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Better Together — Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest Continue to Create Earning Opportunities with New Double-Points Promotions

December 19, 2016 Loyalty No Comments Email Email

Just weeks after its unprecedented announcement that members could link their accounts to have their Elite status matched and transfer points between programs, Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), are each offering remarkable, new opportunities for members to earn double points as part of their coordinated promotions. For the first time, the three programs are offering the same promotional opportunity, giving members the chance to earn double points on their first three stays at participating hotels in each program. Points can be redeemed for free nights, flights, exclusive experiences on SPG Moments and Marriott Rewards Experiences Marketplace and much more.

With this promotion and the recently announced accelerated earning opportunity with each programs’ co-branded credit cards, enjoying the travel experience of a lifetime is closer than ever before.

Promotion Details

Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG members can register for each of the promotions and earn double points for their first three stays at participating properties for each loyalty program.* Members can learn more about registering for each promotion HERE.


  • Registration: December 15, 2016 – March 15, 2017
  • Earning Period: January 16, 2017 – April 15, 2017

This is the latest offering to loyalty members of Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG. Already, members of the programs can link their accounts at members.marriott.com to access unparalleled benefits such as instant Elite status matching and unlimited points transfer between accounts.

Thanks to the recent acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, members of Marriott International’s innovative and award-winning loyalty programs who have linked their accounts have more destinations to discover. For SPG members, these include Aruba, Tuscany’s Serchio Valley and Kruger National Park in South Africa, and for Marriott Rewards and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards members, the Maldives, Bora Bora and Santorini, Greece. Marriott now offers a diverse portfolio of 30 brands in over 110 countries across the globe, giving members access to the best hotels and resorts wherever they want to travel.

For Marriott Rewards and the Ritz-Carlton Rewards members, this promotion is applicable at participating JW Marriott®, Renaissance® Hotels, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Marriott® Hotels, Marriott Vacation Club®, Gaylord Hotels®, Protea Hotels®, AC Hotels®, Courtyard®, Residence Inn®, SpringHill Suites® and Fairfield Inn & Suites®, TownePlace Suites®, Moxy Hotels®, The Ritz Carlton®, EDITION®, and Delta® Hotels that participate in the Marriott Rewards program.

For SPG members, this promotion is available at all Aloft, Element Hotels, W Hotels, Four Points® by Sheraton, Le Méridien, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, St. Regis® Hotels & Resorts, Tribute Portfolio, Westin® Hotels & Resorts and Design Hotels™ properties globally that participate in the SPG program.

*Members can choose to earn double points through SPG, and a choice of Marriott Rewards or The Ritz-Carlton Rewards.

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