Reader Question: Why Is Marriott Not Publishing My “Verified Guest Review” After Submitting It?

Today we got a Reader Question about Marriott’s Verified Guest Reviews that have recently been re-activated after the chain took them offline during the vast part of the pandemic (likely to avoid bad reviews).

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Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through May 23, 2021

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through May 23, 2021. You must book by Sunday.

Members can save 25%, and the non-member discount is capped at 20%. The offer is valid seven days a week at resorts and weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights) at urban hotels.

Reader Comment: “How Low Can Marriott’s Brand Standards Go: Case Renaissance Palm Springs”

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a note about a stay at Renaissance Palm Springs that, for me, looks more like a homeless shelter than a hotel affiliated with Marriott.

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Suite Saturdays: Fantastic Suite @ W Bangkok

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Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the Fantastic Suite, a 84 sq.m./904 sq.ft. 1-bedroom suite at the W Bangkok.

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Marriott Bonvoy Banorte Credit Cards Now Available In Mexico

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Marriott and Banorte have launched two Bonvoy credit cards for the Mexican market that we first reported about back in March (read more here).

Marriott Bonvoy Gold credit card members will get 10 elite qualifying nights and Silver status, while those getting the Platinum one will get Gold status and 15 elite qualifying nights.

Marriott Bonvoy Ambassador Service Center Now Claims That Two Lifetime Years Are Added In 2022

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Marriott Bonvoy appears to have taken missteps when trying to add lifetime years to select member accounts in 2020, and customer service is unable to rectify the issue.

The official line has been that the additional year was added to all eligible members in 2020 when everyone’s status was extended due to the Covid-19 by a year. This appears, however, not taken place with everyone, or otherwise, we wouldn’t have received so many similar messages from our readers regarding the issue.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through May 16, 2021

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through May 16, 2021. You must book by Sunday.

Members can save 25%, and the non-member discount is capped at 20%. The offer is valid seven days a week at resorts and weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights) at urban hotels.

Marriott Bonvoy & Uber Partnership In the United States

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Marriott and Uber have launched a partnership that allows Bonvoy members to earn points for food deliveries and premium rides in the United States.

Marriott Bonvoy members earn 6 points per USD for food deliveries at hotels, two points for deliveries at other addresses or pick-ups, and three points per USD for premium rides. You can earn a one-time bonus of 2,000 points for linking your accounts and have a qualifying activity by May 31, 2021.

Reader Question: Overlapping Marriott Stays Due To Relocation?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question regarding valid overlapping stays with Marriott due to relocating to the east coast from California, temporary living in one Marriott, and staying at others for work.

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Reader Email: Marriott Bonvoy Missing Lifetime Year In 2020

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Another reader contacted us regarding a missing lifetime year in 2020 that Marriott Bonvoy claims was added to his account.

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Marriott: “Good Morning, A Previous Visitor Of This Hotel Has Been Diagnosed With Covid-19!” – What To Do?

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This week I received an interesting “Good Morning” letter at a Marriott Hotel in Bangkok where an individual who had visited the hotel premises the same week has been diagnosed with Covid-19.

Guests were left with a formal notice and no further instructions or follow up since.

Design Hotels Gift Certificates With 20% Bonus

Design Hotels, an entity now majority-owned by Marriott inherited from Starwood, has launched a gift certificate sale with a 20% bonus.

These gift certificates are likely hotel-specific and valid for a minimum of three years. There are currently 35 participating hotels.

Marriott Bonvoy April 2021 Members Day Exclusive Hong Kong & Taiwan

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Marriott has offered Bonvoy members offers for stays in Greater China (Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao) since 2020.

However, it seems that the latest Member Day Exclusive offers have been launched only to Hong Kong and Taiwan (if you can find the Mainland and Macao ones – please do email me). You need to book by April 10.

Does Marriott’s Fairfield Brand Offer Complimentary Breakfast For Platinum & Higher Members In Asia?

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A LoyaltyLobby sent us a question via DM on Twitter regarding a complimentary breakfast at Marriott’s Fairfield-hotels in Asia.

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