Whine Wednesdays: Guest Printout In the Open For Everyone To See

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How often do you come across guest lists at hotels with names, room numbers, and checkout dates for everyone to see?

Oh well. You often see hotel employees wth these lists, especially during breakfast time, and they are sometimes forgotten about and left out in the open.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through October 25, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes that are available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through October 25, 2020. 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 Washington D.C. 15% – 20% Off Through February 22, 2021

Marriott Bonvoy hotels in Washington D.C. have launched an offer for weekend stays through February 22, 2021.

Members can save 15% on stays of two nights and 20% on three nights or longer. The stay must include Friday or Saturday.

Marriott Bonvoy 15% Off “Fall For Travel” Rate Plan For Travel December 30, 2020 (Book By October 1)

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new “secret” sale called Fall for Travel-that discounts the best available rates by 15%.

Marriott Bonvoy Fall For Travel

Members need to book using promotional code 99M by October 1 and travel by December 30, 2020.

Chaotic “Welcome” Email From Courtyard & Residence Inn LA Live

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A friend of mine forwarded me a rather chaotic and unwelcoming welcome email that Courtyard & Residence Inn LA Live had sent him.

It is good that hotels inform guests what services are available and procedures in place. This email, however, from Courtyard & Residence Inn LA Live is simply awful and off-putting.

Report Your Marriott Bonvoy Elite Benefit Refusals (Breakfast, Upgrade, Late Checkout & Walk)

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Marriott Bonvoy has extended its Elite Benefits Guarantee suspension now thrice: first until July 5, then until September 15, and most recently this week until December 31, 2020.

We would like to hear from our readers which Marriott affiliated hotels have refused to provide and exactly what benefits: relocation compensation, late checkout, upgrades, club lounge access, and/or breakfast.

Marriott Bonvoy Thailand Up To 50% Off Sale For Stays Through December 31, 2021 (Book By September 30)

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Marriott has launched a new Limited Time Offer for stays in Thailand through the end of 2021.

Members can save up to 50% if they book using promotional code ADP by September 30.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through October 18, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes that are available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through October 18, 2020. 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 Extends Elite Benefit Guarantee Suspensions Through December 31, 2020

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Marriott commented on a March call or news release that brand standards, which properties are required to adhere, and could be fined if not, have been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

A reader sent us a question back in March about a walk situation at Marriott property. We confirmed with Marriott that Elite Benefit Guarantees were first waived through July 5, then until September 15, and now until December 31, 2020.

Marriott Bonvoy Suite Night Award (SNA) Success: Case Danieli Venice

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We have covered the ins and outs of Marriott Bonvoy’s Suite Night Awards several times since they were introduced to the combined program from the SPG.

SNAs allow members to apply for an upgrade to predetermined rooms and suites and automatically get confirmed up to five days before the intended stay.

Marriott Bonvoy Buy & Gift Points 50% Bonus Until October 22, 2020

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Marriott Bonvoy has today launched a new promotion to buy points with a bonus and an increased limit through October 22, 2020.

Members get a 50% bonus (previously max 60%) on points purchased or gifted. The number of points that a member can buy or gifted in any calendar year is capped at 50,000, which is tripled to 150,000 for the duration of this sale.

Marriott Now Displays Updated Hotel On-Property Service Information (With Few Clicks)

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Marriott started to publish available on-property service and elite benefits information on a dedicated web page (read more here) two weeks ago.

The regular Marriott rate search does not indicate what hotel facilities are open and whether elites can expect any benefits such as an open executive lounge. Marriott’s Whattoexpect-page shows these and is now available directly on its website.

Fraudulent Emails Offering Two Free Marriott Nights

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Fraudsters are now targeting Marriott Bonvoy members, offering them two-night voucher for a stay at any Marriott hotels due to a “recent hack.”

The email is referring to two recent hacks (read more here and here) that allowed unauthorized third parties to vacuum hundred of millions of guest records.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through October 11, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes that are available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through October 11, 2020. 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.

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