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Yesterday, 8:37 pm
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Posted By EuropeanPete

The Peninsula can often be had for a steal, and...

The Peninsula can often be had for a steal, and is a lot more pleasant than the PH.
Yesterday, 4:50 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,163
Posted By EuropeanPete

The search continues for a good alternative to...

The search continues for a good alternative to GB/ KG for when they are over 350EUR...
Yesterday, 3:15 pm
Replies: 872
Views: 212,578
Posted By EuropeanPete

The Reef Villas are large and private with a...

The Reef Villas are large and private with a decent, practical-sized private pool. The downside is the view doesn't have any of the Bora Bora Lagoon to it and it's actually so private that it feels a...
Jun 24, 19, 11:12 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,397
Posted By EuropeanPete

I donít think that you understood the point....

I donít think that you understood the point. Brand standards cover in detail the granting of breakfast by brand within Marriott under various circumstances - those standards do not include breakfast...
Jun 24, 19, 10:48 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,397
Posted By EuropeanPete

It is a bit different though - award stays at...

It is a bit different though - award stays at Alofts for non-elites never include free breakfasts. That is the policy as designed. The breakfast is separate from the room.

If the T&Cís said that...
Jun 24, 19, 8:53 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,397
Posted By EuropeanPete

I can understand the OPís frustration, but given...

I can understand the OPís frustration, but given all the problems Marriott is having in providing the services clearly promised to its customers, I donít think condemning a property for being a bit...
Jun 23, 19, 8:11 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,552
Posted By EuropeanPete

Completely OT, but when approach, go through and...

Completely OT, but when approach, go through and are in security in Nadi airport in Fiji it is covered in signs ordering people not to joke about carrying bombs. They're almost the only...
Jun 23, 19, 6:02 pm
Replies: 1,184
Views: 146,435
Posted By EuropeanPete

Cages in Bali have been very ďinĒ on Instagram in...

Cages in Bali have been very ďinĒ on Instagram in the last couple of years. They might have been aiming at influencers, but no influencer pays $800 for dinner (or ideally, anything at all).
Jun 23, 19, 5:29 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,397
Posted By EuropeanPete

One canít really claim to be that loyal a...

One canít really claim to be that loyal a Marriott customer if one doesnít have any status at all. That sounds like more of a loyal American Express user to me.
Jun 23, 19, 4:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By EuropeanPete

Not sure there are any?

Not sure there are any?
Jun 23, 19, 10:17 am
Replies: 2,702
Views: 181,985
Posted By EuropeanPete

That lapel is extraordinary. Talk about culture...

That lapel is extraordinary. Talk about culture clash!
Jun 22, 19, 8:38 pm
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Views: 1,489
Posted By EuropeanPete

I think this is a good call. I've not been to...

I think this is a good call. I've not been to Jaiselmer since my first visit about 8 years ago, but it still scores in my top 10 least favourite places to visit, even now. It's one of those cities...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 22, 19, 8:29 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,216
Posted By EuropeanPete

I normally do 60-100 flights a year, a mix of 1/3...

I normally do 60-100 flights a year, a mix of 1/3 business, 1/3 leisure and 1/3 opportunistic leisure related to business. This year is going to be a big one though: I've just got home from a 44K...
Jun 22, 19, 7:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,544
Posted By EuropeanPete

I'd say the mark of a passable customer service...

I'd say the mark of a passable customer service organisation is when they've read your email and respond to you on a topic which at least makes some vague sense, and I have to say that BA mess that...
Jun 22, 19, 7:39 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,838
Posted By EuropeanPete

..Or to position the chain for the time which in...

..Or to position the chain for the time which in all probability is only months away when hotel occupancy takes a nose-dive as the US economy contracts. In all likelihood it's not like we're talking...
Jun 22, 19, 12:22 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 13,434
Posted By EuropeanPete

Same - as a non-US resident I have nowhere near...

Same - as a non-US resident I have nowhere near the amount of points as many others here as 100% of my points come from personal Marriott stays, but unusually Iíve already had 12 nights on points...
Jun 22, 19, 11:26 am
Replies: 1,052
Views: 77,547
Posted By EuropeanPete

I think the answer is a rhetorical question:...

I think the answer is a rhetorical question: would you want to be trying to provide customer support to Marriott customers at the moment?
Jun 22, 19, 8:14 am
Replies: 2,702
Views: 181,985
Posted By EuropeanPete

Yes, it does rather look like Your24 is never...

Yes, it does rather look like Your24 is never coming back again as a usable benefit. My last one was approved and they didnít keep a King Bed room available anyways, and the majority before that...
Jun 21, 19, 4:56 pm
Replies: 345
Views: 66,698
Posted By EuropeanPete

Given the whining from Marriott property owners...

Given the whining from Marriott property owners about having to give a free breakfast (and the creative ways they are going about nickling and diming elites), I suspect Marriott is very far from...
Jun 21, 19, 3:54 pm
Replies: 1,184
Views: 146,435
Posted By EuropeanPete

Iíd be shocked if the hotel is 80-90% points. All...

Iíd be shocked if the hotel is 80-90% points. All the signs are the hotel is targeting the Middle Eastern market who by and large always pay cash.

Letís wait and see...
Jun 21, 19, 12:56 pm
Replies: 711
Views: 85,741
Posted By EuropeanPete

Limiting it to a single transaction is really...

Limiting it to a single transaction is really pushing being cheap to new levels.
Jun 21, 19, 12:20 pm
Replies: 1,176
Views: 193,555
Posted By EuropeanPete

I have to say that Iím with Kacee on almost all...

I have to say that Iím with Kacee on almost all of the points of disagreement. The claim on room service is surely the least contentious: The SGS has 24/7 access to quality menus from 5 different...
Jun 21, 19, 9:06 am
Replies: 61
Views: 7,179
Posted By EuropeanPete

Next up: Economy passengers allowed to drink J...

Next up: Economy passengers allowed to drink J champagne, but at 500GBP a glass.
Jun 21, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 51
Views: 9,230
Posted By EuropeanPete

I always find a literal and clear review on...

I always find a literal and clear review on Tripadvisor is best (avoid histrionics at all cost)
1 Room type misleading
2 Hotel chooses to say ďtoughĒ when challenged on the matter
Probably not...
Jun 21, 19, 6:30 am
Replies: 2,702
Views: 181,985
Posted By EuropeanPete

That might explain why Iíve noticed my ambassador...

That might explain why Iíve noticed my ambassador usually doesnít actually reply to emails anymore, but instead sends new emails referring to the old one?

Gmail doesnít like this as the AI keeps...
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