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Marriott Expands Partnership with PepsiCo

Marriott Expands Partnership with PepsiCo

Marriott International announced on Wednesday an expansion of its current relationship with PepsiCo. PepsiCo’s beverage portfolio includes Pepsi, Tropicana, Aquafina, Mountain Dew, and Lipton Iced Tea.
Under the terms of the deal, PepsiCo will be the beverage provider for over 6,300 properties including legacy Starwood brands. The company has provided Marriott with carbonated beverages since 1992. These drinks are available in the hotels’ restaurants, bars, minibars, room service offerings, and lobby …

Marriott to Introduce New, Unified Guest Loyalty Program on August 18

Marriott to Introduce New, Unified Guest Loyalty Program on August 18

Marriott International announced that it will integrate its three guest loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards – on August 18.
The hotelier had originally planned to do this on August 1. It also doesn’t plan to announce the new name of the program until 2019. Until then, the unified program will operate under the three current names.
Along with the unified program, Marriott will introduce a single …

The Official Guide to Marriott’s New Combined Guest Loyalty Program

Marriott International announced the next step in integrating its three guest loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.
The world’s largest hotel company took pains to ensure that elite members in all three programs would find little taken away and discover new additional benefits.
Simply put, in the two years since Marriott acquired Starwood and its portfolio of hotel brands that includes Sheraton, W, and Westin, members of online …

Marriott and Starwood Launch Spring Promotions

Marriott and Starwood Launch Spring Promotions

Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest launched new and similar spring promotions.
The two promotions are Marriott Rewards MegaBonus and SPG More Nights, More Starpoints. Both run through July 20.
The Marriott Rewards promotion is offering guests a bonus of 750 points per night starting with the third night of a stay, with a limit of 36,000 bonus points, while SPG is offering a bonus of 250 points per night starting with …

Marriott’s Luxury Collection Appears Poised for Global Growth

Marriott’s Luxury Collection of hotels, a portfolio that dates back over a century to 1906 and the founding of the Compagnia Italiana Grandi Alberghi, or Italian Grand Hotel Company, is a global group of hotels and resorts world that that encompasses some of the world’s most historic and storied properties.
At the time of its founding, CIGA owned some of the finest hotels in Italy and later expanded to Austria, Sardinia, …

Marriott and Starwood Announce Promotions for Early 2018

Marriott and Starwood Announce Promotions for Early 2018

The Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty programs announced two special promotions.
The SPG Great Weeks, Great Weekends promotion will allow members to earn double Starpoints for each stay, plus a bonus of 500 Starpoints, without any cap on earnings. The Marriott Rewards MegaBonus allows members to earn 2,000 bonus points with their second stay, plus 1,000 bonus points for a stay over a weekend night, with a limit of …

Marriott to Continue Partnership with American Express and JPMorgan Chase

Marriott to Continue Partnership with American Express and JPMorgan Chase

Marriott International announced plans to continue its relationships with both American Express and JPMorgan Chase for co-branded credit cards associated with its three loyalty programs.
The hotelier said it has signed new agreements with the two credit card issuers covering Marriott Rewards and Ritz-Carlton Rewards with Visa credit cards from JPMorgan Chase and Starwood Preferred Guest credit cards from American Express.
The relationship between Marriott, Starwood, and American Express dates back over …