Marriott Rewards is offering double elite night credits from June to December 2016 via a new promotion they have just launched. This makes qualifying for Marriott Rewards doubly easier and you can get Marriott Rewards Platinum for lesser number of nights than Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond.
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Starwood Hotels has just received and agreed to a new takeover bid by Marriott hotels, which outbids the chinese and essentially, takes them inside the door.
We’ll see if the Chinese group makes another counteroffer, or is this the end of this takeover battle. What do you feel?
Marriott Rewards announced overnight the changes they are making to hotel categories for the year 2016. These changes will be in effect from March 24, 2016. This change largely impacts the US where over 650 hotels will see a category change.
Find out the list of hotels changing inside.
Marriott has kicked of 2016 by announcing their first promotion for the year, the Marriott MegaBonus 2016. This time around, the promotion only unveils the first part of the promotion, where you get a free night certificate for Cat 1-5 hotels on completing two stays. There is more…
Find out how to use the Marriott MegaBonus promotion here.
Marriott Hotels is entering a transaction to acquire competitor Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Transaction expected to complete by Mid-2016. Post transaction, Marriott will have 30 brands, 1.1 million rooms and will be the largest hotel management co. in the world.
A few weeks back, I stayed at the Ritz Carlton Bangalore, the first hotel for the brand in India. I also discovered their impeccable and intuitive service, as well as the Ladies & Gentlemen at work. Pretty impressive short stay, reviewed for you.
Marriott Rewards offerred their Gold Status for two years for just 4 stays. It was an irresistable offer to pick up and had to be taken! More details inside!
Like many regular readers would know, I chose to spend the last weekend at the almost new JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa. The resort opened in October 2014, and was on my wish list for a while. I had a couple of category 4 room nights expiring from last year’s Marriott Rewards Free Nights promotion which I earned from my Courtyard by Marriott Kochi stay, so I thought without the time to pop out of the country, this would be one of the best places to go with these room night certificates. I flew with Jet Airways to Delhi and then onwards to Dehradun Airport, and had a car I organised on my own to drive me…
Hello folks, and happy Hallmark day to all of you. I have to admit, I am a sucker for high end resorts, but ever since Hilton left me high and dry in Shillim a year and a half ago, I was not giving them much leeway to disappoint me again. A few months ago, JW Marriott opened a resort in Mussoorie, a hill station I am sure everyone who is in India and loves to travel has been to at some time or the other in their lives. Except, this one is the first 5 Star property in this part of the world. I arrived here yesterday for a short stay. After all, I have places to go and not…
The Hotel Promotions for 2015’s first quarter/trimester are out, and some of them are really sweet for the India focus. I thought this would be a good time to summarise all the hotel promotions, and analyse them from the Indian perspective so that you can pick your affiliations for the first quarter. IHG India Free Nights (Get 1 Night free for 3 nights in India/Nepal) + Set Your Sights: IHG is running a superb promotion for their members in India and Nepal. For every 3 nights you spend in India/Nepal, you get a free night certificate which you can spend at their hotels across the globe in the whole of 2015. The promotion runs till April 30, 2015. This can…