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Check into the Moxy Frankfurt East and jump right into the pulsating life of Frankfurt’s dynamic Ostend district. Once a harbor and industrial zone on the east side, the area along the Hanauer Landstraße has flourished into one of the most popular districts along the Main river, attracting people with its vast array of night clubs, creative agencies, technology companies, factory outlets, car dealers and artists’ studios. With the addition of the new European Central Bank (ECB) building the area was given another significant boost, while attractive apartments and trendy restaurants continue to pop up all around. So it’s only fitting that the new Moxy Frankfurt East should open its doors here this September as well. With a façade that shimmers like gold, the hotel is eye-catching from the outside, and has a casual industrial chic interior. As our guest you can connect to the in-house high-speed Wi-Fi network immediately, and then get comfortable in one of the lounges to play games with other guests or order pizza to the hotel in the evening.

 

Visible from a distance, the landmark and symbol of the gentrification of Frankfurt’s Ostend district is undoubtedly the double towers of the ECB, which Austrian architects Coop Himmelb(l)au linked to the historical building of the old market hall in a spectacular way. Currently 1,100 bankers are based here – even though many have stayed in the old building downtown – and they can enjoy the view of the Main River and the inspiring surroundings. The city has built a park for skaters and BMX bikers on the side facing the river, which attracts ambitious athletes all week long.

 

Art can be found in the immediate neighborhood of the Moxy hotel as well. Atelier Frankfurt is home to around 200 artists and also houses the studio of artist Tobias Rehberger, who became famous for his dazzle camouflage interior and now shapes the city’s party life in and around his studio. The showroom of Morgen Architecture is situated in the same building complex – a must for design fans. Only a few steps away is the Schwedlersee – an artificial lake in the center of the east harbor that is the club pool of the Frankfurt swimming society founded in 1891 – here you can sip your beer unpretentiously in the open air (but only on Sundays in summer). Please note: The sporadic parties taking place here are among the most epic in town!

 

And should the fall have a few warm hours of sunshine left in store, we recommend a visit to the Blaues Wasser restaurant: What looks like a dive bar on the outside is actually a restaurant with patios, a loggia and bar, situated right on the Main river. This place radiates the flair of a lovely fish restaurant at the docks of Athens – the perfect place to enjoy a fine gin and tonic with a view of the water and the busyness of Frankfurt’s east harbor.

 

Angela O.

Moxy Frankfurt East

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  • From September 24 - December 16, 2017, Enjoy a modern stay at the Renaissance Hamburg Hotel, near vibrant nightlife, great shopping at Alsterhaus and more.

Choosing the perfect gift card is now easier. We invite you to discover our newly redesigned gift card collection and quickly see the brands your points can bring.

 

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Heads up, Android users: We’re excited to announce the launch of the completely redesigned Marriott Mobile App for Android! Thanks to your feedback, you can do so much more with the new app, like:

                      • Check out your reservations and loyalty info—even when you’re offline.
                      • Search hotels near an address or point of interest.
                      • Save and manage your favorite hotels to make it faster and easier to book your stays.
                      • Get relevant, personalized info during your stay, so hotel info, Mobile Check-In and Mobile Requests are ready to go when you are.
                      • And lots more.

Get the new Marriott Mobile App on the Google Play store.

Save the dates. We’re giving you an exclusive sneak peek at our great #RewardsPoints earning opportunities for the remainder of September, including Extra Points Sundays—answer NFL trivia on Twitter to earn points every Sunday! Engage with them all and you could earn 2,000+ points this month. And with this heads up, you can make sure you don’t miss any of them.

 

First, make sure you connect your social accounts with Marriott Rewards. Then just engage with our #RewardsPoints posts on Twitter to get points added to your account instantly. It’s as easy as that!

 

A #RewardsPoints calendar for October will be shared soon – be on the lookout!

 

Happy posting,

Marriott Rewards Insiders Community Managers

Insiders, ready to kick off football season? As you may already know, we’ve teamed up with the NFL to help you experience the game [FN1] like never before—on and off the field. From heart-pounding experiences to exclusive fan discounts, here are just some of the ways you can get in on the action:

 

Moments: Use points to get in on warmups on the field, meet legendary players, score suite seats to the biggest games and more. Explore all NFL experiences.

 

Courtyard’s Super Bowl Sleepover: Enter to win a chance to wake up in a custom Courtyard Suite inside the stadium at Super Bowl LII. Enter now.

 

NFLShop.com discount: Save on all the gear to cheer on your favorite team with an exclusive 10% discount at NFLShop.com. Shop now.

 

Extra Points Sundays: Test your football IQ every week with our trivia on Twitter and tag your answer with #RewardsPoints to get up to 1,000 bonus points for correct answers. Connect your account to get started.

 

What are you looking forward to most this football season? Let us know in the comments below. We have a lot more exciting things planned for this season and beyond.

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Share your Insider travel adventures to Brazil by commenting on this post and you could earn points.*

 

The thousandth Courtyard in the world chose Recife, the capital of Pernambuco in the northeast of Brazil, to be its home. Pernambuco is by its nature multicultural: it was historically home to Portuguese, Dutch, Afro-descendants and Indigenous groups. All contributed to form this diverse cultural mass. You can find everything in Pernambuco: people of all kinds, places to suit all tastes, and public spaces for all kinds of events. Added to this is the state's breathtaking natural beauty. From the coast to the interior you’ll find cities boasting colonial architecture, untouched beaches, and culture everywhere.

 

Pernambuco's cuisine was born from the wonderful balance between Portuguese, Indian and African cuisines. Land of sugarcane, Pernambuco saw the birth of its fascination with sweets in the "Big House" (which served as residence for the Lord of the operation, his family and servants that were responsible for turning sugarcane into sugar and honey). From the coast come the fish and crustaceans. From the interior come the carne de sol (literally meat of the sun), the queijo de coalho (typical cheese of the region) and goat. The combination of tastes made Recife the first gastronomic pole of the North and Northeast of Brazil and the third of Brazil. Not to be missed, a true festival of flavors is available to our guests who can sample everything from delicious home-cooked food to sophisticated international cuisine at The Bistro, Courtyard Recife's restaurant.

 

In Recife there are restaurants that specialize in mixing the culinary tradition of the country side with the international, giving rise to very tasty and sophisticated dishes. In the breakfast buffet at the Courtyard by Marriott Boa Viagem, tourists will find local items that are worth trying out like Cuscuz (corn masa cake), Tapioca, Bolo de Rolo (fine rolled-up cake with guava jam filling) and Cartola (fried banana with cheese, sugar and cinnamon).

 

Recife's historic downtown, the most traditional neighborhood in the capital of Pernambuco, is a cultural and entertainment center, a must-visit for our visitors. There are bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and handicrafts fairs, as well as the landmark that marks the original center of the city and the first synagogue in the Americas, Kahal Zur Israel, built in 1637 by Jews who came from Amsterdam to live in Recife. The state capital also stands out for its pioneering cinematography and for being the birthplace of creative and enterprising talents. Every year the city of Recife serves as the stage for Brazil's national cinema.

 

The historic site of Olinda, sister city to Recife, is a separate attraction for those thirsty for culture. One of the most important architectural areas in the country, Olinda received the title of World Cultural Heritage, granted by UNESCO, and the first Brazilian capital of culture. The old houses and the charming hillsides contribute to the charm of the city, which is also the stage of one of the most popular festivals in Brazil: the Carnival.

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During your visit, we hope that you stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Recife Boa Viagem and enjoy the best that Recife has to offer. While you're in town, ask our Front Desk team how you can make the most out of your stay in Recife. We're sure you'll find the perfect tour for your trip. 

 

Courtyard Recife Front Desk

Courtyard Recife Boa Viagem

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Communities in the U.S. and the Caribbean have felt the impact of two powerful Hurricanes. Now let’s rise up together to show the world the impact we can make together. 

 

Show how much you care by donating your Marriott Rewards points to aid relief efforts for those affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. Giving is easy. Visit the Marriott Rewards hurricane relief web page to make your impact today.

 

To jumpstart efforts, Marriott International and The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation are each making a $250,000 contribution, for a total $500,000 contribution, to the American Red Cross in support of U.S. and international Hurricane Irma relief efforts. This is in addition to the $250,000 contribution from each, for a total $500,000 contribution, towards Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Please join us in this worthy cause by donating points today.

 


 

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Share your Insider travel adventures to Delaware by commenting on this post and you could earn points.*

 

All things Fall are already upon us as another memorable Summer comes to an end. Beach fun doesn’t end with the warm weather, and at Bethany Beach Ocean Suites we are welcoming fall with our Bewitching Weekend. Witches and warlocks will enchant and delight you and your little ones at this family event, October 20-22, 2017. Throughout the weekend, our guests will experience a fun-filled schedule of Halloween-themed activities taking place throughout this oceanfront all-suite property.

 

The spooky weekend will be brimming with magic potions, silly tricks, tasty treats, and special appearances. Designed with families in mind, Bewitching Weekend is a perfect opportunity to create lasting memories at Bethany Beach. Souvenir photos and fun surprises are included all weekend long, ensuring a trip your children will remember forever.

 

What to expect: Upon arrival, all little goblins and ghouls will be welcomed to the hotel with a surprise gift bag filled with fun treats and toys. The weekend kicks off Friday evening with a spooky pool party. Children will be delighted with a special guest appearance from our favorite mermaid friends, dressed up in their best Halloween attire. The night ends with a Halloween movie screening on the pool deck at 7:00PM, complete with popcorn, candy, and witches brew.

 

The festivities continue Saturday afternoon with a costume contest at noon, magic show at 12:30PM, and Halloween carnival beginning at 2:00PM. Create a spooky craft to take home, have your face painted while you sip magic potions, and win prizes at games like the Tombstone Toss. The carnival is full of tricks and has plenty of treats to help you celebrate a silly and spooky Halloween! This ghoulish weekend is the perfect way to welcome Fall and celebrate with your family. We hope you will come join us for our Bewitching Weekend in Bethany Beach, October 20-22, 2017.

 

Allyson K.

Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Residence Inn

*No pur nec. 18+ Ends 1/4/18 Rules: http://bit.ly/2viBwr8

 

Get up-close with Imagine Dragons and catch an exclusive glimpse of their concert at the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park—available only on Facebook LIVE. Tune in this Friday, September 8th at 9:30 a.m. EDT and get ready to rock.

 

Want more? Use your points for members-only access to exclusive music Moments from JAY-Z, to Katy Perry, to Fall Out Boy and more. Discover them all at Marriott Rewards Moments

 

Save the date and tune in this Friday, September 8th at 9:30 a.m. EDT

 

Insiders, we're sharing the news here first that you can register now to earn a free night after just two qualifying stays. MegaBonus really builds from there, as we’ve tailored additional offers for you based on your activity with Marriott Rewards. You could have the opportunity to unlock up to two more points-based offers, and the earning opportunity is unlimited.

 

You must register by November 30, 2017 to achieve the base offer of a free night after two stays. We will notify you by email if you’re eligible to unlock another offer, or go to Promo Central to find out right away. You then have two weeks to register for and unlock your personal offer. Qualifying stays must be at any of our participating hotels and resorts worldwide between September 12 and January 15, 2018. Book direct to get our lowest rates worldwide.

 

We're loving your comments on your thoughts about Fall MegaBonus! For anyone having trouble registering please call Rewards Customer Service at 1-801-468-4000 (Members located outside the U.S. and Canada can find the appropriate Customer Service number here: Marriott Rewards Phone Number and Customer Service Information).

Huddle up Insiders,

 

Tailgate season is here. Cheer on your favorite team with great items during the one-day Marriott Rewards Tailgate Flash Sale.

 

Beginning today at 12 noon EDT:

Score big and save up to 50% when you redeem points for the best brand names in the game:

 

YETI Hopper Two 20

Regular Redemption Rate: 85,000 points

Flash Sale Rate: 42,500 points

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Weber Jumbo Joe 18" Portable Charcoal Grill

Regular Redemption Rate: 22,500 points

Flash Sale Rate: 12,500 points

 

Ray-Ban Polarized New Wayfarer Sunglasses

Regular Redemption Rate: 55,000 points

Flash Sale Rate: 27,500 points

 

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II

Regular Redemption Rate: 50,000 points

Flash Sale Rate: 25,000 points

 

LG 55” LED 4K UHD Smart TV

Regular Redemption Rate: 230,000 points

Flash Sale Rate: 115,000 points

 

Ready? Break!

 

Preview all the deals.

Hey Insiders, get ready for fall with these exclusive cardmember offers. Whether you’re planning an autumn getaway or looking to refresh your home style, now’s the time to save. Here are some deals we think you’ll love:

 

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Save 20% on Napa Valley Film Festival passes: Meet filmmakers, watch indie films, catch studio previews and make an entrance with your exclusive invitation to the Festival Gala. Watch 2016 highlights and learn about this year’s event, November 8 to 12, 2017: Get your passes.

 

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Save 30% and earn double points at Moxy NYC Times Square: Be in the heart of it all with great rates and double points (on top of any points you’re earning with other promos). High tech and design-forward, this chic hotel has everything you need for a great stay:

  • Fast and free Wi-Fi, including personal screen-casting so you can stream Netflix, Hulu, Pandora and more in your room.
  • Comfortable beds, flexible furniture and oversized showers.
  • NYC’s largest indoor-outdoor rooftop bar with skyline views

 

Do it all and more in Midtown Manhattan. Book now

 

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Save 35% on Collect Renaissance goods: Get everything you love at Renaissance hotels and bring them home. Luxurious beds, sumptuous linens, combed cotton piqué towels, endless pillows—save on your entire Collect Renaissance order on ShopMarriott through August 31, 2017.

Shop now

 

Not a Cardmember? Earn 80,000 bonus points. Plus a Free Night Stay each Anniversary Year and earn unlimited points toward your next trip. Learn More

Insiders, this is a rare opportunity to join New York’s style elite for New York Fashion Week! The VIP packages on our Moments site are right at the epicenter of gorgeous:

 

Package one: Italian brothers and designers Giuliano Calza and Giordano Calza of GCDS PRESENTED BY MADE debut their playful SS18 spring collection of coveted streetwear beloved by “it” girls Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin. The label’s eccentric, bold graphics, colors and patchwork combined with daring denims are sure to wow the crowd. This exclusive event for two is on September 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Don’t miss this chance. Bid now!

 

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Package two:  Design darlings Mark Badgley and James Mischka (hailed by Vogue as one of the “Top 10 American Designers”) debut their SS18 spring collection of glamorous, stylish evening wear and accessories. Their impeccable attention to detail will surely turn heads when this collection hits the runway. Snag instant access or elevate the experience with premium seats and a meet and greet with the designers. This exclusive event for two is on September 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Be sure to bid now!

Hey Insiders, this week we’re highlighting some of your chances to meet living legends, the best in the business and more. You might just have to pinch yourself with some of these experiences.

 

Enjoy a Three-Day Trip to Golf with Michelin-Star Chefs and Dine at DANIEL and Per Se

 

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Kick off three days of spectacular cuisine and pristine greens with a four-course tasting menu and wine pairings at acclaimed restaurant, DANIEL. The next night dig in for an inventive nine-course tasting menu at Per Se, including an exclusive tour of the famed kitchen. On day three, conquer the course with culinary giants in the Marriott Rewards foursome, including notable Chef & Daniel Humm protégé, James Kent, at the Ment’or Golf Event. The Ment’or organization was founded by Chefs Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, and Jérôme Bocuse and is devoted to inspiring culinary excellence. The founding chefs will be in attendance.

Bid points now

 

 

Sculpt, Tone, & Talk Nutrition at modelFIT with a Three-Night Stay at MOXY NYC Times Square

 

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Experience three VIP fitness sessions at modelFIT, the hottest studio in NYC to tone, lengthen, and sculpt your body! After celeb-spotting and squats among fellow Marriott Rewards members, you’ll have the opportunity to sit down with a modelFIT nutritionist to create a wellness plan starting from the inside out. Afterward, refresh and recharge back at the brand new chic and modern MOXY hotel in the heart of Times Square.

Bid points now

 

 

Train with USA Swimming Legends at the Olympic Training Center

 

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Enjoy a weekend on the campus of the iconic U.S. Olympic Training Center, where you’ll live, eat and train like a national team athlete. Train in the world-renowned Olympic Training Complex Aquatic Center—a state-of-the-art facility containing a 50m by 25m pool that is equipped with every conceivable training aid. Learn from one of the top swim coaches in the world and get a chance to meet USA Swimming champions.

Bid points now

 

 

Master the Art of Nature Photography with a Two Night Stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

 

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Explore nature through a completely different lens. Join Jad Davenport, award-winning journalist and photographer for National Geographic, for a multisensory journey of food and photography at luxurious The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch. Against the backdrop of the vibrant, peak fall colors of the Rocky Mountains, discover how to capture the perfect image.

Bid points now

 

 

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