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August 29, 2018 This article is more than 2 years old. Nearly two years after Marriott International bought Starwood Hotels, the brands have finally merged their rewards programs. “The Marriott/ SPG merger proved to feel like a hostile takeover, for many loyal SPG members,” she wrote.
In August 2018, Marriott introduced a new, unified set of benefits across its brands’ separate loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest (or ” SPG “), and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards — Marriott owns the Ritz Carlton brand.
In 2016, somewhat to the dismay of SPG -ers, Marriott acquired Starwood for $13.6 billion, forming the largest hotel company in the world: 29 brands, 6,500 properties, and 127 countries. This Saturday, August 18, the two reward programs will merge .
The hotel industry has seen some major changes in the year since the SPG -Marriott merger. An unusual beneficiary of the merger is the World of Hyatt , whose hotels have become very attractive options for travelers. Some people have left SPG altogether since it was acquired by Marriott.
Marriott International, Inc. The merged company will offer broader choice for guests, greater opportunities for associates and should unlock additional value for Marriott and Starwood shareholders. Combined, the companies operate or franchise more than 5,500 hotels with 1.1 million rooms worldwide.
Starwood expires points after 12 months of inactivity. Any activity in an account extends points for another 12 months. Marriott expires points after 24 months of inactivity.
Launching in February 2019, Marriott Bonvoy replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest ( SPG ).
It’s Official: ‘ Bonvoy ‘ Is New Name for Combined Marriott Rewards, SPG and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.
You can Transfer up to a maximum of 100,000 Points , per calendar year, to other Accounts.
How to Combine Your Marriott and SPG Accounts Go to the Account Merging Tool. The first step of the process is deciding which online profile you want to keep. Sign in to the Account You Want to Keep. The rest of the process is very straightforward. Sign in to Your Other Account . Confirm Details. Click Confirm. Voilà, That’s It!
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The average for 2020 is 16% lower than in April, at $9.61 a share, FactSet reports. The average for year-end 2021 is almost 18% lower, at $9.80. Simon Property Group / SPG .
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