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USA Volleyball, Hilton HHonors Renew Sponsorship Deal

Press release   •   Dec 09, 2011 14:46 +08

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Volleyball announced on 7 December 2011 that Hilton HHonors is now the exclusive hotel partner of USA Volleyball. As part of this two-year partnership, Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct hotel brands, will support the organization and offer benefits to USA Volleyball members. 

"Hilton HHonors is a valued partner of USA Volleyball, and we are excited to announce the partnership, one element of which provides significant savings for our members and supporters," said Kerry Klostermann, secretary general, USA Volleyball. "Hilton Worldwide has a stellar reputation around the world and USA Volleyball is proud to be associated with all of its brands."

Hilton HHonors will offer USA Volleyball athletes, professional members, families and fans a discount booking portal for hotel stays at Hilton Worldwide's 10 participating 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, Home2Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.  Each confirmed hotel night stay that is booked via the portal will directly support USA Volleyball's Team USA program.

"We are proud to continue our relationship with USA Volleyball as the official hotel partner, deepening our commitment to the U.S. Olympic movement and Olympic hopefuls," said Jeff Diskin, senior vice president, global customer marketing, Hilton Worldwide. "This partnership will allow us to provide further support and first-class hospitality for athletes, families and fans, wherever their competitions take them."  

Contact:
Bill Kauffman
USA Volleyball
719-228-6800
bill.kauffman@usav.org

Scott Carman
Hilton Worldwide
703-883-5803
scott.carman@hilton.com

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 275,000 registered members, 12,000 teams and 5,300 clubs nationwide. With an annual budget in excess of $17 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 ten distinct hotel brands, honors its 27 million members by allowing them to turn earned points into experiences worth sharing. In addition to redeeming HHonors points for complimentary hotel stays, 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 ‘Points & Miles’ and ‘No Blackout Dates’ at more than 3,700 hotels 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, Home2Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. Membership in HHonors is free, and travelers may enroll online by visiting HiltonHHonors.com.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,750 hotels and timeshare properties, with 615,000 rooms in 85 countries and include 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. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com or connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.hiltonworldwide.com/media.