In 2018 I was able to reach 75 qualifying nights. As a result, I earned Platinum Premier Elite status, which gave me a chance to select a second Annual Choice Benefit for the year.
No.5 Valley Inn in Zhangjiajie
The No.5 Valley Inn is more than just a hidden gem in Zhangjiajie, China. It was a rare find that enriched my travels with an amazing three-night stay. This was my refuge while visiting Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
Would you pay $86 to get to Marriott Platinum Premier Elite status?
If you had accumulated 74 nights on your Marriott Rewards account and no additional stays planned before the end of the year, would you book and pay for one additional night, that you really don’t need, to achieve Platinum Premier Elite status?
Hotel Wall-Mounted Shower Dispensers, Good or Bad?
During a recent stay at the Fairfield Inn in San Carlos, CA, I noticed that the small individual bottles of body-wash, shampoo, and conditioner have disappeared from the sink counter. Instead, three large wall-mounted dispensers were installed on the the shower wall.