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Marriott Rewards rewarding members for liking its Facebook page

For the month of December, Marriott Rewards is giving away five million points to members who ‘Like’ its new Facebook page.
Marriott Rewards new Facebook page offers members a new way to join the conversation and connect with the program and each other.

There will be daily point giveaways as well as a sweepstakes with a grand prize of one million Marriott Rewards points, enough to stay for free at any of Marriott Rewards 3,500 hotels around the world.
Each day from December 1-31, five instant winners will be awarded 1,000 Marriott Rewards and all members who register for the sweepstakes on the Facebook page will be entered to win five first prizes of 100,000 points and fifty second prizes of 10,000 points as well as the million point grand prize. Sweepstakes winners will be selected in January 2012. For more information on how to enter and official rules.

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American Express: Sync. Tweet. Save.

Now this is cool. American Express have launched an interesting play with Twitter which lets US card members turn customised Twitter hashtags into savings. When customers sync their American Express Card with Twitter, they can enjoy exclusive offers loaded directly onto their card. Read the rest of this entry

IHG designs booking apps for next-generation technologies

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the expansion of booking solutions across the Android platform with the Priority Club Rewards app for Kindle Fire, Google TV and Android Tablets.

IHG is the first hotel company to launch apps for both Kindle Fire and Google TV. The Priority Club Rewards app provides customers with the functionality to find and book hotel rooms, check rates and view or cancel reservations for all seven of IHG’s brands ­ InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites. Read the rest of this entry

Why Instagram Is So Popular: the Best Tool for Hoteliers’ Photo Contest

The interface implications are fascinating, the company and technology dynamics of serving content to 10 million users with less than ten employees are fascinating, the artistic content is fascinating, and the reasons why people like me are so addicted to the damn thing are fascinating. Here’s a crack at why, since I think some other attempts haven’t quite captured it.

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Marriott to let guests publish hotel reviews

By Barbara De Lollis

Marriott will run the reviews on a separate site called Marriott Rewards Insiders, which currently has 25,000 members with profiles but is rapidly growing, says French, head of marketing platforms and Marriott Rewards.

Like Starwood, Marriott will confirm whether a review writer actually stayed in the hotel before publishing the review, eliminating skepticism that a bad review might come from someone looking to undermine a hotel’s reputation for whatever reason.

Also like Starwood, Marriott does not plan to offer incentives to customers to write reviews.

Initially, travelers will be able to review about 280 properties in 11 of Marriott’s top markets such as New York, Orlando, Atlanta, the Caribbean and Hawaii. Each property will get its own page, he says.

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