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Review: The Arctic Club Seattle – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is a Historic Seattle Classic

The Arctic Club Seattle – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is what every DoubleTree in the U.S. should aspire to be: unique and well-maintained. The Arctic Club Seattle burnishes its environs with frequent references and homages to exploration and the original members of the Arctic Club. If you are looking to stay at boutique hotel in Seattle and find dark wood undertones attractive, this is the place to stay. Continue reading

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Hilton HHonors Becomes Honors on February 1; Five Other Major Changes

Hilton announced five major changes, plus a name change, for its loyalty rewards programs on February 1, 2017. The changes are an improvement for occasional travelers, but likely a devaluation for the road warriors. Continue reading

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Hilton Worldwide Announces Tapestry Collection Launching Fall 2017

Hilton Worldwide announces the launch of the Tapestry Collection in Fall 2017. It will be made up of a collection of existing independent hotels and will be one step below Hilton’s existing Curio Collection. Continue reading

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Should I Buy Hilton Honors Points with the 80% Bonus Through February 17, 2017?

Hilton Honors is currently running a promotion where you receive an 80% bonus on any 5,000+ Honors points you buy from now through February 17, 2017 in 1,000-point increments. You can buy a maximum of 144,000 points (80,000 + 64,000 … Continue reading

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120+ Hotel Brands Comparison and Equivalency Chart

The 10 largest international hotel groups currently maintain a collective total of over 120 hotel brands. Talk about overwhelming! The table below lists all 120+ hotel brands from the 10 largest international hotel companies. Comparable hotel brands are listed by row-by-row. Continue reading

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What Is Hilton Honors Elite Status Worth? January 2017

Started in 1987, the HHilton Honors program has evolved to its current incarnation with four elite status tiers and a number of benefits for frequent travelers. Hilton brands include: Hilton, Conrad, Waldorf Astoria, DoubleTree, Canopy, Curio Collection, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites, Home2 Suites, Tru (coming soon), Hilton Grand Vacations, and Hampton. Continue reading

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Value of One Point or Mile and Average Rebate for Airlines, Hotels, Rail, and Rental Cars | 2017

Valuations include both the value of one point in a given rewards program and the rebate percentage, in points, for spending with over 20 airline, hotel, rail, and car rental rewards and frequent flyer programs. Continue reading

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