Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today launches its first ever joint meetings offer in Asia Pacific for members across its three loyalty programs: 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.
“We want to invite our members to celebrate with us as we unlock a new world of destinations and opportunities with our new combined portfolio,” said Peggy Fang Roe, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “With this offer, we bring more options and consistent benefits to all members across three loyalty programs. 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 today until 31 December 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 31 December 2017, and receive the following:
- 5% off master-billed rooms
- Double loyalty points (i.e. Marriott Rewards points, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Points or Starpoints®) on eligible revenue
- One complimentary one-hour welcome reception
Customers can earn loyalty points in the currency of the loyalty programs 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 programs should the customer wish to redeem points for experiences, stays or benefits from one of the three programs. While Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG work together to build the world’s best loyalty program, customers can easily link accounts or join to receive:
- Elite Status Match and reciprocal benefits
- Points Transfer to discover new redemption options and destinations
- Gain exclusive access to money-can’t-buy events and experiences
The combination of Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG now enables customers to have unprecedented choice and access to meetings venues in over 500 hotels in more than 20 destinations across Asia Pacific, from gateway cities such as Shanghai, Bangkok and Tokyo to exciting resort destinations such as Maldives, Langkawi, Fiji and Bali.