Marriott International plans to provide free Wi-Fi to all 47 million members of Marriott Rewards, the company’s award-winning loyalty program, who book directly on Marriott.com, Marriott’s mobile app, 1-800-MARRIOTT, or through a Marriott hotel.
From 15 January 2015, this benefit will make free standard Wi-Fi available across more than 3,800 hotels in the company’s extensive lodging portfolio worldwide.
“Marriott Rewards members asked for free Wi-Fi, and we answered,” said Stephanie Linnartz, executive vice president and chief marketing and commercial officer, Marriott International. “Free Wi-Fi is a meaningful way to reward our most loyal customers and continue to attract next-gen travellers.”
Marriott Rewards members worldwide will now benefit from free Wi-Fi across the following brands: Edition, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection, Renaissance, Marriott Hotels, Marriott Executive Apartments, Marriott Vacation Club, Gaylord Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, TownePlace Suites, Moxy as well as Marriott Rewards’ exclusive luxury partner, The Ritz-Carlton®.
Marriott Rewards Platinum and Gold Elite members will continue to enjoy an exclusive benefit – free enhanced Wi-Fi, where available. This premium-tier service allows for downloading large files faster and streaming media such as movies. Other members may upgrade to enhanced Wi-Fi for a fee.
About Marriott Rewards
Marriott Rewards is Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty program spanning 15 brands and 3,800 properties worldwide. It offers members more frequent, easily accessible opportunities to earn and spend points with the PlusPoints, FlashPerks and LocalPerks programs. Marriott Rewards is free to join and has no blackout dates. Members can earn and redeem points at more than 3,800 Marriott International hotels around the world and at Marriott Rewards exclusive luxury partner The Ritz-Carlton®.
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