MANILA, The Philippines and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's 12 distinct hotel brands, today announced a new partnership with Philippine Airlines, the national carrier of the Philippines. Through this partnership, members of both Mabuhay Miles loyalty program and Hilton HHonors can earn Mabuhay Miles and HHonors Points when they stay at any of the more than 4,350 hotels and timeshare properties within the Hilton Portfolio around the globe.

"Travelers out of the Philippines are one of the fastest growing spenders among emerging markets, their outbound expenditure grew 18 per cent in 2013, making them the second highest in the list of top travel spenders1," said Mark Weinstein, vice president, Commercial Services Strategy, Loyalty Programs & Partnerships, Hilton Worldwide. "Through this partnership, we are offering new ways to reward more Hilton HHonors members that travel with Philippines Airlines; our members may now enjoy more options to earn Points and airline miles that can be used to create memorable travel experiences."

Through this partnership, members of both loyalty programs can select the Points & Miles Earning Style Option to earn Mabuhay Miles and Hilton HHonors Points when they stay at Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, and Hilton Grand Vacations:

  • Points & Miles: Earn 10 HHonors Base Points, plus one Mabuhay Mile per eligible U.S. dollar spent on stays at participating hotels worldwide. Stays at Home2 Suites by Hilton are eligible to earn five HHonors Base Points and one Mabuhay Mile for every U.S. dollar spent, up to a total of 100 Mabuhay Miles per stay.

In addition, members of both Mabuhay Miles and Hilton HHonors will also have the opportunity to exchange Points for Miles to redeem a flight reward with Philippine Airlines at increments of 10,000 Hilton HHonors points. 

"Philippine Airlines' partnership with Hilton Worldwide provides loyalty program members a number of key benefits such as: greater opportunities to earn reward points and miles, wider and newer options for hotel accommodations and the opportunity to experience the best of both globally-competitive brands," says Mayette T. Casanova, PAL Officer in Charge/Assistant Vice President - Loyalty Programs. "We are pleased to forge a dynamic and strong partnership with a leader in the hotel industry. We will work together for the mutual benefit of the customers we serve."

Earn Triple Mabuhay Miles Promotion
From May 1, 2015 to July 31, 2015, members of both Mabuhay Miles and Hilton HHonors can earn Triple Mabuhay Miles for qualifying stays at participating hotels worldwide. During the promotion period, members can earn 10 HHonors Base Points, plus three Mabuhay Miles (one base Mabuhay Mile and two bonus Mabuhay Miles) per eligible U.S. dollar spent. Stays at Home2 Suites by Hilton are eligible to earn five HHonors Base Points and three Mabuhay Mile for every U.S. dollar spent, up to a total of 100 Mabuhay Miles per stay. Other terms and conditions apply.

For more information on Hilton HHonors, or to become a Hilton HHonors member, visit HHonors.com. Media can access more information about Hilton HHonors at news.hiltonhhonors.com.

For further information on Mabuhay Miles, please log onto www.mabuhaymiles.com.

1Phl outbound travel spending notches 2nd fastest growth in 2013, The Philippines Star 

Contact:
Joyce Moo
Hilton Worldwide - Asia Pacific
+65 6833 9703
joyce.moo@hilton.com

Marietta T. Casanova
Philippine Airlines Mabuhay Miles
+63 (02) 777 4800
mayette_casanova@pal.com.ph

About Mabuhay Miles
Mabuhay Miles is the Frequent Flyer Program of Philippine Airlines (PAL), the country's national flag carrier. Mabuhay Miles has enabled its members' earning ability to considerably improve, by earning actual miles flown and class of service bonuses between 25 percent and 75 percent, with the exception of promotional and non-revenue tickets. The frequent flyer program has increased its full partner list and members can earn Miles from credit card spending, hotel stays, online hotel bookings, banking services, even car rentals and purchases with lifestyle partners. At Mabuhay Miles, Members are provided with award choices, specifically, with options to redeem their Miles according to their needs. More importantly, there are no blackout dates for award travel. The Mabuhay Miles website at www.mabuhaymiles.com gives you one-stop access to useful services from Mabuhay Miles. Connect with Mabuhay Miles at www.facebook.com/MabuhayMiles and twitter.com/PALMabuhayMiles.

About Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines - Asia's first airline - is the national flag carrier of the Republic of the Philippines. PAL is the country's only full-service carrier, setting the standards in airline service for more than seven decades. The airline has introduced service enhancements in-flight and on-ground which utilize technological innovations in anticipation of customer needs. Warm Filipino hospitality remains a PAL trademark that is endearing to all passengers. PAL flies to as far as North America in the east and to Europe in the west, as well as to various parts of Asia and the Middle East, using an all-jet fleet and complemented by exciting passenger service innovations. The flag carrier, which now serves 64 destinations, remains focused on fleet modernization, network expansion and service innovations. Corporate Headquarters: PNB Financial Center, Diosdado Macapagal Avenue, CCP Complex, Pasay City, Manila, Philippines 1307; For more information please contact the PAL Reservations Hotline at 855-8888/Trunk Line: 777-4800 or visit the PAL Website at www.philippineairlines.com.

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.