Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through August 30, 2020

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Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes that are available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through August 30, 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.

Le Meridien Piccadilly Exits Marriott System On November 26, 2020

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Le Meridien Piccadilly in London, UK, is about to exit the Marriott system this fall. It is unclear under what brand the hotel will reflag or go entirely independent.

Marriott Bonvoy members won’t earn points, nights, or receive elite benefits for stays at this hotel or on after November 26, 2020.

American Express Bonvoy Cards (U.S.) With New 10X Points Offers For Marriott, Restaurant and Gas Station Purchases

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American Express has made a range of new points earning offers available for their Marriott Bonvoy Card portfolio, earning 10X (4-8 additional points per $ spent) from August 3 to October 31, 2020.

These offers are available on U.S. Marriott Hotel, restaurant and gas station purchases for eligible Marriott Bonvoy, Brilliant and Business Card Members and sign up is required on the Amex website under the offers tab.

Has Marriott’s Strategy To Be The Last To Extend & Giving Away Elite Nights Been Very Smart After All?

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Hotel chains have been in a bind since the Covid-19 hammered the hospitality industry since spring of this year and all chains have extended their members status and account credits with Marriott having gone a step further.

While we all gave Marriott a hard time for not coming out and getting it over with (they were the last major chain to extend for worldwide members) they have ended up being the most generous with even adding extra elite nights into members accounts.

Marriott Extends Mandatory Face Mask Requirement To Entire Americas + Caribbean

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Marriott announced last week (read more here) that it would require employees and guests to wear a face mask in the United States and Canada effective this Monday.

Now, the hotel company has quietly expanded this requirement to all hotels in North America, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

Marriott Bonvoy Ambassador Member Platinum-Gift At 100 Nights

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Marriott Bonvoy introduced in June an additional benefit for members in 2020 that was crediting them half of the nights required for status earned in 2019 this year.

These extra nights help members to reach Choice Benefit gifts at 50 and 75 nights (read more here what you should choose and WHEN). Also, Ambassador members who earned the status in 2019 and reach 100 nights in 2020 (including those 50 nights that were credited for free) can gift a Platinum status, and those emails have now gone out.

EXTENDED: Marriott Thailand Megatix Certificates With Up To 50% Bonus Available Until August 31, 2020

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Megatix, an event promotion company in Thailand has – since June – started a cooperation with Marriott hotels in the Kingdom offering gift/stay certificates at up to 50% bonus that has now been extended through August 31, 2020 (the sale was supposed to end on June 30 and this is the second extension).

You can use these vouchers towards eligible expenses such as accommodation (only specific rates apply), SPA, and F&B through the validity date designated by the property, ranging from the end of 2020 to July 31, 2021.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through August 23, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes that are available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through August 23, 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 Friends & Family Rate Plan

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Marriott offers its associates and close family members a deeply discounted “Explore Rate” and another “Explore Friends Rate” for friends & family (no need to be part of the close family).

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Most hotel chains offer their associates either completely free (12 nights with Hyatt) or deeply discounted rates for personal stays (like what Hilton does – read more here).

Marriott Bonvoy Free Night Certificate After Two Stays – Up To 25,000 Points (New Members)

Marriott Bonvoy (then Marriott Rewards) launched an offer way back in 2016 to drive new member sign-ups by offering them a free night certificate after two stays, and it is still on-going with no expiry insight.

Members that sign up for Bonvoy and complete two stays within four months (see the T&Cs after you have signed up) will get a free night certificate worth up to 25,000 points, which is valid for a year after issuance.

Marriott Bonvoy Bonus Elite Night Credit-Emails Have Gone Out

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Marriott Bonvoy introduced a new feature for 2020 only (read more here) called Elite Night Credits. You get credit for half of the nights required to maintain your status earned in 2019, although Marriott has already extended everyone through March 2022.

These bonus Elite Night Credits posted to most members the other week (read more here), and Marriott Bonvoy has now sent out an email that they have credited to all members.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through August 16, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes that are available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through August 16, 2020. You must book by Sunday.

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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 Opened Its 800th Hotel In Asia-Pacific Today: JW Marriott Nara (Japan)

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Marriott had a new opening today and its first-ever JW Marriott hotel in Japan. Aloft and EDITION brands should also make a debut here in the country before the end of 2020.

JW Marriott Nara opened its doors today in a city that is close to Osaka and probably best known for its deer park (you get to feed them crackers).

More Trouble With Marriott Gift Cards: Order Cancelled Without Reasons Given (Likely IP Address Related)

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Yesterday John wrote about Marriott having brought back its eGiftCards sale with a 15% off discount for orders through July 24th and I decided to give it a test run after the last sale was pretty much an administrative disaster.

This time around the sale for gift cards is available only to customers in the U.S. and Canada which is already strange for a global company but my purchases even with a U.S. issued credit card and California billing address were cancelled after ordering from abroad.

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