Marriott Facing $124M Fine From EU Over Data Breach

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Marriott made a filing in the US today that Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK intends to fine the hotelier £99,200,396 over the data base breach that happened over multiple years.

ICO found that Marriott had failed to undertake appropriate due diligence when it acquired Starwood and had failed to secure its systems. ICO here acts on behalf of the entire 31 countries of EEA.

Marriott Bonvoy Annual Choice Benefit Options 2019 – What To Choose & When

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Marriott Bonvoy introduced Annual Choice Benefit-options for members that reach 50 and 75 nights in a calendar year to the combined program last year. SPG had these for years while Marriott Rewards members didn’t have anything similar.

Marriott Bonvoy Elite Annual Choice Benefit

Marriott Bonvoy sometimes forgets to email eligible members after they reach the night requirements to select the award, but you can do it using the link below. If a member doesn’t make a choice, Marriott will choose the Suite Night Awards as a default option (not necessarily the best).

Marriott Bonvoy Sign Up Promo For A Free Night Certificate After Two Stays Within Four Months

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Marriott Bonvoy is continuing the very popular sign up promotion to get new members to join the program.

Marriott Bonvoy Sign Up Promo 2019

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 that is valid for a year.

Top Hotel Promotions July 2019

Here’s look at the top 5 most lucrative hotel promotions that you can take advantage of this month.

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort

Remember that it really pays to take advantage of bonus and promotional offers from hotel loyalty programs. You can supercharge your point earnings!

UPDATE: Marriott Bonvoy New Targeted Bonus Offers For Stays Through September 31, 2019

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Marriott Bonvoy launched late last month a new version of their targeted bonus points and elite nights offers that are valid for stays through October 31, 2019. You can combine these with the Endless Earning-promotion (read more here).

Marriott Bonvoy Summer 2019 Promotion Email U

Marriott Bonvoy has sent out invitation emails to some eligible members. You should check your Marriott account to see if yours is eligible and register now because the offer period is the month you sign up + following three.

Marriott Bonvoy 20% Off Escapes For The Next Four Weeks (July 3, 2019)

Marriott Bonvoy launched Escapes earlier this year that replaced Last Minute Escapes that were available for few months. Marriott previously had eBreaks while SPG had its own Hot Escapes.

JW Marriott Los Cabos

Members save 20% while the non-member discount is capped at 15%. These Escapes are valid 7 days a week at resorts and Friday to Sunday at city hotels. You must book them by Sunday. Escapes are available for bookings every other week.

Marriott Bonvoy Promotions Update July 2019

Here’s comprehensive look at Marriott Rewards promotions you can take advantage of this month.

JW Marriott Venice

Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments too!

Marriott Bonvoy New Targeted Bonus Offers For Stays Through September 30, 2019

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Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new version of their targeted bonus points (and perhaps elite nights too) offers that are valid for stays through September 30, 2019. You can combine these with the Endless Earning-promotion (read more here).

Marriott Bonvoy More Points Ahead

SPG used to have targeted offers throughout the year and Marriott Bonvoy introduced them to the combined program starting earlier this year.

Marriott Bonvoy Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Triple Points & Fourth Night Free Through August 11, 2019

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Marriott Bonvoy members are eligible for a package at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit hotels in Bangkok through August 11, 2019.

Marriott Bonvoy Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok

members get a fourth night free, triple points, breakfast and a discount from a SPA treatments if booking is made using promotional code ES7.

Marriott Bonvoy Platinum, Titanium & Ambassador Elite Welcome Gift-Guarantee (Remember To Collect The Cash)

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Marriott Bonvoy elite members are eligible for a number of guarantees that are backed by a cash payment to ensure property compliance.

Marriott Bonvoy Elite Gift Guarantee

One of the guarantees is the Elite Welcome Gift, one that I have exercised several times this year. Hotels should offer Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador members a Welcome Gift-choice at the time of checking in. If they forget, you can exercise this guarantee and collect the cash or negotiate bonus points as a compensation.

Marriott Bonvoy PointSavers

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Marriott Rewards had PointSavers for years that was also introduced to combined Marriott/SPG program – Marriott Bonvoy.

Marriott Bonvoy - W Costa Rica

PointSavers allow members to redeem hotels at fewer points for each eligible night. Hotels that have this rate plan loaded change from time to time.

Marriott Bonvoy 20% Off Escapes For The Next Four Weeks (June 19, 2019)

Marriott Bonvoy has now launched Escapes that replaces Last Minute Escapes that were available for the past few months. Marriott previously had eBreaks while SPG had its own Hot Escapes.

Westin Puntacana Resort & Club

Members save 20% while the non-member discount is capped at 15%. These Escapes are valid 7 days a week at resorts and Friday to Sunday at city hotels. You must book them by Sunday. Escapes are available for bookings every other week.

35% Conversion Bonus Between Marriott Bonvoy & Air Canada Aeroplan From June 20 – 26, 2019

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Air Canada Aeroplan is offering 35% conversion bonus for transfers made from Marriott Bonvoy between June 20 – 26, 2019.

Remember that you can stack this promotion when transferring in 60,000 points increments as you get an additional 5,000 miles bonus making it 25,000 miles.

Marriott Bonvoy Endless Earning Promotion July 2 – September 16, 2019

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Marriott Bonvoy has launched their next global promotion called Endless Earning that is valid for stays between July 2 – September 16, 2019.

Marriott Bonvoy Endless Earning

Members earn 1,500 bonus points for each stay of two nights or longer during the offer period. You must register by September 2.

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