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Hilton Copenhagen Airport to Switch to Clarion: Retro Review

Effective as of Friday, March 31, 2017, the Hilton Copenhagen Airport will become a Clarion hotel property after its acquisition by the founder of the Nordic Choice hotel group — which is a real shame, as this hotel property will be a loss for Hilton, in my opinion.

I stayed at the Hilton Copenhagen Airport hotel property on an award stay back in September of 2008 and enjoyed my stay; so I thought that in honor of this hotel property, I would post a retro review while it is still branded as part of the Hilton portfolio.

The hotel is located…

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Have You Ever Been the Only Patron in a Lounge — All Night Long?

Have you ever been the only patron in a lounge — whether it is in a hotel property or at an airport?

Chances are that of course you have. I would surmise that having not ever been the only patron of a lounge at one time or another would actually be unusual; but I had not been more succinct with my question:

Have you ever been the only patron in a lounge — all night long?!?

One place where this happened to me was…

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Scoring a Suite at Hilton Sharjah

After spending my first night at the Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi and then spending the day in Dubai at Burj Khalifa, I drove northeast to Sharjah to stay overnight at the Hilton Sharjah before driving the next day to Fujairah.

Upon checking in at the front desk, I was surprised to learn…

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Scoring a Suite at Hilton Nairobi

After being on safari for four days, eating remarkably well and seeing such animals as cheetahs, lions, baboons, elephants, giraffes, zebras, rhinoceroses, monkeys, birds, African buffalo and other animals, I had one night left to spend in Kenya; so I chose to stay at the Hilton Nairobi hotel property to wind down and relax before…

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You Don’t Have to Be Gay to Book This Room Rate: Go Out Travel Package Can Save You Money

Did you know that a special room rate — marketed specifically to welcome members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities — exists which includes its own set of benefits at participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Grand Vacation, DoubleTree by Hilton and Curio – A collection by Hilton hotel and resort properties within the brand portfolio of Hilton Worldwide?

At the Internet web site where you can find hotel and resort properties which are participating in this offer, you are encouraged to “Ignite your own memorable moments, discover top gay destinations around the world and experience the most exciting Pride Season celebrations and LGBT events in the world.”

The Go Out travel package includes the following amenities which are included in the room rate…

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A Free Cookie and a Chance to Win a Free Night in the DoubleTree by Hilton 12 Days of Cookies Contest 2016? Sweet!

Through Monday, December 19, 2016, the DoubleTree by Hilton 12 Days of Cookies Contest 2016 gives you an opportunity to win a free night by following the official Instagram account of DoubleTree By Hilton — @doubletree — as well as by commenting on this post on Instagram with your favorite drink pairing for the DoubleTree cookie.

If you are wondering why the promotion is called the DoubleTree by Hilton 12 Days of Cookies Contest when its duration period is only for seven days at most, the reason is because…

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Save Up to 30 Percent Off Room Rates in Hawaii During Hilton Four Day Sale

You can save up to 30 percent off of room rates at 14 participating hotel and resort properties in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio in Hawaii with reservations booked during a flash sale now through Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time for stays completed between Sunday, January 1, 2017 and Friday, June 30, 2017 — except…

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Hilton Flash Sale Fall 2016: Save Up to 30 Percent on Room Rates in Europe, Middle East and Africa

During the Hilton flash sale fall 2016 — which will last for seven days between Tuesday, October 4, 2016 and Monday, October 10, 2016 at 11:59 in the evening British Summer Time — you can save up to 30 percent off of room rates for reservations booked at most hotel and resort properties in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio across Europe, Africa and the Middle East; and stays must be completed on weekends between Friday, October 7, 2016 and Sunday, January 29, 2017 except as otherwise indicated.

Although this offer is for stays completed on weekends — defined as Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in Europe and Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the Middle East and Africa — some hotel and resort properties may offer…

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Hilton Changes Best Price Guarantee Policy to New Process

Starting next week — in an effort to simplify the Best Price Guarantee process in response to feedback from customers around the world — Hilton Worldwide will offer a discount of 25 percent off of the lower third party rate for approved claims of its Best Price Guarantee; and the current $50.00 American Express gift card or international folio credit will be discontinued.

Here are details on the new Best Price Guarantee process, which is designed to be easier to use and significantly more efficient…

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Fun Finder Finds Fun For You at Hilton Resort Properties

An exclusive new addition to the mobile software application program offered by Hilton Worldwide called Fun Finder uses the technologies of Wi-Fi, global positioning system and beacon technology to act as your personal travel guide by “understanding” what you enjoy and providing such information as…

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