Well, it's here.... The merger is for real... And whether or not you've combined Marriott Rewards and SPG accounts, one dramatic change to our travel planning is that - when you search for a hotel on the Marriott site - you'll see seeing far more options - more than 6,700 properties (in total)!!! ... 50 percent more at many popular destinations (and more less depending upon where you're headed)... If you haven't seen what a difference it makes, just pick a date and a popular vacation spot (Bangkok, London, New York City, Paris, Rome ... you get the idea), and ... oh my ... there are more options. So, now, faced with so many options ... will you rely on old habits or ... try something new?
p.s. you might also want to weigh in on this poll, which takes a slightly different approach: