When does everyone expect the rewards program to be integrated?
Don't hold your hopes up too tight - that will take a long time to be completed...
I'm just waiting for details from Marriott. The merged program is probably more than a year away.
WE were told likely 2018
Yes, I read somewhere that it would likely be 2018.
Yes, confirmed by Arne, merger of loyalty programs in 2018
Didn't the merger complete today?
This is a good news. However, there will be significant disadvantages for Marriott Gold members since SPG Gold is matched to Marriott Gold. SPG Gold status is equivalent to Marriott Silver status requiring only 10 stays (or 25 nights)while Marriott Gold requires 50 nights like SPG Platinum status.
Will Marriott consider this big difference moving forward? I would appreciate it if you could let us know. This unfair status matching will create significant disadvantages for Marriott Gord since Concierge club will be crowded and room upgrades will be more competitive.
Details on the merger have been released today on the following thread:
If you have additional questions, here is a link to the full FAQs.
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