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Hilton HHonors and Hainan Airlines’ Fortune Wings Club Announce Alliance

Companies team up to offer members more rewards

April 24, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.

SHANGHAI - Today, Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct hotel brands, announced its new alliance with Hainan Airlines' loyalty rewards program, the Fortune Wings Club. Members of both programs now have the opportunity to earn Fortune Wings Club miles and Hilton HHonors points when they stay at any of the more than 3,800 participating hotels within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio.

"We are committed to the China market, one of the fastest growing for Hilton Worldwide, and continuously look for new ways to reward Hilton HHonors members here," said Jeff Diskin, senior vice president, customer marketing, Hilton Worldwide. "Aligning with Hainan Airlines offers members more options to earn points and airline miles, free hotel stays, room upgrades, experience rewards and merchandise."

Through this alliance, Hilton HHonors members can earn 10 HHonors base points + 1 Fortune Wings Club mile for every dollar spent during their stay at a Hilton Worldwide hotel (and ½ Fortune Wings Club mile at Home2 Suites by Hilton properties). Hilton HHonors points also can be exchanged for miles, with 25,000 points equaling 10,000 Fortune Wings miles.

"We are pleased to form this alliance with Hilton HHonors, a distinguished leader of hotel guest loyalty programs," said Li Yan, general manager, Fortune Wings Club. "Aligning with Hilton HHonors ensures that our members will have an outstanding travel experience from start to finish."

Hilton HHonors is the only hotel loyalty guest program to offer Points &Miles® as well as No Blackout dates with no capacity controls at more than 3,800 hotels worldwide. For additional information on Hilton HHonors earning styles and airline alliances, please visit news.hiltonhhonors.com. To enroll in the Fortune Wings Club or to learn more about the program, visit http://ffp.hnair.com/FFPClub.  

Contact:
Scott Carman
Hilton Worldwide
+1 (703) 883-5803
scott.carman@hilton.com
news.hiltonhhonors.com

About HNA Groups
Established in 2000, HNA Group is an integrated operator in modern service industry. Its business ranges from air transportation, hotels, property, retailing, logistics to tourism. The Group currently owns and manages 13 airlines, 12 airports, 52 hotels and resorts and 6 public listed companies. Hainan Airlines, one of the group's core businesses, is the fourth largest airline company in China. HNA Hotels & Resorts Group was established in 1997, with 52 hotels and resorts and 6 golf courses. There are 4 major brands under the group's management including Tangla at luxury segment, HNA Grand Hotels and HNA Business Hotel at mid-scale segment and HNA Express Inn targeting the budget lodging segment.

About Fortune Wings Club
The Fortune Wings Club was established in 1999. It is the global loyalty and rewards program for Grand China Air, Hainan Airlines, Lucky Air, Tianjin Airlines, West Air, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express Airways and Capital Airlines. The Fortune Wings Club has secured several partnerships to provide you with a wide array of wonderful gifts and benefits. You can easily earn kilometers when you fly with our airline partners, stay at hotels, shop using your credit card, rent cars and many other ways. You can redeem your kilometers for award tickets, seat upgrades, hotels, food and other hundreds of awards for you and your loved ones. Visit http://ffp.hnair.com/FFPCluben/ for more information.

About Hilton Honors Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 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 that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 65 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions or gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform (honors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, or race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHonors.com or connect with Hilton Honors at news.hiltonhonors.com.

About Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. 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 exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.