Hilton HHonors and UniCredit Launch Co-Branded Credit Card in Italy Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct hotel brands, announces its partnership with UniCredit and the launch of their co-branded optional revolving credit card in Italy - the Hilton HHonors Card from UniCredit. HHonors members who sign up for and activate the card will receive an instant upgrade to elite Gold status and 10,000 HHonors Bonus Points.
'The new Hilton HHonors Card from UniCredit is the first lodging co-branded credit card in Italy,' said Jeff Diskin, senior vice president, global customer marketing, Hilton Worldwide. 'We're excited to partner with UniCredit and look forward to offering our Italian members even more ways to earn travel experiences with HHonors points throughout the year.'
In addition to the initial bonus offers, Hilton HHonors members will receive the following cardholder benefits:
- Earn three HHonors Bonus Points for every Euro spent at any of Hilton Worldwide's more than 3,800 hotels around the world in addition to 18 hotels in Italy
- Earn two HHonors Bonus Points for every Euro spent on everyday purchases on Visa circuit
- Retain Gold status after the first year by spending more than EUR8,000 in a year
- Maintain Hilton HHonors Silver status for the duration of card membership
HHonors points can be redeemed for free stays and unforgettable experiences in 91 different countries at any of Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct hotel brands, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.
Hilton Worldwide currently serves as one of the largest hotel brands in Italy, offering travellers four of its 10 hotel brands within the country: Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Garden Inn. Hilton HHonors Gold status members receive complimentary in-room Internet access as well as on-property benefits such as room upgrades, when available, free breakfast and more.
'It is an honour and privilege to issue the Hilton HHonors co-branded credit card,' said Niccolo Ubertalli, head of consumer finance, UniCredit. 'It is a product created with the Hilton HHonors customers in mind that I am sure they will appreciate.'
The Hilton HHonors Card from UniCredit, while new in Italy, joins the ranks of many other global co-branded HHonors credit cards currently available in the U.S., UK, Germany, Austria and Japan. To sign up for the card, visit the UniCredit web site www.HHonorscard.itFurther information www.unicredit.eu
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