Hilton to Replace Keys with Smartphones

(CNN) — Hilton Worldwide is going high tech. Guests will soon be able to use their smartphones to access their rooms. They’ll also be able to choose their room, check in and make special requests from their mobile devices. Digital check-in will be available at more than 4,000 Hilton Worldwide properties worldwide by the end … Continue reading »

Oregon Truffle Festival

EUGENE Ore. — You don’t have to go to France to search for the world’s best truffles – the Willamette Valley will do just fine. This weekend the Oregon Truffle Festival is showcasing the flavors of some of those locally grown truffles at the Downtown Eugene Hilton. Organizers say despite the long history of truffle … Continue reading »

Hilton Begins Million Dollar Makeover

EUGENE, Ore. — A multi-million dollar renovation project is set to get under way at a downtown hotel. The Hilton Eugene and Conference Center on Sixth Avenue will get a $5 million makeover. Managers at the Hilton and city planners say this isn’t just an investment in the luxury hotel, but the neighboring businesses too. … Continue reading »

Oregon Truffle Festival in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Truffle Festival will likely be intoxicating and enticing more than 1,000 from all over the world right here in Eugene. The three day festival is in it’s eighth year and truffle enthusiasts say it’s an extremely rare experience. The Oregon black truffle is unique to all the world and within … Continue reading »