Deep Dive: Marriott’s New Loyalty Program

Marriott is combining Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and SPG into one big loyalty program in August 2018.

Marriott completed their buyout of SPG back in September 2016, and the company has been working to integrate the different loyalty programs. With 6,500+ hotels across 29 brands in over 120 countries and territories, Marriott is now larger than ever. As many of you know, Marriott today held an event to announce changes to the…

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InterContinental Hong Kong Pushes Back Renovation, Will Rebrand as Regent Hong Kong

Regent Hotels & Resorts currently operates 6 hotels worldwide. Pictured is Regent Taipei. Source: Regent Taipei

Earlier this year, I reported that the InterContinental Hong Kong will be undergoing a major renovation soon. The project is estimated to take 12 – 16 months; other than Yan Toh Heen, the 2-Michelin star Cantonese restaurant, the hotel will basically be closed for reservations and other functions. I think the hotel is sorely in…

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LAX Installs “Tooshlights” – Smart Bathroom Stalls – No Peeking Through Cracks or Looking Under Partitions

American Airlines Terminal 4 is the first section of LAX to receive the new “smart restroom tooshlights“. “We’ve all been there. You’re in the restroom and someone shakes the door, peeks through the crack, or looks under the stall partition to see your feet,” said Allen Klevens, CEO and founder of Tooshlights, Fox KIDY reported.…

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