As I’m sure you’re already well aware, Marriott released the new unified award chart that will go into effect on August 1st. I’ve seen a number of changes both good and bad, but I’ll leave that commentary to the other experts out there that have already covered this in great length.
Being the data nerd that I am, I decided to take a deeper look at the changes.
Which countries were reduced the most?
- Uruguay realized the highest reduction in redemption rates at an average of (5,750)
- Barbados = (5,000)
- Guinea = (5,000)
- Trinidad and Tobago = (5,000)
- Taiwan = (5,000)
Which countries were increased the most?
- British Virgin Islands realized the highest increase in redemption rates at an average of 15,000
- Seychelles = 14,000
- Cayman Islands = 11,333
- Macedonia = 7,500
- Rwanda = 7,500
Which brands were reduced the most?
- The Element brand realized the highest reduction in redemption rates at an average of (4,000)
- St. Regis = (3,659)
- W Hotels = (2,774)
- Aloft = (2,586)
- Residence Inn = (2,374)
Which brands were increased the most?
- The Marriott Vacation Club brand realized the highest increase in redemption rates at an average of 7,813
- VISTA = 7,579
- Ritz-Carlton = 3,138
- JW Marriott = 2,262
- Autograph Collection = 1,728
Which individual properties were reduced the most?
- Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Napa Valley = (30,000)
- The St. Regis San Francisco = (30,000)
- W Bali – Seminyak = (30,000)
- The St. Regis Astana = (25,000)
- AC Hotel Irla = (12,500)
Which individual properties were increased the most?
- Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection = 40,000
- Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete = 25,000
- The St. Regis Rome = 25,000
- The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas, Beaver Creek Mountain = 24,000
- Marriott’s Club Son Antem = 20,000
If you’d like to take a look at the data yourself and mess around with it, here is the link. Just note that you’ll have to save down a copy before you can edit.
Featured image courtesy of The Telegraph