by Grant Martin, Skift
Hilton, which overhauled its Honors Loyalty Program earlier this year, launched a new tool for members to share points this week. Called Points Pooling, the program allows up to eleven members of the program to pool points into one account, potentially making it easier to book high-ticket items like free award nights or swanky Hilton Experiences.
Hilton’s points sharing program is one of several functionalities that the hotel launched earlier this year rethinking the way that Honors members use award balances. Among other tools, the new program also launched a mechanism to pay for award nights with points on a sliding scale, ostensibly turning them into a direct form of currency (though Hilton controls the exchange rate).
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