Articles tagged “marriott rewards”

Marriott Turns to Starwood Vet to Run All Three of Its Loyalty Programs

Marriott Turns to Starwood Vet to Run All Three of Its Loyalty Programs

Deanna Ting, Skift

Marriott really, really, really wants SPG members to know it won't forsake them as it tries to combine all three of its loyalty programs into one by next year.

4 months ago

Marriott and Starwood Launch Promotions Aimed at Retaining Elite Ranks

Marriott and Starwood Launch Promotions Aimed at Retaining Elite Ranks

Grant Martin, Skift

Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest members have another reason to stick around to see the merged product.

6 months ago

Starwood and Marriott Add Reciprocal Benefits to Credit Cards as Loyalty Programs Draw Closer

Starwood and Marriott Add Reciprocal Benefits to Credit Cards as Loyalty Programs Draw Closer

Grant Martin, Skift

Marriott and Starwood now allow members who use a co-branded credit card to earn bonus points when booking on the other carrier's hotels. It's a small perk, but it should be added incentive to booking within the network before wandering off to a third-party carrier.

8 months ago

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Deanna Ting, Skift

This survey, which had Wyndham as its winner, only looked at the value you get when you redeem your points for free nights, and it didn't necessarily take into account other loyalty program perks or benefits that can transform a guest into a loyal customer.

9 months ago

Marriott And Starwood Loyalty Members Caught off Guard by Integration After Merger

Marriott And Starwood Loyalty Members Caught off Guard by Integration After Merger

Grant Martin, Skift

Marriott and Starwood jolted their loyalty program members awake on Friday by allowing them to link award accounts.

9 months ago

New Loyalty Program Rankings Reveal a Growing Points Divide for Travel Brands

New Loyalty Program Rankings Reveal a Growing Points Divide for Travel Brands

Deanna Ting, Skift

U.S. News & World Report's rankings have always skewed more toward leisure travelers than road warriors, but this year's lists show a growing difference between brands that choose to appeal to the majority of consumers versus those who choose to reward frequent business travelers or big spenders.

10 months ago

New Study Says Marriott Has the Most Rewarding Hotel Loyalty Program

New Study Says Marriott Has the Most Rewarding Hotel Loyalty Program

Grant Martin, Skift

Marriott Rewards may be the best program for general travelers, but for frequent travelers it gets complicated.

2 years ago

Marriott Updates Its Loyalty Program to Better Compete With Hilton, Hyatt and Starwood

Marriott Updates Its Loyalty Program to Better Compete With Hilton, Hyatt and Starwood

Grant Martin, Skift

As the economy continues to improve, so too will the loyalty programs.

2 years ago