• An Encore For Suite Night Awards

    Posts roll off the board so quickly it's difficult to keep track. Late last year someone posted about the mythical Suite Night Awards aka SNA's. In that conversation, I expressed agreement with the premise that SNA's ...
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  • Residence Inn Boston Marlborough

    Every year for the last 10 years, my wife and I travel to the village of Rockport on Cape Ann to witness Santa's arrival by lobster boat. The event always takes place on the first Saturday of December. So we'll book t...
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  • Westin Resort & Spa Cancun

    My wife and I booked a preview package for 5 days 4 nights at the Westin Resort & Spa in Cancun. To extend the package, I booked 2 nights before and 1 night after for a total of 7 nights. I used a combination...
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  • Maiden Voyage to Toronto

    Hi Insiders   I booked air, 4+1 nights on points at the Delta East, and a car rental to celebrate my wife's birthday. Any thoughts about day trips, seafood dining? Any postcards to share?
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  • Category Back Slide?

    Hey Insiders   Has anyone noticed that a number of hotels have ~lower~ categories than before the merger? I fully expected properties to be kicked up a category or two. Instead, it's the reverse. Almost as if to...
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  • Marriott Insiders URL

    Just in case you weren't aware, hyperlinks from Marriott.com to Marriott Insiders no longer work. The hyperlinks point to https://insiders.marriott.com/ which is incorrect. They should point to https://insid...
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  • Travel Brilliantly ?

    As the memory of August 18th fades there are a number of pain points that linger: Excessive wait time when calling to make a reservation and request a comp upgrade based upon Platinum status. Calls spontaneously dro...
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  • Things Are Looking Upgraded

    In Postcards from Old Montreal (which was my first stay at Delta Montreal after the merger) I forgot to note the exhilarated feeling at check-in when the Front Desk handed over the keys and Platinum Premier ...
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  • Postcards from Old Montreal

    Greetings Marriott Insiders, TJCNewYork is back!   Taking a break from the 'race to Lifetime Platinum', let's shift gears and refocus on what this community likes to do - travel!   Here are a few postcards...
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