Chase is offering Chase Sapphire Reserve and J.P. Morgan Reserve cardholders complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status for three months. There’s also the option to extend the status through 2024.
The five Ritz-Carlton Reserve properties are located in Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Puerto Rico and Mexico. A sixth Ritz-Carlton Reserve is coming soon on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.
“If your Travel Package Award remains unattached after February 28, 2022, the hotel portion of your Travel Package Award will be automatically canceled and refunded in full to your Marriott Bonvoy Account in Points on March 1, 2022,” Marriott’s announcement said.
Marriott has released more information about what it calls “Flexible Points Redemptions” and the exact date when these changes will go into effect.
Marriott is getting rid of one of the options to redeem Bonvoy points. Travel Packages, also known as a “Hotel + Air Package”, are going away soon.
Marriott is extending elite status, points and free night certificates. Plus there’s added flexibility for 35K FNAs.
Marriott Bonvoy will move to dynamic award pricing early next year, and will fully implement the change at all its properties in 2023.
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, today announced the opening of Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Budapest.
Effective May 7th, 2021 members who currently have a Free Night Award that has an original expiration date in 2020, or which will expire before January 2, 2022, will be able to redeem it through January 3, 2022.
Marriott Bonvoy members who link their Marriott Bonvoy and Uber accounts in the Uber app will automatically start earning points on all qualifying transactions.
“Going forward, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your requests as personal ambassador email addresses will no longer be monitored.”
Earning status will be easier thanks to 50% elite night credit awarded based on you 2020 status. Marriott Ambassador requirements have also been lowered, and then there a new promotion for the first quarter and more benefits that have been extended.
A total of 2,185 Marriott properties are changing categories. That makes up about 30% of the total hotel portfolio. 7% of Marriott hotels are decreasing in price and 23% of Marriott hotels are increasing in price.
We knew that Marriott Bonvoy Changes were coming later in 2019 but now we have most of the details and a starting date for the new pricing and changes to some other features.
The new Marriott Bonvoy program has not been very well received. But the company is trying to improve. Frequent Miler reports that they have sent memos to participating hotels about their new initiative to show appreciation to elite members. There are two parts to Marriott’s initiative, called ‘2019 Elite Thank You Gift’. First, some Ambassador…
Marriott recently unveiled Marriott Bonvoy, the new loyalty brand replacing Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). Now they have announced the first hotel category changes under the new program. This is an annual tradition, but changes this year are much worse than usual. View from the Wing has the number. A…