Confirmed Connecting Rooms: Hilton Solves a Long-Time Issue

As travel bounces back with a vengeance after people have been isolated, quarantined, or locked down as a result of attempts to control the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, rental cars are either expensive or difficult to find; airplanes have become packed with passengers; and hotel and resort properties are increasingly finding that they have limited available capacity for guests…

…and that can pose a problem for families and groups of people who travel together and want a place at which they can stay for the night — and stay in rooms that are adjacent to each other and can be accessed through an interior door. This is especially important for…

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Review: Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

I had the opportunity to stay at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa hotel property for a few days on a college trip in late 2018.

I arrived at the hotel on a mild December night and entered the lobby. In order to check in, one must climb one flight of stairs from the main entrance. It was no…

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What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 36

If you have an affinity for a certain multinational lodging company, this photograph may be of some interest to you — especially when what I saw caught my eye as I stopped at a certain point in a parking lot through which I was walking…

…and that is…

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DoubleTree Signature Cookie Official Recipe Revealed by Hilton

Greater than 30 million cookies from DoubleTree hotel and resort properties are consumed every year, as they are offered — usually hot and fresh — as a welcome gift to guests when they check in for their stays upon arrival at the front desk…

…but as occupancy at hotel and resort properties have been reduced dramatically during the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, substantially fewer people will be able to enjoy the signature cookies.

If you are one of those people who miss enjoying these cookies, you are in luck, as Hilton — which is the parent lodging company of the DoubleTree brand — released the official version of the cookie recipe so that you can bake these cookies anytime you like to enjoy them.

You can bake 26 cookies from this recipe — and here it is…

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Hilton Extends Status and Points For Everyone; Flexible Reservation Policy Updates: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

The latest information from Hilton pertains to updates with regards to the extensions of the expiration of points and elite level status — as well as improving the flexibility of the booking and cancellation policies of reservations in general.

Your benefits are automatically being extended with no effort or input required on your part as a Hilton Honors member — including…

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20 New Canopy by Hilton Hotels to Open in 2020

The Canopy by Hilton upper upscale lifestyle hotel brand portfolio is about to almost triple, as 20 hotel properties are targeted to open in some of the most dynamic neighborhoods across seven countries in 2020.

In addition to the 12 hotel properties which currently exist in China, Croatia, Iceland and the United States, the current and projected openings of new Canopy by Hilton hotel properties which are expected to open in 2020 include…

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Wait — What Do People Put in Those Waffle Irons?!?

I have been a guest at many hotel and resort properties over the years which offer a complimentary breakfast in the morning; and many of these places are equipped with at least one waffle iron so that guests may create their own waffles…

…but then I looked up above the two waffle irons in the breakfast area at one particular hotel property and saw a laminated paper sign hanging over them with the words…

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Tempo by Hilton: Officially Launched as the Newest Brand By Hilton

The Tempo by Hilton brand — which is the eighteenth brand of the Hilton portfolio — was officially announced and launched with this press release as of yesterday, Thursday, January 16, 2020; and greater than 30 individual commitments have already been confirmed in New York, Maui, Boston, Los Angeles, Lexington, Nashville, San Diego, Charlotte, Houston, Atlanta, and the District of Columbia, with an additional 30 deals which are in various stages of development.

Powered by an efficient service model, Tempo by Hilton is described as…

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