Recently became Marriott Rewards Gold members via my SPG account. So far loving the choices that Marriott gives us in the cities we frequent as Starwood really didn't have anything available for us where we travel generally. I think I can count on one hand the SPG hotels (not timeshare resorts) we have stayed in over 10 years on one hand. We already have reservations in 2 different cities within the next 30 days with Marriott. Anyway, will I be getting a Marriott Rewards card in the mail to present when we check-in like we have with SPG or some other kind of identification? Or is the reservation confirmation enough? Should I download the Marriott Rewards APP? Will I be notified via email of promotions or will I have to keep checking for them on my account?
Just an opinion here: we really, really like the Westin brand of resorts vs. the Sheraton branded resorts.