Marriott Rewards Award Category Changes March 24, 2016


Marriott Rewards today announced the award category changes taking effect on March 24, 2016.

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There are 553 hotels moving up by one category and 237 moving down by one. The fleecing of Marriott Rewards members continues.

You can access Marriott’s web page for these changes here.

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Award Category Changes UP

Marriott Rewards 2016 Award Category Changes UP

Award Category Changes DOWN

Marriott Rewards 2016 Award Category Changes DOWN


The relentless year after year devaluation of Marriott Rewards program continues. More than 10% of the hotels will require more points for an award night come March 24.

I would have expected less international hotels to move up and more to move down considering the current strength of the dollar.

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