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Marriott Offers Up to 150,000 Marriott Rewards Points for Meetings Booked Before Year-end


Earn Triple Points on meetings at over 2,300 hotels worldwide.

Bethesda, MD.- Marriott Rewards® members who hold their events and meetings at over 2,300 Marriott International hotels will now receive triple Marriott Rewards points with Rewarding EventsSM for money spent on groups of 10 rooms and more, event space, food & beverage and other meeting related expenses. New meetings and events must be booked by December 31, 2009 and held by March 31, 2010.

Members must be registered in Marriott’s Meetings Matter promotion in order to earn points for all qualifying groups, meetings, and events held at all Marriott, JW Marriott, Renaissance, Courtyard, Fairfield Inn and SpringHill Suites hotels worldwide. Qualifying meetings and events must have at least 10 rooms for one night or be a catering only event to be eligible for bonus points.

“There has never been a better time to book a meeting. One $16,000 meeting will earn Marriott Rewards members 150,000 points, which is enough for a six-night stay at a category six hotel like the Aruba Marriott Resort,” said Stephanie Linnartz, Marriott’s senior vice president, global sales.

With Marriott’s Meetings Matter promotion, groups of 50 cumulative nights booked around the world receive one complimentary room for every 35 rooms booked; 25 percent allowable attrition; and double Marriott Rewards points. Additionally, they receive a two percent credit off the master bill for meetings over 100 cumulative nights. For more promotion information and/or to register, go to or call 800-585-9102.

Members can redeem their Marriott Rewards points for over 250 rewards, including $250 or $500 Meeting Credits certificates, which can be used to off set costs on a future meetings.

Marriott Rewards has no blackout dates and points can be redeemed for hotel stays, frequent flyer miles, cruises, car rentals, brand-name merchandise and more. Marriott Rewards won the 2009 Freddie Award for “Best Hotel Rewards Program” and has been named best hotel rewards program by the readers of Business Traveler, Global Traveler, Travel Savvy, Executive Travel and BusinessWeek magazines.

To make a reservation, members can call 1-800-228-9290 or visit For information about Marriott Rewards, guests can call 1-800-450-4442 or log onto


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