Marriott to have joint meetings offer across all loyalty programmes

Travel News 15 Nov 2016

Following the completion of the acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc in September this year, Marriott International, Inc has moved to debut its first joint meetings offer in Asia-Pacific for members across its three loyalty programmes: Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG).

The offer rewards members for booking meetings or events at any of the portfolio’s participating hotels and resorts across Asia-Pacific.

Members can now enjoy over 500 hotels, across 19 brands and 20 countries across Asia-Pacific. This is just the first step to making it easier for our members to do business with us and we are excited about offering even more benefits to come.”

Starting from November 7 until December 31, 2016, members can book a meeting or event at a promotion participating Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, or SPG hotel or resort in Asia-Pacific for arrivals by December 31, 2017, and receive various benefits including five per cent off master-billed rooms, double loyalty points on eligible revenue and one complimentary hour-long welcome reception.

Customers can earn loyalty points in the currency of the loyalty programmes that the hotel is part of. For example, customers who book an event at a Renaissance Hotel will earn their loyalty points with Marriott Rewards. The loyalty points can either be redeemed with Marriott Rewards or transferred to one of the other two programmes.

Customers can also easily link accounts or join to receive Elite Status Match and reciprocal benefits, points transfers and exclusive access to money-can’t-buy events and experience.