Hilton Hotels Corporation expects more than $2.5 billion in revenues
generated from bookings on its proprietary websites for the full-year
2006 compared to $709 million five years ago, in 2002.
Bookings through its websites have increased at a steady 30 percent
year over year since 2002, and accelerated to a 39 percent increase in
the third quarter of 2006 versus the third quarter of 2005. This
represents a 60 percent increase in revenues and a 43 percent increase
in room nights for third quarter 2006 vs. prior year, according to the