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Miles and Points On Sale — May 18 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

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Save 20 Percent on Marriott Gift Cards May 2020

You can purchase electronic gift cards which are valid for room stays, culinary experiences, spa days, and more at the hotel and resort properties of 28 different brands of Marriott International, Incorporated worldwide — and you can save 20 percent on them with the Dream Now. Travel Later. promotion…

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No 7.7 Percent Raise For Marriott Chief Executive Officer in 2020

Incorrect information has been circulating lately pertaining to the compensation of Arne M. Sorenson, who is the current president and chief executive officer of Marriott International, Incorporated, who was initially slated to receive the first increase in his base salary of $1,300,000.00 in three years…

…but due to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, not only will that increase in salary not be realized; but Sorenson also voluntarily committed to receiving no base salary for the remainder of the year effective as of April of 2020, according to the following paragraph which is found on page 34 of the official Schedule 14A filing of Marriott International, Incorporated to the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States…

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Was Your Marriott Account Compromised in the Latest Data Breach? What You Can Do

Another breach of sensitive data which potentially affects the accounts of up to 5.2 million customers of Marriott International, Incorporated has occurred; and at this point, members of the team at the lodging company believe that the following information of the aforementioned customers may have been involved — although not all of this information was present for every guest involved…

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Marriott Extends Status and Points For Everyone; Flexible Reservation Policy Updates: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

“It’s been three weeks since I last communicated with you about the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on our business. Sadly, since that time, we’ve all borne witness to how this insidious virus is impacting our families, our communities and our very way of life. What we’re facing is daunting, but I am heartened by the moments of triumph in everyday acts of courage, humanity and love. Although these are trying times for us all, I remain optimistic that our world will thrive once again.”

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Yes, Marriott Insiders Forum HAS Shut Down and Moved

he Marriott Insiders forum — through which members can discuss virtually anything which has to do with Marriott International, Incorporated and its portfolio of hotel and resort properties under an umbrella of 30 brands — has been shut down to read-only status effective as of Friday, April 3, 2020 with advance notice of only one day…

…and the site itself will be permanently shut down altogether effective as of Wednesday, July 1, 2020 with no plans on resuscitating it in the foreseeable future; so you are advised to save any content before then which you do not want lost forever.

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Miles and Points On Sale — March 20 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

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Hotel Deploys Robots to Sanitize and Disinfect Rooms

A hotel property in the United States has deployed two decontaminating robots to sanitize and disinfect its guest rooms and common areas in order to help combat the threat of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus — which is also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV — pandemic to guests.

“The room disinfection technology, provided by…

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Miles and Points On Sale — March 11 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

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