Avid golfers can now enjoy world-class, championship golf courses across Asia through specially curated packages and experiences that Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has launched today in the region. These experiences allow golf enthusiasts to live the life of a professional golfer on tour by enjoying an outstanding round of golf at some of the best championship golf courses Asia has to offer while staying at one of the participating Hilton Worldwide hotels in the region.
The new golf experiences include three official Asian Tour Stay and Play packages in Singapore, Indonesia, andThailand. Each of these includes 18 holes of golf at Singapore’s top-ranked Laguna National Golf and Country Club, the prestigious Royale Jakarta Golf Club, or the Black Mountain Championship Golf Course in Hua Hin,Thailand. To complement the game, the package includes a two-night stay with Hilton Singapore, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Diponegoro or Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa respectively.
In addition to the Stay and Play packages, Hilton has unveiled four money-can’t-buy Hilton HHonors Access experiences as part of its range of special lifestyle privileges that are exclusive to Hilton HHonors members. Through the Hilton HHonors Auction platform, Hilton HHonors members can bid for once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to tee off with Asian Tour Professionals at the Venetian Macau Open Pro-Am, the Indonesian Masters Pro-Am, or at the Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore. Four exclusive passes to the hospitality marquees at the UBS Hong Kong Open 2016 are also up for bidding.
“At Hilton, we recognise that today’s travellers are looking for unique, authentic experiences that will form indelible memories of a lifetime, and we are happy to be able to provide these through the launch of the new golf experiences at these exclusive clubs and world class events,” said Mark Liversidge, Vice President, Marketing,Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. “From our Stay and Play packages to our Hilton HHonors Access golfing experiences, we aim to create memorable, unique golf getaways which will be more seamless and accessible to our HHonors members and guests.”
Since September 2015, Hilton forged a partnership with the Asian Tour to provide first-class accommodation for professional golfers playing on tour. With the launch of the Stay and Play packages and money-can’t-buy golf experiences, Hilton also affirms its commitment to provide amateur golfers unique golfing experiences in Asia Pacific.
Appendix 1: The Official Asian Tour Stay and Play Packages
Hilton offers three official Asian Tour Stay and Play packages which give guests the chance to experience the life of a professional golfer on tour by enjoying the exceptional accommodation of a Hilton property for two nights, and a round of golf at a championship golf course. These packages are subject to availability for weekend stays (arriving Fridays and departing Sundays only) booked between July 1, 2016 and June 16, 2017, inclusive and completed between July 15, 2016 and June 30, 2017, inclusive. Booking must be made at least 14 days in advance of arrival.
Set in the heart of Orchard Road, Hilton Singapore is an ideal weekend destination to fulfill your shopping, dining and now, golfing needs. Sample the delights of one of its six dining options or relax at the Sky Bar and soak in the city views at sunset. Then take the short ride out to one of the top ranked golf clubs in the world – Laguna National Golf and Country Club. The links style and parkland style championship courses provide fun and challenges to both professional and amateur golfers alike. This official Asian Tour Stay & Play package includes a two-night stay with breakfast and 18-holes of golf. Terms & conditions apply.
DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Diponegoro
Enjoy the comfort of this contemporary hotel close to the city’s bustling centre but set in a quiet area surrounded by markets, restaurants and shopping. Enjoy a round at the prestigious Royale Jakarta Golf Club. Conveniently located in the city, you will experience the lush fairways and immaculate greens of one of Asia’s top golf courses. This official Asian Tour Stay & Play package includes a two-night stay with breakfast and 18-holes of golf. Terms & conditions apply.
Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa
Relax in the luxury of the Hilton Hua Hin Resort and Spa on a Friday and Saturday night. Dip your toes in the ocean, sample some wonderful Thai cuisine, enjoy a massage and then get ready to play the award-winning Black Mountain Championship Golf Course which will delight and challenge any golfer. This official Asian Tour Stay & Play package includes a two-night stay with breakfast and 18-holes of golf — a perfect weekend for any golfer. Terms & conditions apply.
Appendix 2: Money-Can’t-Buy Hilton HHonors Access Golfing Experiences
Exclusive Hilton round of golf at Sentosa Golf club with Asian Tour Professional in Singapore — September 2, 2016 followed by dinner at Hilton Singapore
Hilton HHonors and the Asian Tour are delighted to offer you the opportunity to bid for a unique experience to play a round of golf with two friends and Asian Tour Professional Scott Barr at the famous Sentosa Golf Club followed by dinner at Hilton Singapore. You and two friends will join Scott for an afternoon round on the World Class Serapong Course before heading to Hilton Singapore to enjoy dinner and drinks at Opus to reflect on your day.
Pro-Am places for two golfers at the Venetian Macau Open in Macau — October 12, 2016 with a night at the Conrad Macau on October 11, 2016
Hilton HHonors and Asian Tour are delighted to offer you the opportunity to bid for a money-can’t-buy experience for you and a friend to play alongside one of the top Asian Tour Professionals at the Venetian Macau Open Pro-Am. To complete the experience, you will enjoy a night’s stay at the Conrad Macau, before heading to the golf course the next morning.
Pro-Am places for two golfers in the Asian Tour Indonesia Masters in Jakarta — October 5, 2016 followed by dinner and a night’s stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Diponegoro.
Hilton Hhonors and Asian Tour are delighted to offer you the opportunity to bid for a money-can’t-buy experience for you and a friend to play alongside one of the top Asian Tour Professionals at the Indonesian Masters Pro-Am. To complete the experience, you will enjoy dinner that evening at OPEN} restaurant and a night’s stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Jakarta.
Hospitality marquee access for four at the UBS Hong Kong Open — December 10, 2016 with Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at the Conrad Hong Kong on December 9, 2016
Hilton HHonors and Asian Tour are delighted to offer you the opportunity to bid for four places in the hospitality marquees at the UBS Hong Kong Open 2016. To complete the experience, you enjoy a night’s stay at the Conrad Hong Kong with dinner at Nicholini’s, before taking a private transfer the next day to and from the golf course for your experience at the Hong Kong Golf Club.
For more information on all the above experiences, visit HHonors.com/auctions.
Appendix 3: Hilton HHonors Offers Comprehensive Lifestyle Privileges
Hilton HHonors is the free to join, guest loyalty program of Hilton’s 13 world-class brands. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton will save time and money, and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most. To book direct, travelers may schedule their travel on Hilton’s websites, the Hilton HHonors mobile app and reservation call centres, or through preferred corporate travel partners and approved travel agents. Highlighted perks include:
- Exclusive Discounts: Members of Hilton HHonors can now take advantage of an exclusive discount at more than 4,500 hotels around the world (excluding hotels in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).
- Instant Benefits: Hilton HHonors offers instant benefits to members, such as free Wi-Fi, digital tools, like digital check-in with room selection, and the ability to earn and redeem Hilton HHonors Points for free nights.
- Unforgettable Experiences: Booking direct opens the door to unique events, like private concerts, such last week’s Halsey show, exclusive dining experiences and unique travel adventures.
- Loyalty Rewarded with More Personalized Service: HHonors members can better share their preferences with the hotel for a stay tailored to their requests.