For the second year in a row, and as the only travel company to do so, Hilton Honors swept all six 2020 FlyerTalk Hotel Awards. The guest-centric loyalty program for the entire 18-brand Hilton portfolio was awarded Best Hotel Rewards Program and Outstanding Benefit by FlyerTalk members.
Recognizing the program and its complimentary breakfast benefit, Hilton Honors earned every FlyerTalk Award in the hotel category across the three geographical regions:
- Best Hotel Rewards Program – Americas
- Best Hotel Rewards Program – Middle East, Asia, Oceania
- Best Hotel Rewards Program – Europe, Africa
- Outstanding Benefit (Free Breakfast) – Americas
- Outstanding Benefit (Free Breakfast) – Middle East, Asia, Oceania
- Outstanding Benefit (Free Breakfast) – Europe, Africa
In 2019, Hilton Honors became the first program to ever sweep the awards in each of the three geographical regions.
This was the ninth consecutive year that FlyerTalk members cast ballots to determine the community’s favorite travel loyalty programs in three major categories (air, hotel and car rental). Given the global nature of these programs, 18 total awards were given across the three regions.
Nearly 100 rewards programs worldwide compete for Best Program, taking into consideration value, ease-of-redemption and customer service. Hilton Honors rose to the top among voters with its valued benefits, such as complimentary, healthy breakfast options for Gold and Diamond members. In addition to 2020 program extensions to grant Hilton Honors members maximum flexibility, members also have access to the award-winning app, allowing for contactless experiences like Digital Key.
Hilton Honors is also nominated for several 2020 The Points Guy Readers' Choice Awards, including Best Hotel Loyalty Program, Best Hotel Cobranded Card and Best Premium Travel Credit Card, with voting open until the end of October.
Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising more than 7,500 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 180 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Hilton Honors
Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s world-class brands comprising nearly 7,500 properties in 126 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where members can check in, choose and access their room using Digital Key. Hilton Honors offers its more than 180 million members hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points, including with select co-branded credit cards. Members can redeem Points for free nights, purchases on Amazon, exclusive experiences, charitable contributions and more. The program is free to join and travelers can enroll online at hiltonhonors.com. Learn more about Hilton Honors at stories.hilton.com/hiltonhonors, and follow Hilton Honors on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.