BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 2003--There's no
place like home, especially when it effortlessly can earn both
homeowners and homebuyers thousands of hotel points and airline miles.
A new alliance between Hilton HHonors and SIRVA Relocation gives
members the opportunity to earn 5,000 HHonors bonus points for every
$10,000 in home value when they buy or sell their home through SIRVA
Relocation, a worldwide relocation service. Along with the HHonors
bonus points, Hilton HHonors members will receive no-obligation
professional home buying and selling counseling and referrals to a
national network of market-leading real estate professionals.
In addition, through the same one-stop program, members can earn
up to 2,500 bonus points for a self-move truck rental and up to 5,000
bonus points for van line moving services.
"Our alliance with SIRVA Relocation gives HHonors members the
opportunity to earn bonus points when buying their dream home -- it's
a great perk," said Jeffrey Diskin, president and chief operating
officer of Hilton HHonors Worldwide. "Whether they are moving in or
moving on, Hilton HHonors is committed to finding ways to enable its
members the ability to earn points and miles at every turn in life."
"We are delighted to partner with HHonors to help members earn a
substantial number of points while simultaneously simplifying one of
life's most significant events," said Steve Fecko, vice president of
Affinity Group Services. "At SIRVA Relocation, our mission is to help
homeowners buy, sell and move their home faster, easier and more
affordably than ever before."
To get started on earning thousands of bonus points, interested
parties can call 1-800-228-3084. Once registered, HHonors members will
be referred to a brand-name realtor that participates in SIRVA
Relocation's nationwide network. Points will appear in the
participant's account once they close escrow on the home. For more
information, visit www.hiltonhhonors.com.
About the HHonors Program
Hilton HHonors is a guest reward program that gives frequent
travelers a faster way to earn the rewards they want most. Enrolled
members can Double Dip(R) to earn HHonors points and airline miles for
the same stay, at nearly any rate, at more than 2,400 participating
Hilton, Conrad, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Inn,
Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations Club,
Homewood Suites by Hilton and Scandic hotels around the world.
Due to the unmatched flexibility, generosity and value offered by
HHonors program features, as well as the many attractive promotions
that HHonors offers each year, the program has been recognized with
numerous travel industry awards.
Membership in HHonors is free. Travelers may enroll online by
visiting www.hiltonhhonors.com. Or, to enroll instantly in the program
and make reservations, consumers in the U.S. and Canada may call
1-800-HHONORS. Outside the U.S. and Canada, travelers may call the
Hilton Reservations Worldwide office in their area. Travelers also may
enroll at any participating Hilton, Conrad, Doubletree, Embassy Suites
Hotels, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood
Suites by Hilton or Scandic hotel around the world.
Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) and Hilton International, a
subsidiary of Hilton Group plc, have a worldwide alliance to market
Hilton, the world's best-known hotel brand. Collectively offering more
than 2,400 hotels in over 60 countries worldwide, both companies are
recognized as leaders in the hospitality industry. Hilton
International currently operates more than 380 hotels in over 60
About SIRVA Relocation
SIRVA, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, is a
fast-growing and innovative global relocation and moving services
company. It is the largest worldwide relocation and moving services
company and a leader in logistics for integrated high-value products.
SIRVA companies include Allied Van Lines, North American Van Lines,
Global Van Lines and SIRVA Relocation.
SIRVA Relocation is a boundaryless family of companies acting as
one team to provide customers easy, fast and responsive relocation
solutions. Combined with SIRVA Moving Services, SIRVA Relocation
clients have access to the world's most comprehensive international
moving system. SIRVA Relocation's network spans 40 countries, with
Global Centers of Excellence in London, Chicago, Hong Kong and
Melbourne, in addition to offices throughout the United States.
The following trademarks are owned by Hilton Hospitality, Inc.:
Hilton(R), Conrad(R), Doubletree(R), Embassy Suites Hotels(R), Hampton
Inn(R), Hampton Inn & Suites(R), Hilton Garden Inn(R), Hilton Grand
Vacations Club(R), Homewood Suites by Hilton(R), Scandic(R),
HHonors(R), Double Dip(R), Double Dipping(R) and Points & Miles(R) are
trademarks owned by Hilton HHonors Worldwide LLC.
CONTACT: Hilton Hotels Corporation Jeanne Datz (email@example.com)
Kendra Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Douglas - Cohn & Wolfe
Erin Myers Portman (email@example.com)
SOURCE: Hilton Hotels Corporation