Hotel loyalty programs can be useful if you stay at hotels often. Points can be put towards free hotel nights, and there are two hotel loyalty programs that even offer every fifth night free when booking with points. The Marriott Bonvoy program offers the "fifth night free" benefit to all program members when redeeming points for hotel stays. You don't need to have status, … [Read more...]
Hilton is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. HHonors is a generous loyalty program which reward guests for their overnight stays.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines for an example of what can be done with hotel loyalty programs.
Looking for a fast-track to elite status with Hilton Hotels? If you already hold status with another hotel chain, you could take advantage of the Hilton Honors status match. This grants you all the benefits of Gold or Diamond Hilton Honors status for 90 days, and you can also complete a challenge to easily extend this status until March 2020. How to get a Hilton Honors Status … [Read more...]
Macquarie Bank will discontinue its Hilton Honors Macquarie Platinum credit card, the only co-branded credit card of any hotel loyalty program in Australia, from 1 May 2019. Macquarie Bank already stopped offering its popular Hilton credit card to new cardholders last year. Now, it has advised existing Hilton Honors Macquarie Platinum cardholders that from 1 May, they will … [Read more...]
Most hotels take customer service very seriously. And it's not hard to see why. Most cities have literally hundreds of hotels, and all offer the same basic service. So, personalised customer service is seen as a key differentiator to drive loyalty and attract repeat business - especially for high-end hotels. At some hotel chains, it is standard practice to leave a … [Read more...]
There are rumours that Hilton Hotels could soon be returning to Melbourne with up to three new properties. The popular American hotel chain is planning to open a new Hilton-branded hotel, alongside a Curio Collection and Double Tree. AFF moderator JessicaTam has the scoop on the new Hilton hotels in Melbourne. Initially, Hilton had planned to purchase an existing property on … [Read more...]