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Hilton Honors Unveils 2019 Concert Series, Expanding Lineup of Once-In-A-Lifetime Experiences

February 27, 2019
Headlining the suite of new experiences is the Hilton Honors Concert Series, produced in partnership with Live Nation and featuring a roster of intimate music performances at iconic hotels and venues across the globe.

McLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 27, 2019--Hilton Honors is unveiling an expanded lineup of extraordinary experiences and exclusive access for its members in 2019. Headlining the suite of new experiences is the Hilton Honors Concert Series, produced in partnership with Live Nation and featuring a roster of intimate music performances at iconic hotels and venues across the globe.

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Headlining the suite of new experiences is the Hilton Honors Concert Series, produced in partnership with Live Nation and featuring a roster of intimate music performances at iconic hotels and venues across the globe.

The 2019 Concert Series kicks off on March 1, 2019, with a private performance by WALK THE MOON at one of Hilton’s newest luxury properties, the premier Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas.

With more than 14 million new members in 2018, the Hilton Honors program experienced record growth, bringing the program to over 85 million members. Hilton Honors has also seen increased engagement among its member base. Last year alone, the number of Points redeemed on hotel getaways to top travel destinations and other unforgettable experiences available through Hilton Honors Experiences increased by nearly 50 percent.

“Building off what we’ve offered our members over the past few years, we’re thrilled to introduce an incredible array of new experiences in 2019. We know members want to use their Points for the greatest ‘return on experience’, and we’re able offer even more this year by working with our hotels and best-in-class partners,” said Mark Weinstein, senior vice president and global head of customer engagement, loyalty and partnerships at Hilton. “Whether it’s free nights at luxury hotels and resorts in places like the Maldives, Bali or Bora Bora, exclusive racing experiences around the world with McLaren or concerts featuring chart-topping artists through our partnership with Live Nation, we want to give our members the chance to fulfill the experiences they’ve always dreamed.”

This year’s Concert Series is curated specifically for Hilton Honors members by Live Nation based on members’ music interests, artist preferences and the places they love to visit.

2019 Hilton Honors Concert Series performances include:

  • WALK THE MOON: March 1, Waldorf Astoria, Las Vegas
  • Jake Owen: May 16, The Rustic, Houston
  • Jessie J: June 15, Abbey Road Studios, London
  • Brett Young: September 12, Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville
  • Portugal. The Man: October 11, The Troubadour, Los Angeles
  • Fitz and the Tantrums: November 8, Conrad Washington, DC

“We are celebrating the fifth year of our partnership with Hilton Honors and we see first-hand how coupling music with travel hits a sweet spot for fans,” said Darin Wolf, executive vice president of Live Nation Media & Sponsorships. “With that in mind, we worked closely with the Hilton Honors team to curate a diverse roster of artists to perform at intimate venues across the globe that will ensure unforgettable memories for members.”

To celebrate the launch of the Concert Series, Hilton Honors members can also enter an exclusive sweepstakes to win a 5-day trip, including airfare, accommodations and tickets for two to a private, members-only concert experience. The winner will be able to choose the destination and artist of their choice from the 2019 lineup. More info can be found here.

2019 Hilton Honors Experiences:

In addition to concerts and visits to luxury properties worldwide, Hilton Honors members have access to experiences only redeemable through Points in the worlds of sports, culinary, adventures and culture. Upcoming highlights include:

  • Private dance lessons with Emmy-winning superstar Derek Hough
  • An exclusive Las Vegas game night with rock legend Steven Tyler
  • VIP tickets to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on March 29 for iconic rock legends The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music, and The Zombies
  • A ski adventure in the idyllic Swiss mountains
  • The ultimate winemaking experience in Algarve, Portugal

Visit Experiences.HiltonHonors.com for more information on exclusive access to these experiences and beyond. To enroll in Hilton Honors and learn more – including ways to earn more Points through one of the four co-branded Hilton Honors American Express cards – click here. It’s fast, free and easy to join. Members who book with Hilton get the best rate, plus perks that come only when booking directly through a Hilton channel.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit  newsroom.hilton.com  for more information, and connect with Hilton on  Facebook, TwitterLinkedInInstagram  and  YouTube.

About Hilton Honors

Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 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 WiFi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading  Hilton Honors mobile app where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 85 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, and items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions; or gain access to unique events through Hilton Honors Experiences ( https://experiences.hiltonhonors.com/ ), such as exclusive artist connections and VIP concerts with Live Nation®, and race experiences with McLaren Racing. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.hiltonhonors.com. Connect with Hilton Honors at  newsroom.hilton.com/hiltonhonors, and follow Hilton Honors on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. For additional information, visit  http://www.livenationentertainment.com.

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CONTACT: Lauren (Skrincosky) deBettencourt

Hilton

+1 703 883 5824

Lauren.Skrincosky@hilton.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT MUSIC TRAVEL VACATION LODGING GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS/CONCERTS

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