Hilton’s Loyalty Program – Hilton HHonors – Again Achieves Top Ranking from J.D. Power for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction
Hilton HHonors, the 50+ million member loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 13 distinct hotel brands, was recognized by J.D. Power for the second year in a row, one of two hotel loyalty programs tied for highest in the Hotel Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report.
“At Hilton, customer experience is at the heart of everything we do. Our team members around the world are passionate about delivering impeccable, personalized service to our guests and that is why it’s an honor to once again be recognized by J.D. Power,” said Mark Weinstein, senior vice president and global head of Loyalty & Partnerships, Hilton Worldwide. “Hilton HHonors provides a platform for us to show our loyalty to our guests, by delivering personalized, relevant experiences at every touch point – both on and offline. This prestigious honor recognizes our continued commitment to do just that.”
The 2016 Hotel Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report by J.D. Power is based on survey responses from more than 3,000 consumers in the United States who have joined a hotel loyalty program. Hilton HHonors received high grades across all categories, including account maintenance and management, as well as in areas of reward program terms and variety of benefits.
Hilton HHonors provides rewards to all of its members, including an exclusive discount and digital features that simplify and streamline the travel experience for those who engage and book direct on Hilton.com, as well as access to one-of-a-kind experiences. The growing list of benefits and experiences include:
- Exclusive discount: Hilton HHonors members can take advantage of an exclusive discount that can’t be found anywhere else, as long as they book directly through Hilton, at more than 4,500 hotels around the world.
- Instant benefits: Hilton HHonors is free to join and offers immediate benefits to all members, such as free standard Wi-Fi, popular digital tools like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key, and the ability to earn and redeem Points for free nights. In fact, the Hilton HHonors app has a rating of 4.7 stars and is the highest rated hospitality app on the Apple App Store.
- Unforgettable, exclusive experiences: Booking direct opens the door to exclusive events, like Live Nation concerts or private dining experiences.
“We continue to see members of hotel loyalty/rewards programs place great value in their program of choice, and they are highly satisfied when they can easily earn and redeem points to select preferred locations in various locations,” said Rick Garlick, global travel and hospitality practice lead at J.D. Power. “Programs with hotels offering multiple brands, partnerships and diverse locations have a strong competitive advantage and we’re thrilled to see Hilton continue delivering on these factors for guests through the HHonors program.”
J.D. Power defines satisfaction in their report by ease of earning and redeeming points, a diverse partnership network and multiple hotel brands.