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Hilton has introduced a new feature within the Hilton HHonors app called Fun Finder, which acts like a personal travel assistant that can help you with anything you want or need at a Hilton resort. The new software uses a technology called beacon — which is similar to GPS, but goes further and can give you accurate information down to the inch. Fun Finder rolls out first at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort and the Hilton Anatole, with more properties to follow.

The way the app works is relatively simple. Upon booking a stay, Hilton asks you to fill out a pre-arrival survey regarding your interests, who you’ll be traveling with and more. Once you arrive and begin checking out the resort, Fun Finder will notify you of nearby activities and information. For example, if you walk by something of historical significance at the resort, Fun Finder will notify you and then explain the history to you. Or if you’re walking by a bar around happy hour, you’ll be notified of the current drink specials. If interacting solely with a digital interface isn’t quite your thing, the app also offers a real-time chat with representatives to answer any questions you might have or to accommodate any requests. 

Fun Finder is available for all HHonors members, which, of course, is free to sign up for. If you want to get free nights at Hilton properties, consider applying for the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card, which sign up bonus gives you two free weekend night certificates at select Hilton hotels and resorts after spending $2,500 within the first four months of account opening.

Featured image courtesy of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.

Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Reserve Card

This card’s sign-up bonus of two free nights can be worth as much as 190,000 points if you redeem them at top-tier properties like the Conrad Maldives, and it also confers automatic Gold status and the ability to earn Diamond status through spending.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 2 weekend night certificates good at select hotels and resorts within the Hilton Portfolio after you make $2,500 in purchases within 4 months of account opening*
  • Earn 10 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on hotel stays within the Hilton Portfolio*
  • Earn 5 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on airline and car rental purchases*
  • Earn 3 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points per $1 spent on all other purchases*
  • Enjoy the benefits of HHonors Gold status as long as you are a cardmember*
  • No foreign transaction fees on purchases*
  • Travel with ease and enjoy global acceptance with your Citi chip credit card
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