• Journey and experience Bonvoy, Hilton, IHG - My take

    Since December 13th, I have been on vacation travelling all over the US & Canada experiencing IHG, Bonvoy and Hilton properties - Elite status in all 3 - Spire, Platinum and Diamond respectively. My observations a...
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  • Interesting Marriott Press Release

    I found this on my google news feed. Interesting reading. I wasn't surprised by the paragraph below. The whole article is attached   Affordable lifestyle hotel brands buoy company growth Catering to the next gene...
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  • Lawsuit reveals some info on Bonvoy - Property Owner relationships

    Interesting article with some information about how the Bonvoy program works on the property owner group side.   https://skift.com/2020/01/17/what-this-minor-vs-marriott-lawsuit-reveals-about-the-hotel-biz 
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  • Anyone able to make Annual Choice Benefit Award ?

    With the CC nights that posted, I am at 60 nights.  So I figured I would add a few SNAs to my total.     Going to his site:   Marriott Bonvoy Annual Choice Benefit    But login is...
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    Yessiree folks! Thursday July 18 is rapidly approaching where there will be a show up and TIPPLE at the Waterline Bar in the Boston Long Wharf Marriott. Starting at 5. Come say hi to me and placestoseeandgo and maybe ...
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  • Executive Lounge Options

    Went to Executive Lounge this evening for a cup of decaf coffee at J W Marriott New Orleans. No 'plain' cup of coffee available. Only have machine for Cappuccino, Espresso, or Latte. Associate managing the lounge woul...
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  • Fighting getting charged for a cancellation

    Really getting annoyed.    Sunday originally was to stay to the Ren PHL airport.  (Mistake number 1 and a mistake I will never make again),  had a 6 pm cancellation day of arrival.  Did check...
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  • Repeated Missing Stays..Frustrated

    Hi all,   I am constantly having to report missing stays.  Four times in the past 8 weeks alone. I always book directly through the Bonvoy App and I get emails about my stay etc.  Every time I call to ...
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  • The former le Meridien Malta.

    In October of 2017, a firm favourite of mine, the le Meridian in Malta, closed its doors to undertake a massive refurbishment. Now, the "Phoenix" is about to rise from the ashes. In October, after 2 years and £ 3...
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  • New Promotions ?

    Maybe a targeted promotion but certainly different from what i have seen.  Posted on FB groups (I do not have it)   15K points after 5 stays,  another 15 after 5 more and again.  Total 45K after 1...
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  • Were you interviewed & do you agree?

    We’re all familiar with lies, damn lies, and statistics. Well Pizza in Motion highlights this whopper from Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson during the chain’s earnings call: In a recent surve...
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  • Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving to all insiders.  I hope you all have a terrific day gathering with family and friends.
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  • Having an unbelievable problem with a Marriott reservation

    I am a Titanium Elite Bonvoy member.  We have been very loyal to Marriott for many years.  Months ago, my wife and I booked a reservation on the Marriott website to stay at the new Vespera on Ocean Resort at...
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  • Hotels no longer part of Marriott Year end clean up?

    Seems like it's approaching year end and some hotels are no longer part of Marriott - this is my third email today. Anyone have the same experience? I am thankful for the long notice so I can go elsewhere though! ...
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  • Don't know if this is an honor or pathetic

    I joined the 300 night (per year in a hotel) group on FaceBook.    They did offer an exception as I will only hit 290 or so this year.  
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  • Wifi Frustrations with New(?) System

    The last week or so, we've stayed at several Marriott properties -- Marriott's, Fairfield Inn, Springhill Suites, and Residence Inn -- and, in every place, the wifi has been a huge problem.   It took many repeat...
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  • Vote by Friday 15th for the TPG awards

    Yes, it’s that season again - Awards Time and TPG has launched the voting for its awards here The TPG Awards are back!    Last year, even though I liked the changes Bonvoy was making I simply cou...
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  • Autograph & Courtyard Combo same Building

    Construction is well underway on The Dorian at 525 5th Avenue SW, Calgary Canada — a 27-storey hotel property with 307 guestrooms, including 133 high-end Marriott Autograph rooms within the upper floors and 174 ...
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  • November 11th 2019

    Here in Canada, we call it Remembrance Day.  In the USA Veterans Day. Elsewhere ? Remembrance Day in Canada is celebrated in the following ways: Remembrance Day is recognized as national holiday Leading up to R...
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  • My part 2

    6 stays,  15K points.  Nothing for 5 stays,  nothing after 6.    I have 8 stays left in this promo,  could property hop to make more, but doesn't buy me anything.  Of the know list,...
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