MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2014, Americans left a total of 169 million paid vacation days on the table, according to a series of Skift studies. As 2015 comes to a close, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) continues to remind travelers that there is no time like the present to take time off, explore the unfamiliar and connect with family and friends. To round out its first year of @PLAY concerts, Hilton will welcome Neon Trees to Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. for an exclusive performance on Saturday, Dec. 5.
Hilton HHonors members can redeem Points to attend the private concert, or experience other exclusive events, by visiting HHonors.com/auctions.
“After visiting New York, Dallas, Chicago and London, we’re excited to close out this year’s Hilton@PLAY concert series in the backyard of our McLean, Va., headquarters,” said Mark Weinstein, global head of customer engagement, loyalty and partnerships, Hilton Worldwide. “For nearly 100 years, Hilton has set the stage for some of the world’s most memorable and iconic moments. Next month, Neon Trees will join a list of famous musicians who have performed at Washington Hilton, including The Doors, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Wonder.”
As part of Hilton@PLAY, Hilton and Live Nation have scheduled performances with some of the biggest names in music at Hilton locations throughout the world, exclusively for Hilton HHonors members. Through the Official Hotel Partner relationship, Hilton benefits from Live Nation’s fully integrated global music platform, including concerts, VIP access, digital media, ticketing, content and performance venues.
About Neon Trees
Neon Trees - comprising Tyler Glenn (lead vocals, keys), Chris Allen (guitars), Branden Campbell (bass), and Elaine Bradley (drums, vocals) - released their third album Pop Psychology on April 22, 2014. The album, recorded in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Los Angeles, CA, and their hometown of Provo, UT with longtime collaborator Tim Pagnotta spawned the RIAA platinum-certified single "Sleeping With A Friend," which won a BMI Publishing Award in 2014 and charted in the Top 15 of the Billboard Hot 100. It is available HERE.
Pop Psychology is the follow up to Picture Show, which featured the RIAA double platinum single "Everybody Talks," which charted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. Neon Trees' debut album, Habits, was released in 2010 and featured the double platinum smash single "Animal." The band has toured with Taylor Swift, The Killers, Maroon 5, Duran Duran, Flaming Lips, My Chemical Romance, and more.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,500 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 745,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
About Hilton HHonors
Hilton HHonors is the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 12 distinct hotel brands, spanning more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and timeshare properties across 97 countries and territories. This year, J.D. Power awarded Hilton HHonors as “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Hotel Loyalty/Rewards Programs in a Tie”. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors mobile app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 48 million members, HHonors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, charitable contributions, or unique events through the HHonors auction platform (hhonors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation® or a race experience with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. There is no cost to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHHonors.com or connect with Hilton HHonors at news.hiltonhhonors.com.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.