Could Marriott And/Or Starwood Devalue Mileage Transfers Without Notice?

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Yesterday I posted about the rumored details of a new combined Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest program. Marriott’s CEO has publicly confirmed that a single loyalty program will be formed in the second half of this year, and based on the information that came out yesterday, it looks like it may be sooner rather than later.

I have no firsthand information here, but based on what’s being rumored, the new program will launch in August, will have five elite tiers, and will have a revenue requirement for the top status. A new program is potentially just a few months away, so it’s pretty crazy that we don’t know the details yet.

On that post, one reader left the following alarming comment: