Marriott Bonvoy Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa 25% Off Escapes Through September 1, 2021

SPG had Hot Escapes for the Americas and another program for Europe. The Hot Escapes transformed to Escapes under Marriott Bonvoy, but the Europe program went MIA for a while.

Escapes have become available for participating hotels in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, in addition to the usual Americas. These rates must be booked by Sunday and are available over the next four weeks.

Marriott Bonvoy Free Night Certificate – Offer (Targeted Promotion) Through October 31, 2021

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Marriott Bonvoy has now loaded their August targeted offers to select member accounts (reader alerted us about an offer that had appeared on their account).

Starwood extended targeted offers to SPG members that Marriott adapted onto their Bonvoy program to get members reactivated that hadn’t stayed for a while.

Marriott Refunding Service Charges Collected By Three Resorts

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In the past couple of days, Marriott has contacted select Bonvoy members who have redeemed their points or award certificates at three resorts in Latin America.

These hotels have collected service charges included on award reservations (they should have called them resort fees or destination charges that are OK by Marriott) that the hotel chain is now refunding.

W’s In Atlanta & Washington D.C. To Exit Marriott System

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Marriott is about to lose two W Hotels in Washington D.C. And Atlanta Midtown. Both are legacy Starwood properties.

The W in Washington exits on August 31 and supposedly becomes an independent hotel, and W Atlanta Midtown has already disappeared on Marriott’s website and becomes Curio Collection by Hilton.

Suite Saturdays: Executive Suite City View @ Ritz-Carlton Hotel Arts Barcelona

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Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the Executive Suite City View, a 72 sq.m./775 sq.ft. 1-bedroom suite at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Arts Barcelona, Spain.

Image: Ritz-Carlton Hotels

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Marriott Bonvoy Reward-a-Friend Promotion Is Back!

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Marriott Rewards offered members bonus points to get friends & family to sign up to the guest loyalty program and stay.

Marriott Bonvoy has brought back the Refer-a-Friend as a Reward-a-Friend. Members can earn up to 50,000 bonus points each calendar year for new member sign-ups after they stay at Marriott hotels.

Marriott Bonvoy Europe, Middle East & Africa 25% Escapes Through August 24, 2021

SPG had Hot Escapes for the Americas and another program for Europe. The Hot Escapes transformed to Escapes under Marriott Bonvoy, but the Europe program went MIA.

Escapes have become available for participating hotels in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe (not all the regions participate every week). These rates must be booked by Sunday and are available over the next four weeks.

Marriott Bonvoy Claims To Have Corrected Lifetime Years Count On Member Accounts

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There has been plenty of confusion over the past year regarding the lifetime years displayed on member accounts.

Many readers have complained to Marriott and us that theirs is short by a year or two, while Marriott has officially communicated that the information displayed on the account page is correct.

Marriott Bonvoy Americas 25% Off Escapes Through August 24, 2021

SPG had Hot Escapes for the Americas and another program for Europe. The Hot Escapes transformed to Escapes under Marriott Bonvoy, but the Europe program went MIA for a while.

Escapes have become available for participating hotels in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, in addition to the usual Americas. We publish both at the same time if available. If not, there will be two posts from Wednesday to Friday.

Marriott Bonvoy Clarifies “Guaranteed Platinum Elite/Titanium Elite Welcome Gift” Benefit

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Marriott has always offered, at least as long as I have been a member – 20 or so years, Elite Benefit Guarantees for its loyalty program members.

Hotels that fail to offer you a welcome amenity choice, walk you to another hotel, or don’t provide breakfast or alternative must provide the compensation on the spot in cash. , Marriott has now clarified certain benefits.

Reader Email Update: Another Marriott Scam In Greece (Hotel Processes Prepayment Using DCC) – RESOLVED

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Earlier this week, we covered an issue with a Marriott property in Greece (access here) where the hotel had charged the prepayment in USD instead of in Euros, resulting in significant extra fees to the reader (essentially double-conversion EUR – USD – EUR)

Readers are encouraged to send us questions, comments, or opinions by email, FacebookTwitter, or Instagram. We’ll try to cover them here several times a week.

Guest Opinion: A Final Goodbye to SPG. Spoiler alert: the owners and franchisees won!

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A LoyaltyLobby reader and a friend of mine, Neal R, sent us an opinion piece due to a recent interview that the new CEO of Marriott, Mr. Anthony Capuano, gave. He stated that Bonvoy is not as good as SPG but hoped that the guests have short memories.

Readers are encouraged to send us questions, comments, or opinions by email, FacebookTwitter, or Instagram. We’ll try to cover them here several times a week.

Marriott Bonvoy Americas 25% Off Escapes Through August 17, 2021

SPG had Hot Escapes for the Americas and another program for Europe. The Hot Escapes transformed to Escapes under Marriott Bonvoy, but the Europe program went MIA for a while.

Escapes have become available for participating hotels in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, in addition to the usual Americas. Still, those are missing this Wednesday morning (we will post them later this week if available). These rates must be booked by Sunday and are available over the next four weeks.

Marriott Bonvoy Europe, Middle East & Africa 25% Escapes Through August 17, 2021

SPG had Hot Escapes for the Americas and another program for Europe. The Hot Escapes transformed to Escapes under Marriott Bonvoy, but the Europe program went MIA.

Escapes have become available for participating hotels in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe (not all the regions participate every week). These rates must be booked by Sunday and are available over the next four weeks.

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