Hilton ResLink launches for tour operators

Hilton Hotels Corporation launched today a newly designed website at www.hiltonfamilyleisurerates.com, called Hilton ResLink.This will give wholesale tour companies easy online access to hotel information, rates and locations for more than 1,100 participating Hilton Family hotels around the world, representing Hilton, Conrad, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton, and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection. Wholesalers can access a direct reservation link to book foreign independent traveler (FIT) reservations.

This dynamic and easily navigable tool provides reservations capabilities in addition to the contracted wholesale rates for participating Hilton Family hotels, including information about hotel amenities and features. Site visitors can search by hotel, brand or general location.
Specific site features include:
? Direct connect for booking reservations between leisure web site (www.hiltonfamilyleisurerates.com) and brand.com

? Availability of FIT/wholesale rates for 1,100 participating Hilton Family hotels, to include all brands in the Americas and Conrad Hotels worldwide; future expansion to international markets is anticipated

? Access to top producing qualified wholesalers, tour operators, and receptives worldwide who contract with Hilton Hotels Corporation

? Exclusive, pre-qualified access to gain security to the site and availability of confidential FIT rates - unavailable via brand.com home pages


? Immediate response with alternate rates if FIT rates are not available at requested hotel

? One-stop shopping for customers when booking room reservations - no longer required to call or fax hotels or reservation service

? Immediate confirmation and confirmation number assigned as soon as transaction is completed