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  • Comments on reservations has disappeared?

    It used to be when you made a reservation online there was a section for comments - ie, request upgrade if available, wife arriving before me/let her check in, etc.   At some point in the last few years it got s...
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    • What are Your Thoughts About Probiotics?

      Here's a question a bit off the subject of travel, but one that might be of interest to "Insiders".   Are you familiar with, or do you take "probiotics", such as the one shown here that I take regularly:  ...
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      What are Your Thoughts About Probiotics?

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      • How Much Do You Tip Housekeeping?

        Tipping is definitely a personal preference, though guidelines and recommendations for tipping amounts exist.  A recent article that I read stated that only 25%-30% of American hotel-stayers tip their housekeepin...
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        • Annoying & pointless pop-up; yet other things aren't done

          From a thread in Flyertalk by a Marriott FTer: (not me, but I'm in total agreement with him):   "Has anyone noticed the new annoying popup that started on Marriott's site today - it wasn't like this yesterday. Y...
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          Annoying & pointless pop-up; yet other things aren't done

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          • Are You Now Using IPad on "Insiders"?

            I don't know if anyone noticed on one of my recent posts that I had used my IPad successfully on "Insiders". Several have complained about inability to use IPads for this, as responses were mostly restricted to comput...
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            Are You Now Using IPad on "Insiders"?

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            • Platinum or Platinum elite?

                I know that i am a new platinum member with Marriott.  What is the difference between Platinum and Platinum Elite?  Is it the same thinp
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              Platinum or Platinum elite?

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              • Which Marriott brand do you frequent the most?

                A couple weeks ago, I posed the question In How Many States Have You Stayed at a Marriott Property? which generated a great discussion. As I was looking over my (relatively short) history with Marriott, I began thinki...
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                Which Marriott brand do you frequent the most?

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                • IS ANYONE LISTENINIG?

                  FORGIVE MY IMMODESTY BY STATING I AM A LOYAL MARRIOTT CUSTOMER.  First and foremost in Marriott's eyes that is how they should see me A LOYAL CUSTOMER. More importantly I should be considered a VALUABLE custome...
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                  IS ANYONE LISTENINIG?

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                  • Airfarewatchdog - Delta and SW

                    Apropos of two previous discussions, here is an article that Delta actually won an award for on-time arrive, least lost luggage, and fewer cancelled flights. (Sigh -- all the more reason for them to take away benefits...
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                    Airfarewatchdog - Delta and SW

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                    • Suggestions JW New Orleans

                      My 19 year old son and I are staying at the JW on Canal Street next week as a little getaway before he leaves for college. Any suggestions for food and other fun things to do? We will be there 7 nights and I'm a Plati...
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                      Suggestions JW New Orleans

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                      • M Clubs - Just another way to down grade membership

                        Just checked into a new Marriot with a "M Club". Evening snacks were beef jerky and fried garbanzo beans. You have to be kidding me! This is just another way to reduce the perks. If this is the wave of the future I am...
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                        • Coffee (or Tea) at Marriott Courtyards No More

                          Question to Marriott:  Why? Don't understand this decision. As a platinum member, we cant even get a cup of coffee at Courtyard properties anymore.  Why is that? All properties have coffee and tea availabl...
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                          • Marriott now lists 18 Brands. How many have you visited?

                            Here's the list of 18 brands now part of Marriott.     LuxuryLifestyle/CollectionSignatureModern EssentialsExtended Stay Destination Entertainment Ritz-CarltonEditionMarriottCourtyardResidence InnGaylord H...
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                            Marriott now lists 18 Brands. How many have you visited?

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                            • Hotel Staffers Cleaning/Servicing YOUR Occupied Suite/Room with Door Closed?

                              Fellow Insiders, as a guest how would you feel if you walked in on a hotel maid or other hotel staffer/agent in your room with the door closed? Would you or should you knock to enter the rooms/suites you are paying to...
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                              • Has anyone noticed how bad the pillows have gotten in Feather Free Rooms?

                                I have asthma, so a feather free room is not simply a matter of a preference; it is a matter of Superman avoiding Kryptonite!  I had a recent conversation with a Director of Operations at one of our frequented re...
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                                Has anyone noticed how bad the pillows have gotten in Feather Free Rooms?

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                                • High Expectations

                                  After getting loaded daily with emails from our Destinations reviews, I have noticed LOTS of complaining regarding MOST of the hotel properties. The question is are these properties really THAT bad or have we become...
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                                  • In-Room Telephones

                                    I understand why Marriott would scale back in room phones but am mystified by the latest trend.  I stay at a lot of Courtyards on business and have noticed that many have eliminated the desk phone leaving only th...
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                                    • HotelTalk?

                                      I think most of us are aware of FlyerTalk and use it a lot or a little.  At times I find it very difficult to find useful information quickly, and you have learn how to do genius searches if you want very specifi...
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                                      HotelTalk?

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                                      • Changes to MRI Page?

                                        Today when I click on "Marriott rewards insiders" logo at the upper right corner it now shows me everything new including reviews ('Destinations') and no longer the just the other topics.  By clicking there it wa...
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                                        Changes to MRI Page?

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                                        • The Music of Our Lives

                                          Just back from a trip and a month from the next, it occurs to me how much music affects our past and present, and also the fact that we hear it in airports, on planes, (alas) in elevators, and always in hotel restaura...
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                                          The Music of Our Lives

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