Marriott Isn’t Introducing Free Platinum Member Breakfast At Courtyards After All

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Well this is disappointing. Earlier I wrote about Marriott revealing what the Platinum welcome amenities will look like under the new Marriott loyalty program. All things considered the new Platinum amenities seem fair to me, though it sure is complicated, which is my biggest complaint about the new Marriott program. When defining Platinum amenities they break the world into two regions, and break hotels down into 38 different groups. That means there are 76 different Platinum welcome amenity policies. Is that really necessary?!

There’s one thing about the chart that I find especially strange, though, which contradicts what we were told in the past. The chart indicates that Platinum members staying at Courtyard properties have the following choices for welcome amenities: