SPG vs Marriott?

Being sick abroad sucks, but the hotel you stay at makes all the difference. Glad I opted for the Ritz.

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I'm convinced Pepsi is still in business because of Marriott hotels. Ugh. How hard is it to switch to Coke products? *First world complaint I know...but Diet Pepsi/Pepsi is awful*

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TFW you check-in to Westin Today (Tues) and they remind you your reservation was Mon-Thurs/now cancelled...*insert cursing thoughts at self*.. Plot twist they change it free of charge 💪🏼👌🏼 Win!

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Complained about room service that made me throw up at the Sheraton and they're asking me how many SPG points I think are fair for them to give me... Any advice?

Planning a trip to los cabos for thanksgiving. Booked stay at the Sheraton. Suggestions for things to do?

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Anyone ever stay at the Sheraton Waikiki? Thoughts ?

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Staying in St.Regis with the ocean view, I must say I now feel like I'm staying in a nice hotel.#thanksSPG

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Marriott code for D?

Any Marriott PP here ? Do you find any difference from Platinum Elite ?

Is there a wifi code for westin? Here on pleasure and only gold.

Just got 10,000 SPG points for make a green choice... Glitch?

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What are the best SPG resort you have been to? Looking for a honeymoon destination.

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Favorite spg property in NYC for a girls weekend?

Marriott just gave me an elite night for my birthday. #bestgiftever

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Do Hilton hotels do a status match?

Ritz in Atlanta gave me a butler. Not sure what to ask him to do for me

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If you're in Buffalo, the Marriott in Harbor Place is great.

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Has anyone won one of the instant SPG points prizes from their recent "Pick Your Card" promo? I've played ~6 times and not one winner.

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Best SPG in Denver? Anyone in town for Phish?

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Charlotte: Westin or Marriott City Center?

About to hit SPG 75. Is it worth switching over to Marriott to build status?

I'm sure this has been asked a billion times, but what hotel group is everyone loyal to? We're SPG, but is their point system really the best?

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Aloft Boston Seaport or Westin Boston Waterfront?

New to Marriott so no status. They keep charging me for premium Internet. Is this normal? It was always comped at Starwood. I like using the faster internet :( Sometimes I want to watch Netflix

First world problems, but damn, what status do I need to be assured a king size bed at Marriott? Apparently gold isn't enough...

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Made a mistake-- chose Hilton complimentary wifi instead of $5/day premium. How to fix it???

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New Marriott Megabonus, what will you chose? 2 stays .. 5000 points or 10,000 points every 10 nights?

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Any tips on traveling to Ireland in September / October? We're flying in and out of Dublin but still building most of our 1.5 week itinerary. SPG loyal if that helps.

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FB fam - new hire here. Will be doing many travel cases. What's your take on hotels and points? Should I do SPG, Marriott, or Hilton and why? Will Marriott and SPG will be merging their systems? TIA!

Marriott gold for life peeps - do you get a card or something to acknowledge that status? About to hit it with my next stay and wondering what to expect.

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TFW you realize that SPG "my stays" could nearly replace your private calendar.

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Preferred Marriott properties in Dublin?

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Has anyone been to the W Hotel and Resort Punta DeMita?

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Vacation Question- Westin vs W (Paris)?

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Does anyone know when Marriott and SPG awards programs are going to merge?

SPG and Delta member. Use company AMEX for bookings, but want credit card that maximizes memberships and gives points. Don't spend a lot for personal travel. Chase sapphire pref or AMEX delta?

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Best SPG and Marriott in Cincinnati?

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Which SPG property is best in Charlotte? Any recommendations for what to do there for a weekend in Oct?

Best spg hotel in Taipei?

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Hate doing my expenses! Spent the morning on the phone trying to get Avis receipts because their website is a POS. And I wish we didn't need to take pictures of our Marriott receipts...

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First trip to Atlanta in a couple of weeks for a training. Staying at the Westin Peachtree. Anyone have recommendations for fun places to drink/things to do?

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Best SPG property in Hawaii?

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Anyone else notice the price hike for hotels in Chicago next week? Wtf is goin on? Hilton rooms @$2050 a night...

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I'm a platinum SPG member and the Sheraton won't give me 4pm late checkout which is fine but they won't even give me noon checkout. If I checkout at 12 instead of 11:30 will they charge me?

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What does Westin consider a standard suite?

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Have 3 Bonvoy free night certificates (35k/night), thinking of using them to go somewhere but legit have no idea where to go. Any recs for decent but “affordable” Bonvoy hotels in cool places ?

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Visiting DC- should I live at Westin Georgetown or explore the “Wharf”?

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Looking to get into skiing with the fam - any good Marriott/SPG resorts in a 2-6 hour driving radius from NYC?

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Best Marriott properties in Montreal? Any recs appreciated!

Any good hotels in Seattle? Marriott/SPG/HYATT

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Does Marriott match status from another hotel brand ?

Is there a Delta program that gives me status based on another status? Like Marriott Platinum leads to United Silver

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So I understand Marriot/SPG has more properties but for you Hyatt or Hilton loyals, have you ever had trouble finding hotels in a location you were traveling too? Thinking of picking one over Bonvoy

Had a bad experience at a Marriott location. The lights in the room kept going on and off. The cleaning lady broke my electric brush and there was dust on the tissue boxes in the bathroom.

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Found bed bugs in a Marriott resort property. What would you expect the property to do?

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Any guesses as to what's in the sink in my Marriott hotel room? Seriously, I have no idea.

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Best spg or Marriott property in Bangkok? (Absent st. Regis as it's sold out)

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Best Marriott property in downtown Houston?

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Is there a link to apply for fast track challenge for SPG platinum status?

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Average senior manager starting salary in Big 4 vs non Big 4?

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Has anybody jumped or tried to jump from Big 4 to MBB? Can it be done without MBA? 2nd year senior associate at Pwc here with 4 years at the firm.

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What's the salary range for Pharma SAE role in NYC?

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Does anyone know if anywhere in Michigan needs nonmedical volunteers for vaccine sites? I’d like to help the effort and if I get jabbed at the end that’d be a nice bonus too.

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My bff is die hard Delta fan and the only Delta flight to and from client site requires a 1-stop layover. And so he still does it? On a scale of 1 to ‘intervention time’, how crazy do you think he is?

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Which firms have the fastest career path outside of MBB and T2? I know those are up or out and they must be fast. But are there other firms that are known for promoting quickly? What is the average years to partner at your firm?

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Does any of the MBB have a decent-sized life science strategy consulting practice? (In my region, I seem to only see IQVIA LEK ZS getting the projects)

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New AWMA... curious to know what a reasonable salary expectation is and what the growth looks like for an associate within a growing ensemble. For context, background is more analytical, taking CAIA level 2 in a couple weeks, then plan on pursuing CFA.

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Resigning fish - what if you had spent more vacation days than pro-rated? Do you have to give back salaries accordingly?

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Does anyone else feel like they’re consistently having to prove themselves every day? I don’t mean usual “trying to go above and beyond at work” I mean the nagging feeling that you might get fired if you don’t accomplish every email task or chat request that may or may not be directed to you. Constantly anxious at this job.

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Just checked off another life milestone! Leaving T2 consulting helped a lot here. For reference: 34M. 6 YOE—> M7 MBA (100% Self Funded)—> 2YOE @ T2—> 2YOE independent

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So....driving to client city not flying, 3hrs away, so expensing mileage there. If I use uber once there instead of my car can I expense that, as I normally would, as opposed to expensing the mileage

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Anyone deal with post partum depression or depletion? I’m so foggy (18 months after 2nd child)

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Which of the big 4 has the best compensation? What I have heard is Deloitte has lowest base but highest bonus, EY has the highest base but lowest bonus, PwC is 2nd in base and bonus.

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Does Microsoft let you use parental leave in the 1st year? I'll be 8months in if I accept the offer

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Hello! Need this ASAP: We are having leaders in our firm talk to their employees (discussion groups) on current climate. Can you pls opine on talking points!!! I have some but need more input on what we can do better!!

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