MANILA, The Philippines and MCLEAN, Va. May 5, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)– Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 12 distinct hotel brands, today announced a new partnership with Philippine Airlines, the national carrier of the Philippines. Through this partnership, members of both Mabuhay Miles loyalty program and Hilton HHonors can earn Mabuhay Miles and HHonors Points when they stay at any of the more than 4,350 hotels and timeshare properties within the Hilton Portfolio around the globe.
“Travelers out of the Philippines are one of the fastest growing spenders among emerging markets, their outbound expenditure grew 18 per cent in 2013, making them the second highest in the list of top travel spenders1,” said Mark Weinstein, vice president, Commercial Services Strategy, Loyalty Programs & Partnerships, Hilton Worldwide. “Through this partnership, we are offering new ways to reward more Hilton HHonors members that travel with Philippines Airlines; our members may now enjoy more options to earn Points and airline miles that can be used to create memorable travel experiences.”
Through this partnership, members of both loyalty programs can select the Points & Miles Earning Style Option to earn Mabuhay Miles and Hilton HHonors Points when they stay at Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, and Hilton Grand Vacations:
Points & Miles: Earn 10 HHonors Base Points, plus one Mabuhay Mile per eligible U.S. dollar spent on stays at participating hotels worldwide. Stays at Home2 Suites by Hilton are eligible to earn five HHonors Base Points and one Mabuhay Mile for every U.S. dollar spent, up to a total of 100 Mabuhay Miles per stay.
In addition, members of both Mabuhay Miles and Hilton HHonors will also have the opportunity to exchange Points for Miles to redeem a flight reward with Philippine Airlines at increments of 10,000 Hilton HHonors points.
“Philippine Airlines’ partnership with Hilton Worldwide provides loyalty program members a number of key benefits such as: greater opportunities to earn reward points and miles, wider and newer options for hotel accommodations and the opportunity to experience the best of both globally-competitive brands,” says Mayette T. Casanova, PAL Officer in Charge/Assistant Vice President – Loyalty Programs. “We are pleased to forge a dynamic and strong partnership with a leader in the hotel industry. We will work together for the mutual benefit of the customers we serve.”
Earn Triple Mabuhay Miles Promotion
From May 1, 2015 to July 31, 2015, members of both Mabuhay Miles and Hilton HHonors can earn Triple Mabuhay Miles for qualifying stays at participating hotels worldwide. During the promotion period, members can earn 10 HHonors Base Points, plus three Mabuhay Miles (one base Mabuhay Mile and two bonus Mabuhay Miles) per eligible U.S. dollar spent. Stays at Home2 Suites by Hilton are eligible to earn five HHonors Base Points and three Mabuhay Mile for every U.S. dollar spent, up to a total of 100 Mabuhay Miles per stay. Other terms and conditions apply.
For more information on Hilton HHonors, or to become a Hilton HHonors member, visit HHonors.com. Media can access more information about Hilton HHonors at news.hiltonhhonors.com.
For further information on Mabuhay Miles, please log onto www.mabuhaymiles.com
About Mabuhay Miles
Mabuhay Miles is the Frequent Flyer Program of Philippine Airlines (PAL), the country’s national flag carrier. Mabuhay Miles has enabled its members’ earning ability to considerably improve, by earning actual miles flown and class of service bonuses between 25 percent and 75 percent, with the exception of promotional and non-revenue tickets. The frequent flyer program has increased its full partner list and members can earn Miles from credit card spending, hotel stays, online hotel bookings, banking services, even car rentals and purchases with lifestyle partners. At Mabuhay Miles, Members are provided with award choices, specifically, with options to redeem their Miles according to their needs. More importantly, there are no blackout dates for award travel. The Mabuhay Miles website at www.mabuhaymiles.com gives you one-stop access to useful services from Mabuhay Miles. Connect with Mabuhay Miles atwww.facebook.com/MabuhayMiles and twitter.com/PALMabuhayMiles.
About Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines – Asia’s first airline – is the national flag carrier of the Republic of the Philippines.
PAL is the country’s only full-service carrier, setting the standards in airline service for more than seven decades. The airline has introduced service enhancements in-flight and on-ground which utilize technological innovations in anticipation of customer needs. Warm Filipino hospitality remains a PAL trademark that is endearing to all passengers. PAL flies to as far as North America in the east and to Europe in the west, as well as to various parts of Asia and the Middle East, using an all-jet fleet and complemented by exciting passenger service innovations. The flag carrier, which now serves 64 destinations, remains focused on fleet modernization, network expansion and service innovations. Corporate Headquarters: PNB Financial Center, Diosdado Macapagal Avenue, CCP Complex, Pasay City, Manila, Philippines 1307; For more information please contact the PAL Reservations Hotline at 855-8888/Trunk Line: 777–4800 or visit the PAL Website at www.philippineairlines.com
About Hilton HHonors
Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s twelve distinct hotel brands, offers more than 45 million members more ways to earn and redeem points than any other guest-loyalty program, enabling them to create experiences worth sharing at more than 4,350 hotels in 94 countries and territories. HHonors members can now redeem points for any room, anywhere, anytime, including the most luxurious suites, using any of four room rewards: Premium Room Rewards, Room Upgrade Rewards, Points & Money Rewards and Standard Room Rewards. In addition, HHonors members can use points to purchase unique experience rewards, merchandise and vacation packages, make charitable contributions and more. HHonors is also the only guest-loyalty program to offer ‘No Blackout Dates’ and ‘Points & Miles’ for the same stay at its properties worldwide, including participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy By Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. Membership in HHonors is free, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHHonors.com or connect with Hilton HHonors at news.hiltonhhonors.com. Members can now also book reservations, manage their accounts and redeem special offers with the new Hilton HHonors mobile app for iPhone.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,350 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 720,000 rooms in 94 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
1 Phl outbound travel spending notches 2nd fastest growth in 2013, The Philippines Star
*Source: ME NewsWire
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