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Hilton Hotels • International chain of full service hotels and resorts • Founded by Conrad Nicholson Hilton • Now owned by the Hilton Hotels Corporation • 533 Hilton Hotels across the world in 2008
Conrad Nicholson Hilton ・ He was born in 1887 in New Mexico. ・ He died in 1979 when he was 91 years old. ・ He purchased his first hotel in Texas in 1919. ・ He formed the Hilton Hotels Corporation in 1946 and followed by Hilton International Company in 1948.
The first high rise hotel he built was the Dallas Hilton, which opened in 1925
He Built these Hotels in Texas ・ Abilene Hilton in 1927 ・ Waco Hilton in 1928 ・ El Paso Hilton in 1930
Now Company expanded into Credit cards, car rentals and other travel services.
Hilton Hotels became the first coast-to-coast hotel chain of the United States in 1943 The Original price for an overnight stay in 1943 was around $20
Hilton Honors membership ・Blue ・Silver VIP ・Gold VIP ・Gold Preferential ・Diamond VIP
Benefit of member ship ・Members can earn both hotel points and airline miles. ・Free hotel nights, experience getaways, dream vacations and premium merchandise. ・More rewards for Diamond VIP members.
Reference • http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/brand/about.jhtml • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilton_Hotels • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilton_Hotels_Corporation • http://hhonors1.hilton.com/en_US/hh/about/index.do?it=Not,TnavAbout • http://www.who2.com/conradhilton.html