Old Jan 6, 15, 3:19 am
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: LAX/SYD
Programs: BA GGL/CCR, AA EXP, QFF WP, HH D, SPG G, Hertz PC
Posts: 242
Originally Posted by san888 View Post
I would love lifetime diamond status (been diamond about 10 years) but to be honest Diamond is not really respected much in the U.S. and I refuse to beg for upgrades. So except for the breakfast and an occasional lounge that takes care of diamonds I don't get to excited anymore.

Hilton really needs to change in the U.S. so that we start thinking of Diamond as a a real status upgrade. Hell some Hotel staff need me to tell them about the HHonors program when they see all my points and want to know what that means.
In the US it's much easier to achieve Diamond, so they're probably more common.

In other parts of the world (Asia) they fawn over HH Diamond members. It's nothing like the US experience. If you're planning on retiring and travelling the world, Lifetime Diamond would come in handy.
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