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Old Aug 2, 04, 11:16 am   #1
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Does Marriott Status Match?

I am a Diamond with Hyatt and have been sort of frustrated with their service lately. I was wondering, if I Marriott matches status and give me a chance to switch to them.

PLease share if anyone has had any success getting status matched.

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Old Aug 2, 04, 11:55 am   #2
  
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Originally Posted by klakhav
I am a Diamond with Hyatt and have been sort of frustrated with their service lately. I was wondering, if I Marriott matches status and give me a chance to switch to them.

PLease share if anyone has had any success getting status matched.

Thank you
You will find you answer here....

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/search.php
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Old Aug 2, 04, 7:05 pm   #3
  
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Originally Posted by klakhav
I am a Diamond with Hyatt and have been sort of frustrated with their service lately. I was wondering, if I Marriott matches status and give me a chance to switch to them.

PLease share if anyone has had any success getting status matched.

Thank you
Marriott does not match.
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Old Aug 5, 04, 4:38 am   #4
  
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Marriott does not match.
Marriott generally does not match, but some posters have reported success.

I recommend you take longing4piedmont's suggestion and do a search.
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Old Aug 9, 04, 2:45 pm   #5
  
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Old Aug 9, 04, 3:24 pm   #6
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Marriott does not match.
I didn't get a match, but I did get a comp to platinum (!). At the time, I was Diamond with Hilton, and I had a history of doing business w/Marriott, as well as future plans. I spoke with the folks at SLC, and wound up mailing all my documentation, along with a cover letter.

I was polite, and asked them for some consideration --- I expected Gold and got Platinum.

PS - I've put in over 90 nights since then, so I guess it was a pretty good gamble on their part.
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Old Aug 9, 04, 4:07 pm   #7
  
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Some are lucky and some are not. We sent in everything (HHDiamond) was staying at a full-service Marriot and they wouldn't do anything. We now have over 100 nights at Hilton with only 6 at a Marriot. Give it a try with Marriot.
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