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Dasha Ross, Hilton Worldwide, Director, Portfolio Communications, Phone: 703-883-5805, Email: Dasha.Ross@Hilton.com
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 19, 2013) - USA Volleyball and Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, have announced their renewed sponsorship through the year of 2016. HHonors has been a sponsor of USA Volleyball since 2011. As part of the continued partnership, Hilton HHonors will continue to support the organization and offer benefits to USA Volleyball members.
As the official hotel partner, Hilton HHonors exhibited its commitment to support the dreams of USA Volleyball athletes through its latest refurbishment project at USA Volleyball’s National Team Center in Anaheim, Calif. These refurbishments demonstrate the HHonors brand commitment to spreading the light and warmth of hospitality. Mattresses, mattress pads and shower curtains were provided for the athletes’ apartments to ensure a good night’s rest.
“USA Volleyball is proud to renew our partnership with Hilton HHonors through 2016,” USA Volleyball Secretary General Kerry Klostermann said. “The support provided by HHonors extends from our National Team through youth and junior programs and includes membership benefits for each of our 300,000 registrants and our extended volleyball family and fans.”
“Hilton HHonors is pleased to extend our support of USA Volleyball,” said Jeff Diskin, executive vice president, commercial services, Hilton Worldwide. “At Hilton HHonors, we aim to deliver meaningful benefits in the areas of hospitality and loyalty, and one of the ways we do this is through partnerships with organizations like USA Volleyball. USA Volleyball is an organization that shares our values and that sentiment is mirrored in the benefits brought to USA Volleyball and Hilton HHonors members alike.”
Hilton HHonors will also continue to offer USA Volleyball athletes, professional members, families and fans the opportunity to save up to 15 percent at participating hotels within the Hilton HHonors portfolio by visiting www.HHonors.com/USAVolleyball. In addition to the discount, a portion of each completed hotel stay will directly support USA Volleyball. The Hilton HHonors portfolio is comprised of 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.
About USA Volleyball
Founded in 1928, USA Volleyball is a Colorado incorporated non-profit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB) as the National Governing Body for the sport of Volleyball in the United States. USA Volleyball is responsible for both the Olympic disciplines of indoor volleyball and beach volleyball. USA Volleyball has 300,000 registered members, 12,000 teams and 5,300 clubs nationwide. With an annual budget in excess of $20 million dollars, USA Volleyball supports the USA men’s and women’s senior national team programs, youth and junior national teams, national championship events, coaching education and certification programs, grassroots development, and programs for the disabled and Paralympic Teams. USA Volleyball has a rich tradition of success as evidenced by winning an Olympic medal in every Olympic Games since 1984 and capturing numerous World Cup, World Championship and Continental Championship titles. USA Volleyball is committed to and works toward opportunity for all to participate. It is an advocate for all Americans endeavoring to assure universal access to opportunities at all levels of the game. For more information please visit www.usavolleyball.org.
About Hilton HHonors
Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, offers its 34 million members more ways to earn and redeem points than any other guest-loyalty program, enabling them to create experiences worth sharing at more than 3,900 hotels in 90 countries and territories. HHonors members can now redeem points for any room, anywhere, anytime, including the most luxurious suites, using any of four room rewards: Premium Room Rewards, Room Upgrade Rewards, Points & Money Rewards and Standard Room Rewards. In addition, HHonors members can use points to purchase unique experience rewards, merchandise and vacation packages, make charitable contributions and more. HHonors is also the only guest-loyalty program to offer ‘No Blackout Dates’ and ‘Points & Miles’ for the same stay at its properties worldwide, including participating 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. Membership in HHonors is free, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHHonors.com or connect with Hilton HHonors at news.hiltonhhonors.com. Members can now also book reservations, manage their accounts and redeem special offers with the new Hilton HHonors mobile app for iPhone.