Festival Cruises and Hilton International have joined forces to offer a Hilton-branded cruise product.

Called ''Hilton Floating Resort on Festival Cruises," special Hilton suites and service are available on the European Stars, European Vision and the Mistral. The new program offers special services for Hilton customers, including special check-in and check­ out facilities as well as priority handling and additional benefits for onboard dining, entertainment and excursions.

The "Hilton suites" will be marketed by both Festival and Hilton.