Hilton Worldwide Names DIRECTV a Preferred Supplier

MCLEAN, VA—Hilton Worldwide and DIRECTV have reached a new agreement that makes DIRECTV a preferred television supplier for providing in-room entertainment experiences at Hilton Worldwide properties.

The two companies are also making future plans to enable members of Hilton HHonors, the guest loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s ten hotel brands, to earn free stays or HHonors points when they sign up for qualifying DIRECTV service at home.

Guests will be able to find the new offering at participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton properties in the U.S. this year.

With this new relationship, participating Hilton Worldwide hotels will be able to receive access to DIRECTV’s programming, including more than 160 HD channels and premium sports and movie content offered at special prices; continued rollout of DIRECTV’s Residential Experience (DRE) platform, which is currently installed in more than 220 Hilton Worldwide properties nationwide and will continue to be rolled out across the U.S.; significantly reduced per-channel costs; and more efficient technologies reducing power consumption to further support LightStay, Hilton Worldwide’s proprietary initiative designed to improve sustainability measurement and performance at properties around the world.