Seems that there is more problems brewing for Marriott in Miami. Last year, the owner of the Eden Roc hotel throw out the Marriott affiliation and management in the middle of the night and changed the locks.
Now, the JW Marriott Miami Beaux Arts has withdrawn its participation from the Marriott Rewards program effective immediately. You can no longer earn or redeem Marriott Rewards points at this property. Not sure if the hotel still extends status related benefits.
You can access JW Marriott Miami Beaux Arts website here.
Here’s the current list of non-Marriott Rewards participating Marriott family of hotels:
You can access Marriott Rewards non-participating hotel list here.
Last week, SPG announced that two of their Dubai properties became rewards program participating.
It is weird that Marriott would allow a property to withdrawn its Marriott Rewards participation altogether unless there are some financial issues behind this move.
Marriott Rewards has made no announcements about this non-participation change.