Marriott Bonvoy announced changes to its award categories (read more here) back in early February that will take place this coming Wednesday (March 4, 2020).
There is a total of 2,185 hotels changing in the number of awards points required, of which 499 (7% of total hotels) will require less and 1,686 (23%) more. You must make your bookings by March 4 to lock in current award pricing.
You can access Marriott Bonvoy here.
Note that you must back up your award reservation with points, or the new points requirements will apply.
Here’s am opinion piece about the changes:
Marriott is currently selling points at 50% bonus:
Marriott Bonvoy Award Category Changes 2020 (PDF)
Marriott Bonvoy Award Category Changes 2020 (Excel)
Number of hotels changing per categories both up and down:
Marriott Bonvoy Brands Moving Up & Decreasing in Number of Points Required:
You should study what hotels require more points come this Wednesday and lock in the current award pricing for those that you plan to stay over the next 12 months. Marriott Bonvoy is currently selling points at a 50% bonus (read more here) that may help.