A Seven Day Cancellation Policy?

“Hopefully sometime in the second half of the year we will layer incremental opportunities on top of that that will start to bifurcate … creating fully flexible and semi-flexible pricing structures that would require a cancellation within seven days.”

What you just read is a quote by Christopher Nassetta — who is the chief executive officer of Hilton — as attributed…

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72 Hour Sale: Get a 50 Percent Discount on a Suite in Hawaii at This Resort Property

You can score a discount of 50 percent on rates on your choice of ten different types of suites if you book your reservations only now through Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 8:00 in the morning Hawaii Standard Time at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort property for stays completed from Sunday, August 27, 2017 through Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

The catch is that…

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Earn Double Miles on Six Airlines With Hilton — and Up to Triple Miles in Select Regions

You can earn up to triple miles in your choice of the frequent flier loyalty programs of six airlines when you stay at participating hotel and resort properties of brands within the Hilton portfolio — but you must register for the promotion of your choice prior to checking out of your stay within the promotion period of each offer.

The six airlines and frequent flier loyalty programs are…

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Is 5 Euros For a Hotel Airport Shuttle Fair or Ridiculous?

“From 1st August 2017 our shuttle bus operation will change. The shuttle bus will run every 30 mins (traffic permitting) from 04.00 am to 23.30 pm with seating for up to 28 people max. There will be a charge of EUR 5.00 per person return or EUR 3.00 per person one way.”

The text you just read was from…

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New 48 Hour Cancellation Policy Response From Hilton

Reports have been posted — many which have either not been confirmed or derived from other sources — in the past week or so pertaining to a new cancellation policy by Hilton in which guests must cancel their reservations no sooner than 48 hours prior to the beginning of their scheduled stays to avoid a penalty.

I reached out to my contacts at Hilton; and this is the response I received verbatim directly from a spokesperson at Hilton…

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Review: Hilton Garden Inn Krakow Airport

After a long day of traveling to Oświęcim from Warsaw by train to visit Auchwitz before traveling on by train to Kraków — which I intend to impart my experiences in future trip reports — I was ready to relax in a comfortable hotel room. I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn Krakow Airport that evening.

I checked in at the front desk with no issue, as I arrived late in the evening — and the agents behind the front desk…

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Global Commitment of Hilton to Responsibly Source Seafood by 2022: Progress Update

“Seafood is an important part of diets for more than 3 billion people and with 90% of our fish stocks overfished or fished to their ecological limit, the need to source seafood from responsible fisheries and farms is more critical than ever.”

The first year of the initiative for Hilton to responsibly source the seafood it serves its guests by 2022 has elapsed; and this progress report pertaining to the sustainability of seafood — which was released last week — reveals the lessons which have already been learned up to this point and details how Hilton…

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Review: Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Airport

As the conclusion of the flight operated by United Airlines from Chicago to Calgary was scheduled to be at 10:26 in the evening, I booked a reservation at the Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Airport.

I actually stayed as a guest at this hotel property twice — on both the first and last nights of my trip so that I may relax in a predictable and consistent stay near the airport which bracketed my time in the Rocky Mountains of Canada; and this review covers both stays…

…but there was another reason why I stayed at this particular hotel property: because…

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