108057 21 Nov 2018

Marriott International Provides Exclusive Access for Loyalty Members during the Adrenaline Fuel Grand Prix Race Weekend

Unveils unique experiences at the 10th Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix through its partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

Marriott International will provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to members of its award-winning loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), who redeemed their points for Moments, to get up close and personal with Finnish Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport driver, Valtteri Bottas. As part of its partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, racing enthusiasts will get access to the racer with a unique opportunity to interact with the driver during the 2018 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The winner of the Marriott Simulator Challenge happening between 15 and 25 November at The Village, at Le Méridien Abu Dhabi will have the opportunity to go head-to-head with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport driver on a racing simulator during the exclusive reception at the Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi. For more information on the Marriott Simulator Challenge, visit http://bit.ly/MarriottAbuDhabi

Taking place between 22 and 25 November at the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, Marriott International’s loyalty members will be able to catch all the excitement of an adrenaline-fueled race weekend. The Marriott Garage, located in the F1 Fanzone at the Yas Marina Circuit, will host four racing simulators with prizes to be won every day and an exclusive sweepstakes for UAE racing fans enrolling into Marriott International’s loyalty programs. For more information on the sweepstakes, visit http://bit.ly/MarriottSweepstakes. Finally, guests staying at participating hotels from Marriott International’s portfolio in Abu Dhabi will be in pole position all weekend with an energizing ‘Driver’s Breakfast’ specially created in collaboration with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport nutritionists.

This unforgettable experience comes hot on the heels of Marriott International’s recent unveiling of its unified set of benefits across Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) for members of its incredibly rich hospitality loyalty program.

“We are committed to creating memories that connect with our members through their passions. Our partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, has enabled us to create a truly special experience so we can be the catalyst for building memories that last a lifetime and capture the hearts of racing fanatics,” said Neal Jones, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International.

With the new unified loyalty program, members can now earn on average 20 percent more points per dollar spent and have their Elite status recognized consistently at every hotel as they indulge in the elevated benefits they’ve earned. The Moments experiential platform now includes more than 110,000 experiences across 1,000 destinations, from must-see attraction tickets and tours for purchase with cash by all guests, to once-in-a-lifetime events only available to members using points, including the new bespoke Moments Live event series

To sign up and be a part of Marriott International’s loyalty program which includes Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG, please visit: members.marriott.com. For more information on Moments and experience more once-in-a-lifetime experiences from around the world, visit: https://www.moments.marriottrewards.com/


About Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards

Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, SPG, and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards – unite 29 unique and iconic global brands and over 6,700 distinctive properties in 130 countries and territories around the world, providing members with endless inspiration to travel the world. The programs, operating under one set of unparalleled benefits, enable more 110 million members to earn points toward free hotel stays, and achieve Elite status faster than ever, seamlessly and easily book or redeem points for stays throughout the portfolio. To enhance their travels, member may also indulge in 120,000 experiences offered on moments.marriott.com. When booking direct on Marriott.com, SPG.com or any of Marriott’s mobile apps, members can take advantage of exclusive Member Rates, free and enhanced Wi-Fi, mobile check-in and checkout, Mobile Requests and, wherever available, Mobile Key. To enroll for free or for more information about the programs, visit Marriott.com orSPG.com. Travelers can also connect with Marriott Rewards on FacebookTwitter and Instagram and learn more about #spglife on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.