Marriott Gets $920M from Chase and American Express

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Two weeks ago we wrote about Hilton selling $1 billion worth of points to American Express. Now another hotel chain has raised close to that amount by selling points to Amex and receiving early payments from Chase.

Here it Goes Again! Marriott Data Breach, 5.2 Million Customers Affected

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At the end of February 2020, an unexpected amount of guest information may have been accessed using the login credentials of two employees at a franchise property.

(Book Tonight) Bonvoyed Again! Marriott Announces Hotel Category Changes for 2020

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A total of 2185 hotels are changing categories and most of them are getting more expensive. That is about 30% of the total hotel portfolio.

Marriott Not Issuing Elite Nights For Meetings Booked in December

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Marriott is applying the new rule retroactively. This affect those people who signed meeting contracts in late 2019 to earn their 10 elite nights at the beginning of 2020.

Devaluation! Marriott Guts Meeting Program – No More Elite Night Credits

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Starting in January of 2020 Marriott meetings no longer earn elite nights which is a blow to anyone who tries to manufacture elite status with the brand.

Marriott Wholesale Rates Will Soon Be Available Only with Expedia

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Marriott and Expedia have announced a deal that makes the online travel agency the exclusive distributor of Marriott's wholesale rates and availability starting October 15.

Welcome to Life After the Marriott Travel-Sized Toiletries Change

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Marriott Travel-Sized Toiletries Are Going Away, and My Recent Experience Was Great A little over 2 weeks ago, we covered the announcement that Marriott travel-sized toiletries would be leaving its properties. By the time of...

Marriott Will Get Rid of Travel-Size Toiletries in All Its Hotel Rooms

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In an effort to be more eco-friendly, Marriott announced this week it will no longer provide single-use, travel-sized toiletry bottles in hotel rooms.
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