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Hilton HHonors special rates for spring

Hilton HHonors, the brand loyalty program for patrons of hotels under the Hilton name, announced the "Hilton International" campaign for spring 2011.

Guests of the Hilton International hotels will be able to take advantage of discounts up to 33% of the value of their rooms as well as rates reduced up to 50% of the value for the second room booked for children traveling with their parents. Reservations can be conducted during the period between 7 March and April 7, 2011 in order to stay in the period between April 1 and June 30, 2011 in any of the participating hotels.

Participating hotels include all hotels and resorts and the Waldorf-Astoria and Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Hilton Garden Inn and Doubletree by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton. 

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