Breaking: Marriott Data Breach Affects 500 Million Guestsby Sam Helmy
Marriott revealed today that it has suffered a huge data breach which potentially compromises the data of up to 500 million guests who had booked a reservation with a Starwood property prior to September 10, 2018.
SPG & Marriott: Big Changes To Award Categories in 2018by Sam Helmy
Both SPG and Marriott have announced a slew of changes to the categories of their properties. This year’s changes impact 276 SPG properties, and a stifling number of Marriott properties: over 1,300 are changing category. Although Marriott now owns Starwood, the changes to SPG hotels are relatively benign with roughly the same number of properties going up as going down in category.
Top Picks for Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card Free Nightsby Jess Farley
Each of these cards provides an annual free night certificate just for holding the card. Provided the free night is worth more than the yearly fee, you’ve effectively reduced your out-of-pocket costs to $0, or even made a small profit.