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My home is My Hilton

Too much Rona Hodes does not require a hotel room. But what does the American, is non-negotiable: "No connecting doors to other rooms. Accommodation on smoke-free floor. Room cleaning without fragrance sprays and harsh chemicals. A room with a view."

The well-travelled Lady knows what she wants. After all, hotel rooms are not any temporary Descend for Rona Hodes. You are your home. Since The Age Of 13. "From 2006 I have lived in Hotels," says Rona Hodes, we can meet in your "headquarters", in the root room on the fifth floor of the Hilton Zurich Airport in Glattbrugg. Headquarters because here permanently eight of their 18 suitcases store. Three more are in a Hotel in the Hilton group in Rome, three in Florence and two in Sofia and in the USA.

The suitcase-coordinate outline in the annual itinerary in the life of the Rona Hodes, supplemented with side trips to Tel Aviv and Florida, so that your travel program meets the requirements of the Schengen agreement. Since some of the hotel come together nights. Currently 3580 Hilton-nights are listed in the log of Rona Hodes.

140'000-Dollar-Lifestyle for the price of 40'000

In the hotel you likes beautiful lobbies, rich food with lots of fruits and vegetables, talks with guests and employees, "and some entertainment, preferably by a Piano-Player." They then sometimes and sings the title track "All Time High" from the James Bond film "Octopussy". With slightly adjusted Lyrics. In the case of Ms. Hodes: it's called "On a Hilton High".

That guests stay for a week in his Hotel, is for Patrick Bonnaure more than unusual. The average length of stay at the Hilton Zurich Airport is located just over a night. Even more unusual is the General Manager of the airport hotels, a regular guest descends extended over the years again and again in time. "This is something I have experienced in the 30 years of my hotel career, never."

Hodes referred to Switzerland as "quality country, everything first class".

That the American Lady has lived since 2006, only in Hotels, has to do with a fascination for Europe and Switzerland, the Hodes 1986, for the first time traveled. The Trip to Gstaad was a "turning point in your life": "A place so captivating and fascinating. Switzerland is a "quality country, everything first class". In the Old world, she developed an aversion to the USA, where you don't want to live permanently. "Europe means to me: culture, manners, great public TRANSPORT, better food than in America."

their Hotel Odyssey also has to do with men-disappointment. On 4. In August 2006, she left her former home: "I Packed my bags, traveled to the Hilton Zurich Airport and sorted my life in a new way."

In the bonus programs, you can enjoy Globalist and Lifetime Gold Status.

sorting also determines your daily life. A large part of the time, the former pharmaceutical uses-Manager and teacher for the organization of trips and hotel stays. In the study of travel and bonus points-Blogs Rona keeps your Knowledge on the targeted miles sammlerei à jour. It is equipped with a dozen credit cards, always so expedient to shop that as many bonus accumulate points. You used them specifically for flights and hotel stays.

more Efficient use also means that the Hotel guest spends only 90 percent of the nights at the Hilton. The Rest of Hodes at the Hyatt and the Marriott group. In the bonus programs, you can enjoy Globalist and Lifetime Gold Status. Only if they can be in their Second and third home often enough, look out, stay top-notch for them.

A Jane-Fonda-the Aura surrounding the 74-Year-old.

Especially honorig Rona Hodes ranks in the Hilton loyalty program Hilton Honors. It has Lifetime Diamond Status, an honor that is given to so few. Loyalty keeps you to the group, not only from miles-reasons, but also because "no other group in the Four - and five-star sector is spread so well in Europe." If Hodes through the Hilton falls short of Zurich Airport, blowing Glamour through the Lobby. A Jane Fonda Aura surrounds you, which makes sense in the autumn of your life, all how hot the spring was. For example, when she campaigned with 17 in the youth magazine "Seventeen Magazine" as a Model for Clearasil-gel.

it is Called hotel life lonely life? Hodes didn't like the question: "What would be the Alternative? Should I play for days on end cards such as my Girlfriends in a retirement home in Florida?" In the Hotel, says the 74-Year-old, "I'm never lonely, I'm surrounded by people I've known for years, and I consider myself fit, go to the Hotel Gym." "Actually," she says, "do I run a 140'000-Dollar-Lifestyle. For the price of 40'000."

your clothes washing in the sink of the hotel room

How to Finance a Hotel-the duration of life? "It needs to be," says Rona, "brains, tenacity and a strategy Set." Your Budget is 3500 US dollars per month, 95 percent of which goes to pay for travel and Hotels. Can Fund themselves through the issue of English hours, pensions, help from a daughter and by Eat of the savings. And through a frugal life: "I wash my clothes new, I buy already for a long time – in the sink of my room, I cut my hair myself, and a beauty salon, I haven't seen for years from the inside."

What you wish for, if you Wake up every day in the Hotel? "I'd like me Hilton makes to the Worldwide Lifetime Diamond Ambassador." To advertise a role that would allow her, for the home, "as a Testimonial for older customers and Millennials, do not want to collect in life, but experiences". At her request, Rona Hodes is actively working. She writes letters and tells all in the Hilton family. "Probably," she says, "I should write a book about my life, or a Blog."

Before that, but probably something else will happen. "The Inevitable," says Rona, "my 4000. Hilton-Night. In the spring of 2021, it should be so far."

Created: 01.11.2019, 14:39 PM

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