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Marriott Off-Peak Redemptions June-July 2020

We recently shared how Marriott Bonvoy Members Getting Elite Qualifying Nights. In addition, Marriott plans to offer off-peak redemption rates at over 5,500 properties for stays through July 31, 2020. In order to take part in these discounted awards, you must book by June 30, 2020. Per Marriott: All Members — Our Lowest Redemption Rates: To help…

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Marriott Bonvoy Members Getting Elite Qualifying Nights

Marriott has shared that Marriott Bonvoy members will be getting bonus Elite Qualifying Nights deposited into their accounts in late July, which will count towards 2021 status. Marriott has previously announced a Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Status Extension for All Members, however now they’re addressing an option for those looking to earn a new or higher…

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Times Square EDITION Permanently Closing

The Times Square EDITION will be ceasing operations effective August 13, 2020 and will be permanently closing. Several factors went into this decision including the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the hotel to close. The is the brand’s second EDITION location in New York City and we’ve confirmed that the original New York EDITION near Madison Square Park will…

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The Maxwell Hotel NYC Ceasing Operations Permanently

Effective today, April 25, 2020, The Maxwell, New York City, Tribute Portfolio is ceasing operations and permanently closing. Several factors went into this decision including the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the hotel to close. For those not familiar this was previously the original W New York and transitioned to the Maxwell back in 2018. This property was…

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Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Status Extension for All Members

Following Hilton Honors 2020 Status Extension for All Members and World of Hyatt Status Extension for Members earlier announcement, Marriott Bonvoy announced they’ll also be extending status. Marriott will be extending 2020 Marriott Bonvoy status for all Silver, Gold, Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador members through February 28 2022. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing travel…

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Hotel Review: London EDITION

Points Miles & Martinis contributor Nicky shares his thoughts on the London EDITION after a recent visit across the pond. This trip took place the end of 2019, as we’ve suspended our recent travel due to COVID-19. The London EDITION, the third EDITION Hotel, opened in 2013, which was originally the 1908 Berners Hotel.  Located in the…

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Hotel Review: Miami Beach EDITION

The Miami Beach EDITION is located near South Beach on 29th and Collins Ave. The property features 294 guest rooms including 28 oceanfront bungalows. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 8 property requiring 85,000 points for a standard free night redemption. As a Marriott Gold Bonvoy member, thanks to my status from my American Express Platinum Card, I…

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Hotel Review: Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel

I recently shared how I was Embarking on the Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Challenge, where I’d need to stay 16 nights within 90 days of enrolling to earn Marriott Platinum Elite Status. As I was mattress running in New York City, my next stop was the the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel. The Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel is…

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Register for Marriott’s Elevated Earning Promotion

We shared details about Marriott Bonvoy Elevated Earning: Earn 2,000 Bonus Points Each Stay promotion. Marriott has officially announced this promotion and registration is now open! Promotion details of Marriott’s Points Unlimited Register by May 31, 2020. Get 2,000 bonus points on each stay*, starting with your second stay — no bonus point limit. Choose from…

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Last Call On Marriott 100K Card Offers

Last Call On Marriott 100K Card Offers Marriott Bonvoy Boundless card’s limited time offer for 100,000 bonus points is coming to an end this week! With this offer you could really rack up the Marriott points that could be potentially worth hundreds of dollars in Marriott stays! If you like Marriott, this is definitely an offer…

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Redeem Marriott Bonvoy Points Before Categories Increase

We’ve shared the Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Category Changes which go into effect Wednesday, March 4, 2020. With this change, over 29% of their hotels are changing categories with 22% increasing categories, whereas only 7% are decreasing in category, overall a big negative when it comes to redemption. These changes go into effect Wednesday, March 4, 2020, however…

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Rumor: Marriott Bonvoy Elevated Earnings: Earn 2,000 Bonus Points Each Stay

Per Loyalty Lobby, Marriott Bonvoy plans to announce their newest promotion next week called Elevated Earnings. Registration is expected to be open on Tuesday, March 3rd. Marriott Bonvoy members will be able to earn 2,000 bonus points for each stay starting with their second stay through this offer. The promotion will run from March 17…

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Wagner at the Battery to Join Marriott Luxury Collection in NYC

Back in 2018 we shared how Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park Getting Deflagged and is now operating as an independent as The Wagner Hotel which is operated by Highgate Hotels. Apparently the hotel hasn’t being doing well as an independent hotel and has been struggling to get business, which is why it will be returning to Marriott next…

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Marriott Caribbean and Latin America Expansion

Marriott continues to focus on expansion in the Caribbean and Latin America, and last year the hotel company added over 10,000 rooms to it’s pipeline across 15 brands in these regions. To highlight some new properties joining Marriott, we’ll see Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, W Playa del Carmen, St. Regis Bermuda and Aloft San Juan. Per Marriott,…

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Marriott Bonvoy Extends Tier Status And Benefits in Asia Pacific

We recently shared how World of Hyatt Extends Tier Status And Benefits in Asia Pacific Region, as they’re going to be helping members who live in the Asia Pacific region by extending their elite status and benefits for another year due to the Coronavirus, which will significant impact travel. It turns out that Marriott Bonvoy…

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How To Transfer Marriott Points Between Accounts (Points Sharing)

Marriott Bonvoy allows members to share points between their accounts through their Points Sharing option. There’s limited information about this program on their site, however if you’re interested in transferring points to a friend/family member you can do so over the phone by calling Member Support at (801) 468-4000. Some basic rules about this is you…

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Overview of Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Category Changes

Marriott Bonvoy has announced their annual 2020 Category changes, which can be viewed here. With this change, over 29% of their hotels are changing categories with 22% increasing categories, whereas only 7% are decreasing in category, overall a big negative when it comes to redemption. These changes go into effect Wednesday, March 4, 2020, however you can…

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