Hotel and Resort Press Releases

DoubleTree by Hilton Celebrates National Cookie Day by Welcoming Back 12 Days of Cookies

From December 13 through December 24, all U.S. DoubleTree by Hilton locations will offer complimentary warm DoubleTree Cookies to guests and non-guests



December 4, 2017 – MCLEAN, Va. – As cookie enthusiasts across the U.S. celebrate National Cookie Day today, DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton‘s 14 distinct brands, is giving sweet tooths across America something else to look forward to – the 12 Days of Cookies. For the second year, the brand is warming spirits with a welcoming invite to guests and non-guests: stop by any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the U.S. from December 13 through December 24 and enjoy a complimentary warm DoubleTree Cookie for yourself – or save one for Santa.


“It was only right to announce our festive celebration on a day dedicated to our favorite treat,” said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We know that it’s often the smallest details that have the biggest impact with our guests, and during the hustle and bustle leading up to the holidays, the little moments can mean the most. Sharing our signature, warm DoubleTree Cookies during the holidays is our way of extending the caring, welcoming spirit and cheer that we champion all year.”


Chocolate Chip Cookie & Drinks: A Pairings Guide
DoubleTree by Hilton is doubling down on its affinity for its signature Cookie with a twist on the traditional “milk and cookies” holiday combination with a “Chocolate Chip Cookies and Drinks” pairings guide. The guide includes the perfect concoction for all cookie lovers, with seven cocktails, two mocktails and even pairing suggestions for beer and wine aficionados. Cocktail highlights include unique takes on holiday favorites such as: Spice Hanukkah-chata, Santa Baby Guinness and Coco for Cocoa.


Holiday Social Contest

If unable to come in and experience the brand’s warm welcome this holiday season, DoubleTree by Hilton fans can also participate in its holiday social contest. From December 13 through December 24, they can take a photo of themselves or a friend in festive holiday attire and share on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #sweetwelcome and #contest. Two grand prize winners will win two free night stays at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in 2018. Ten runners up will receive Holiday Cookie Tins filled with the brand’s signature DoubleTree Cookies.


For more information about 12 Days of Cookies, recipes from the Chocolate Chip Cookies and Drinks: A Pairings Guide and details on the holiday social contest, visit



About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 500 upscale hotels with more than 119,000 rooms in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents. DoubleTree by Hilton prides itself on paying attention to the little details that have a big impact, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree Cookie to serving the communities around them. DoubleTree by Hilton hotels offer unique, contemporary accommodations and full-service facilities, including restaurants and lounges, room service, health clubs, business centers and meeting and banquet space. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. To make reservations, travelers may visit Connect with the DoubleTree by Hilton on, and Journalists may visit



About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences — every hotel, every guest, every time. The company’s portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru 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 Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.