Used my points to stay at a Marriott property for the night. The checkout bill said $0 but my credit card was still charged by mistake and the manager has agreed to reverse. How many points?
Those with Bonvoy Ambassadors, what are some things they have done to go above and beyond for you? Was there any additional cost to those things? Looking to make our “supposed to be honeymoon” trip special and would love some ideas of things that are feaseablw
We all try to eat local, but schedule or energy prevents it...i just had the best penne carbonara at the Le Meriden Stuttgart. Any dishes you are actually excited to order room service at SPG?
Best Chicago SPG hotel? Anyone tried the Gwen?
Hotel Recommendations for LA? Client recommends JW Marriott LA Live. Is there an SPG you guys would pick over this one?
Sounds like you aren't focused on earning points, but big thing with Residence Inn and Town Place Suites is that you earn half as many points as all other properties. Courtyard, Fairfield, and Spring Hill Suites are on the lower end, safe bet is to go for whichever is newest/most recently renovated. JW Marriotts are generally the best (without getting into the Ritz and Edition properties), followed by Renaissance, then generic Marriotts and Autograph. Since Autographs were former independent hotels, quality can vary a lot by property, but they can be quirkier. https://skift.com/2016/09/21/every-one-of-marriotts-30-hotel-brands-explained/
Sooooo glad to go back to industry. Similar pay and no more airports/travel in my life. I win. ✌️🎉🙅♀️ Only thing I’ll miss is that Westin heavenly bed. But I can buy one if those 😬
I often use corporate rates for personal travel and in a sample size of 20 hotels across Hyatt and Marriott, I’ve only been asked for my work badge once at a Courtyard (or possibly Fairfield). I’m leaving my firm soon, but tempted to continue to use the corporate rate after I leave since they so infrequently check. Has anyone had any experience with this?
Never ski'd out west. Best Marriott or SPG property to book and where? Prefer ski-in/ski-out ⛷⛷
What the hell Marriott...Renaissance Downtown Chicago is so stupid. Not one room has a computer desk.
Does anyone leave a cash tip in the Marriott Concierge lounge after each visit? They used to have a "tip jar" but removed it -- now I see people hand the attendant cash.
Best SPG hotel in Manhattan?
Yes, we know SPG and Marriot have merged, and how excited you are that you now have Platinum/Diamond/Kryptonite/Tesseract status on both, which entitles you to free lobotomies. Such excite, much wow
One way to view people who are skeptical of the prevalence of racism is that it's sort of encouraging that there are people out there living lives that are unaffected by something that need not exist
Why can’t Skype tell everyone how long I’ve been ONline? Always calling me out when I’ve been away for 26 hours but I get zero props for being up all night building this masterpiece of a deck...
Tips from other sober consultants on how to exude that it's not a big deal? 23 and recently decided to quit drinking but want to minimize the "WTF?" reactions from coworkers.
Anyone moved from Consulting to FAANG? What are the pros and cons?
Might get an offer at Google for Program Manager role (non-tech). Not sure if I should take it up as I have an analytics background and want to be involved in tech side of things.
But I am tired of long hours (60-70hrs a week) in my current team and dont want to continue down the path as its not sustainable in long term.
YOE - 5 Years
Title - Manager - recently promoted
TC -$150k at Manager EY
Reached peak consultant today - created a google form to organize a ski trip with some friends.
Has anyone transferred to San Francisco and received a salary bump for COL? I’m an International Tax Manager making $120k in the northeast and I’d love to move
Would it still be worth doing an MBA (prob columbia) if goal is to ultimately manage portfolios? Currently a CFA charterholder at a mutual fund. Would be ~5years before getting own coverage as a research analyst.
Is anybody else watching Luis Miguel La serie???
Interviewing for a corporate role with National Veterinary Associates. Curious on culture, environment, and general outlook. Appreciate any thoughts!!
I feel physical pain when I have to reject someone who is interested in me for a relationship.
Can men and women really just be friends? I always hear "he doesn't just want to be your friend".
Thoughts on Uber???? One of my friends at The MBB Group (not to be confused with mck, bcg, and Bain) predicts Lyft will buy them out.
And then the first assignment hits.
High school reunion coming up... is it horrible I'm using it as a possible opportunity to propspect? Lol
McKinsey 🐠: Are first round interviewers always from the office you are applying to? What about second round interviewers?
Considering investing in a business with some family members. What is EY's policy on that and how can I check against independence? It's a franchise, non public.
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