile app for iPhone.

1 Coupon valid for $15 off wine purchased only at CHWine.com through 12/31/2013 (11:59 pm PT).  Must be 21 years or older.  Shipping to select states only; other restrictions apply. Contact store for details. Coupons available in-store, one per person, while supplies last. 

2 $20 off a ride from Uber for new users or 10% off a ride up to $50 from Uber for existing users. Coupon is valid for new users until 1/31/2014 and for existing users until 12/25/2013 in all markets served by Uber.  Not valid on Uber taxi.  Uber app download required and Uber account must be set up.  Uber available only in select cities.  For details go to www.uber.com   Coupons available in-store, one per person while supplies last.  Questions should be directed to support.uber.com

3 One per person. While supplies last.

4 This offer starts at 12:01am PT on December 3, 2013 and ends at 11:59pm PT on December 31, 2013. This offer is valid only for nonstop or connecting travel; offer is not valid for any multi-city itineraries. One time use promo code is valid for non-refundable Main Cabin tickets only. Travel must occur between January 11, 2014 and March 12, 2014. Discount is not valid for travel on Sundays. Additional blackout dates are 1/17/14-1/20/14 and 2/14/14-2/17/14. Promo code may be used only towards newly booked travel and may not be applied to prior bookings. Promo code discount will be deducted off of base fare. Base fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.90 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. For service to/from Mexico, base fares do not include the U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7, the U.S. APHIS fee of $5, the U.S. Customs processing fee of $5.50, a U.S. International Arrival/Departure Tax of $17.20 each way and additional taxes/fees of up to $70, including: Mexico International Departure Tax and Mexico Tourism Tax. Promo code may not be redeemed for cash. Promo code may only be used for bookings made on virginamerica.com and is only valid on itineraries of 2 or less guests. Offer is not transferable and cannot be combined with any other offers. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. If travel is changed or cancelled, promo code discount will become invalid. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $100 fee per guest through all channels, plus any increase in fare, if applicable. Tickets purchased through Virgin America's reservation call center will cost an additional $20 per itinerary guest; this amount is non refundable if travel is changed or cancelled. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly or partially used ticket. Fares, routes, fees and schedules are subject to change without notice. For non-refundable Main Cabin, Virgin America will accept one (1) piece of checked baggage up to 50 pounds for $25 for each ticketed passenger. The fee per guest for each additional checked bag up to 50 pounds from the second (2) to the tenth (10) is $25. Additional fees apply to baggage exceeding these weight limitations, and other baggage restrictions may apply. Vouchers available in-store, one per person, while supplies last.

5 No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.) and Canada 18 years and older. Void where prohibited. Nexus Tablet Instant Win Game ends 11/28/13 at 1 p.m. local time or once supplies of game pieces are depleted. See store for full Official Rules, prize description and odds disclosure. If winner is Canadian, a mathematical skill-testing question must be correctly answered to win.  100 Prizes (approximate retail value $229 USD each) available to be won across participating stores in the U.S. and Canada. Sponsor: Banana Republic, LLC, Two Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, U.S.A.

6 No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.) and Canada 18 years and older. Void where prohibited. Instant Win Game ends 12/1/13 at 1 p.m. local time or once supplies are depleted. For Official Rules, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit https://bananarepublic.com/HiltonGiveaway. If winner is Canadian, a mathematical skill-testing question must be correctly answered to win.  10 Grand Prizes, 1,000 First Prizes, and 300 Second Prizes (approximate retail values from $100 USD to $1,500 USD) available to be won. Sponsor: Banana Republic, LLC, Two Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, U.S.A.

Contacts:
Dasha Ross
Director, Portfolio Communication, Hilton Worldwide
(703) 883-5805
Dasha.Ross@hilton.com