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Comparing Canadian and U.S. SPG American Express (updated August 29, 2018)
There have been quite a few changes since my last post Comparing Canadian and U.S. SPG American Express; namely the merger between Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest. As a result, this post...
Marriott Merger Details – Effective August 18, 2018
Marriott announced more details of the merger with Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest. According to my sources, the official effective date is now August 18, 2018. Initially...
First Glimpse of New Marriott/SPG Reward Redemption Schedule
All the news seem to come out at once. We started this morning with the American Express Canada Press Release, which had a lot of confusion on whether the new earning ratios are in fact a devaluation....
Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) has added a check-in feature on its mobile App. In celebration of this launch, they are running a bonus points promotion until June 15, 2018. All SPG members can receive...
Marriott International Announces One Set of Benefits
UPDATE- Thank you for the overwhelming feedback in the comment section. For what it is worth, I found it very useful, so I have passed on the information to my contacts at Marriott. Feel free to continue...
Exclusive Canadian SPG Credit Card offer to Chase Marriott Cardholders
You may have seen this offer already, but the official email just came in today. American Express Canada is offering an exclusive Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card to existing Chase Marriott Rewards...
[HOTEL] Expiry Policies (updated January 24, 2018)
It has been almost 2 years since I last update the hotel hotel expiry policies. There have been a few changes ever since, so I thought I’d give my list a quick update.
For the list below, I have grouped...
Current State of Co-branded Hotel Credit Cards in Canada
UPDATED [JAN 29, 2018]- Thank you everyone for all the feedback, I passed on the information in the comment section to as many contacts as possible. Please feel free to continue to share your thoughts...
Gwen Stefani Performs for Loyalty Members in Dubai
Global superstar Gwen Stefani will perform her last international concert of 2017 exclusively for members of Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, SPG and VIP guests on December 4, 2017 at the...
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