Hilton Worldwide – Facts & Figures

The Hilton Worldwide hotel group has been in business for over 100 years and with 4,875 hotels in 97 countries, is one of the largest hotel businesses in the world. While the flagship brand Hilton is probably the best known one, the largest brand is Hampton Hotels. Find out all the details about the Hilton brands, the price categories and … Continue reading

Deal Dispatch: Best Current Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses

A big part of the excitement about travel rewards credit cards are the huge sign-up bonuses credit card companies in the US have been handing out. And they are especially high during the occasional promotions – currently, Marriott offers an increased bonus of 100,000 points for their Chase Visa card and Starwood offers 35,000 points for their American Express card … Continue reading

The newest luxury hotel in Manila is a disappointment – Conrad Manila

For many years, Asian chains, Accor and InterContinental ruled the luxury hotel scene in Manila. But more recently the large US chains have “uncovered” the capital of one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and opened up hotels. The latest to the party is Hilton Worldwide with their upscale Conrad brand opening near Manila Bay. And while the new Conrad … Continue reading

The Doubletree experience – a conversion brand for full-service hotels

Doubletree is a full-service brand of Hilton Worldwide, positioned next to the name-giving Hilton Brand, below the luxury Conrad and above limited service brands Hampton or Hilton Garden Inn. It is the conversion brand in the portfolio, allowing hotel operators to join the Hilton group without meeting the tighter brand standards of the Hilton brand. Find out what that means … Continue reading