Visa and Hilton HHonors introduce discount to cardholders in the Middle East and Africa
Visa cardholders enjoy up to 33 per cent off standard room rates any day of the week at more than 50 participating hotels in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – 26 November 2012 – Hilton HHonors, the guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands has partnered with Visa, the leading payment company offering fast, secure, easy-payment solutions, to offer Visa cardholders up to 33 per cent off standard room rates any day of the week at more than 50 participating Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, and Hilton Garden Inn properties in the Middle East and Africa. To participate in the offer, Visa cardholders can book now through December 2012 for stays completed by 22 April, 2013.
“This new partnership with Hilton HHonors represents our commitment to offer more value-added services to our customers with Visa credit cards,” said Karim Beg, Head of Marketing at Visa MENA. “In addition to providing our customers with access to the widest payment network in the world, we see the value in working with globally recognized partners to deliver an unrivalled range of benefits that continue to evolve with the needs of our customers – Hilton HHonors is the ideal partner to meet the needs of our customers that travel, whether for business or pleasure.”
“We are delighted to team up with Visa to offer their cardholders a fantastic opportunity to experience the very best Hilton HHonors and our brands have to offer in the Middle East and Africa,” said Scott Brennan, Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships, Hilton Worldwide. “We are constantly looking for new ways to bring value and benefits to our guests and this offer is just one more way that we strive to provide the best experience possible.”
To book a stay, Visa cardholders can visit www.visamiddleeast.com/Hilton to secure the available discount rate at participating hotels.
For more information on all of Visa’s promotions please visit www.visacemea.com. For more information about Hilton HHonors, or to become a member, please visit www.hiltonhhonors.com.
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Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. Underpinning digital currency is one of the world’s most advanced processing networks—VisaNet—that is capable of handling more than 20,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious
full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 640,000 rooms in 90 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, 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 the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
About Hilton HHonors
Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, offers its 34 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 3,900 hotels in 90 countries. 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 Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels& Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, 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.