Hilton Honors have been right at the front of the pandemic, being one of the first to respond to any situation the pandemic threw at them, even for member retention and status extensions. Now, there is a new first from their end to get more people to walk into their hotels around the globe, gifted status.
Usually, Hilton Honors members who reach Diamond by completing 60 nights at Hilton brand hotels, get the ability to gift Gold status. Those who stay 100 nights in a year could nominate someone for Diamond status.
However, for 2021, Hilton is tweaking this feature of the programme. All Diamond members will be able to give away Gold status in 2021, and lifetime Diamond members will be able to give away Diamond status to one member. This is a one time gift, and Hilton Honors is sending out emails which read as below,
“Gift Hilton Honors Elite Status to a loved one. To thank its most elite members for their continued loyalty this season, Hilton Honors is extending a one-time special gift to its global Diamond and Lifetime Diamond members.
Beginning next week until January 31, 2021, these elite members will be able to gift status for one year to a family member or friend. Typically, the Elite Status Gifting benefit is reserved for members who complete a standard, annual night requirement.
Diamond members will receive an email with instructions on how to gift Gold status and Lifetime Diamond members will be able to gift Diamond status. For members who earned Status Gifting through their 2020 nights, this is an extra opportunity to gift to someone new. “
Hilton is also offering a 100% bonus on purchased or gifted points through December 31, 2020. That lets you buy 5000 or more points at the cost of half a US cent per point.
Liked our articles and our efforts? Please pay an amount you are comfortable with; an amount you believe is the fair price for the content you have consumed. Please enter an amount in the box below and click on the button to pay; you can use Netbanking, Debit/Credit Cards, UPI, QR codes, or any Wallet to pay. Every contribution helps cover the cost of the content generated for your benefit.
(Important: to receive confirmation and details of your transaction, please enter a valid email address in the pop-up form that will appear after you click the ‘Pay Now’ button. For international transactions, use Paypal to process the transaction.)
We are not putting our articles behind any paywall where you are asked to pay before you read an article. We are asking you to pay after you have read the article if you are satisfied with the quality and our efforts.