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brightlybob
Click to view contentHi fellow insiders! Today I’m blogging live from the Renaissance Heathrow Lounge and just decided to post.     I’ve reviewed this hotel and lounge several times now as one way or another my work keeps bringing me back to Heathrow - not to fly I hasten to add, every fool knows of you what to fly anywhere to avoid Heathrow! Actually that’s not… (Show more)
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wmrobins
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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remeam
We accrued over 100 nights in 2019, so the only question as to whether we would reach ambassador status for 2020 was with spend. We were told that all spend accrued before the end of the year would apply towards ambassador status for 2020. Our final trip of the year was Dec. 26th through Jan. 1st. Prior to that trip we were about $3,400 short of… (Show more)
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nipper
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 not working, is anyone able to select awards ?    I'll pass 75 shortly as I have 3, 5 night trips that have not posted yet. 
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cfraysier
Going to Punta Cana for the first time, any tips on what to, and not to do?
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betterdays
Titanium Elite status in Marriott Bonvoy is really nice!   I was fortunate to reach this status in 2018 and have been enjoying it all year - and I want it again.  Unfortunately, I have not accumulated the 75 nights needed to reach Titanium again this year - but I can.  As I am at risk of losing my objectivity on this matter, I'm hoping input from… (Show more)
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brightlybob
Click to view contentI’ve just spent this weekend at the Marriott in Hamburg and since originally posting this thread added another 10 lounges to my lifetime list of properties where I receive complimentary access due to my top tier status in a hotel program, mostly Bonvoy brands but there’s several Crowne Plazas following a policy change to offer free lounge access… (Show more)
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brightlybob
There’s a lot of complaints about SNAs not actually working yet we know they do.   We already have a thread to big-up checkin suite upgrades at jasper100’s excellent monster 2,000-reply thread here, Where was your last Marriott stay and were you upgraded to a Suite??? and this thread isn’t to replace that legendarily popular post.    Instead… (Show more)
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