Hilton HHonors and Priority Pass Unlock Member Access

Members can access 600 VIP Airport Lounges Around the World after new partnership

11/01/2013

New partnership encourages Hilton HHonors members to earn points and travel in style

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, today announced a new partnership with Priority Pass™, the world’s largest independent airport lounge access program.Through the partnership, which launched today, Hilton HHonors members can earn points for purchasing a Priority Pass membership or redeem HHonors points for a membership subscription. A Priority Pass membership grants Hilton HHonors members access to over 600 airport VIP lounges in over 300 cities in 100 countries worldwide , including London’s Heathrow Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, regardless of the airline flown or fare class.

“This Hilton HHonors partnership with Priority Pass gives our members new options for a more relaxing travel experience,” said Jeff Diskin, executive vice president, Hilton Worldwide. “We do our best to ensure members have everything they need for a comfortable hotel stay – and now we’re improving the airport experience as well.”

Hilton HHonors members with a Priority Pass membership will now have access to a variety of facilities and benefits* including Wi-Fi, conference rooms, newspapers, magazines, complimentary drinks and snacks, entertainment facilities, showers, beds and more.

When purchasing an annual Priority Pass membership, HHonors members can earn points based on the Priority Pass membership selected:

  • 4,000 HHonors Points = Standard Membership, enables members access, when needed, with a low annual fee and a cost-per-use fee
  • 6,500 HHonors Points = Standard Plus Membership, allows members 10 lounge visits per year with an annual fee
  • 10,000 = Prestige Membership, provides members with unlimited access to lounges throughout year

  • Hilton HHonors members can also redeem HHonors Points for an annual Priority Pass membership, based on the membership level selected:

  • 36,500 HHonors Points = Standard Membership
  • 101,500 HHonors Points = Standard Plus Membership
  • 161,500 HHonors Points = Prestige Membership

  • To sign-up for a Priority Pass membership, or for full terms and conditions of the partnership, visit www.prioritypass.com/hiltonpoint. For more information on Hilton HHonors, or to become a Hilton HHonors member, visit HHonors.com. Media can access more information about Hilton HHonors at news.hiltonhhonors.com.

    *Facilities vary by lounge

    NOTES TO EDITORS:

    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.

    About Hilton Worldwide
    Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 4,000 hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories and include 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. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

    About Priority Pass
    Priority Pass is part of Priority Travel Group, a division of the Collinson Group, specializing in the international travel clubs and services sector.

    Priority Pass was launched in 1992 with the objective of providing frequent travelers with airport lounge access, irrespective of their class of travel, airline flown or existing membership in an airline loyalty program.

    In just 21 years we have become the world's largest independent airport lounge access program. In 1992 we started with just 55 lounges in only 49 airports. Now, in 2013, we work with over 600 lounges in 300 cities in over 100 countries in every continent of the world and our network of lounges continues to grow.

    Millions of travelers throughout the world carry a Priority Pass card whenever they travel, and every year many more enjoy the benefits that Priority Pass membership brings.

    We have offices located in Dallas, Hong Kong and London. We employ over 100 people to serve our membership and each office provides a professional, multi-lingual service to members.