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Hilton - new partner?

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Was browsing on the Hilton Hhonors website today, in particular the Earning Miles section and notice that Virgin Blue is listed as a partner with an earn of 1,000 velocity points per stay. Nothing on the Velocity website though.
 

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There was mention of Hilton in a Velocity email I received yesterday and it's now on the website...

Velocity Rewards said:
Earn Triple Velocity Points with Hilton Hotels - Velocity newest hotel partner
Earn Triple Velocity Points for Qualifying Stays completed at participating Hilton Hotels in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji between 18 October 2007 and 31 December 2007 - that's 3,000 Velocity Points per stay!

In addition, if you are also a Hilton HHonors member, you can also take advantage of Double Dipping® and as well as earning 3,000 Velocity Points, you will earn triple Hilton HHonors points.
Link: Velocity> Earn Triple Velocity Points with Hilton Hotels - Velocity newest hotel partner
 
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It appears that Velocity members will soon be able to earn Velocity Status Credits (SCs) with partners including Hilton Hotels.

Checkout the page - "Gather Velocity Here" - shows all Velocity Partners

Read the small text at the bottom:
* Indicates those Partners you can earn Status Credits with.
^ Earn Status Credits on these Partners, coming soon in 2007
Interesting eh...

Appears that members will be able to earn SCs with the following Partners:
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Holiday Inn
  • Intercontinental
  • Comfort
  • Clarion
  • Quality and
  • Europcar
Dave, can you elaborate on this further?

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