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Marriott International ( is celebrating its newly unveiled travel program Marriott Bonvoy (, with thoughtfully curated, member only experiences in South Africa. Built on the belief that travel enriches the world and connects people, Marriott Bonvoy offers an extraordinary portfolio of global brands in 130 countries and territories providing endless inspiration for members to keep traveling with passion and purpose. Under one set of unified benefits, Marriott Bonvoy simplifies rewards and offers members a holistic travel experience encompassing much more than a hotel stay. 

“The introduction of Marriott Bonvoy is a significant milestone for our company and we are committed to elevating the Marriott Bonvoy program by bringing members more of what they love most whether they are at home or traveling,” said Neal Jones, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “We are excited to bring these very special experiences that fuel the passions of our members in South Africa and hope that these create memorable moments that will win us their continued loyalty.”

One of the many sought after benefits Marriott Bonvoy offers, is unmatched access and special member only experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments – the travel program’s experiential platform – that allows members to bid with their Marriott Bonvoy points. Marriott Bonvoy Moments is currently featuring two exclusive experiences that throw a spotlight on South Africa and provide a distinctive point of view on the destination. 

Swing for a cause at the Marriott Bonvoy Golf Day powered by Reach For A Dream Foundation

Marriott Bonvoy members have the opportunity to bid their points for a round of golf at the award-winning 18-hole, Par 72 Championship golf course at African Pride Arabella Hotel & Spa, Autograph Collection in Kleinmond, South Africa. The experience which will be held on 10thMay 2019, includes a one-night stay at the stunning resort, a round of golf amidst pristine fairways and putting greens, live entertainment and food and beverages throughout the day. Curated in conjunction with Reach For A Dream Foundation, an NGO that helps children with life-threatening illnesses live out their dreams, Marriott Bonvoy has committed all proceeds from the day to go to the foundation.

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Master the art of South African braai with a master class 

If food is your passion, indulge in an epic South African culinary experience on 11thMay 2019. Learn the art of making a delicious braai with a hands-on master class with celebrity MasterChef South Africa Judge, Pete Goffe-Wood, and enjoy the deliciously appetizing creations at an exclusive Chef’s Table. Experience also includes a one-night stay in a Deluxe room at the beautiful Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Cape Town.

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About Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Bonvoy ( is the new travel program replacing Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) starting February 2019. Comprised of a portfolio of 30 hotel brands, members can earn and redeem points for hotel stays and accelerate the points they earn with co-branded credit cards from Emirates NBD and Mastercard® in the UAE. The program offers 120,000 destination tours and adventures on Marriott Bonvoy Moments. When members book direct on they receive perks including free and enhanced Wi-Fi and exclusivemember-only rates, and on the Marriott app they enjoy mobile check-in and checkout, Mobile Requests and, wherever available, Mobile Key. To enroll for free or for more information about Marriott Bonvoy, visit To download the Marriott app, go here ( Travelers can also connect with Marriott Bonvoy on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram ( 

About Marriott International Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) ( is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,900 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 130 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company now offers one travel program, Marriott BonvoyTM, replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®(SPG). For more information, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.

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