BETHESDA, Md., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been said breakfast is the most important meal of the day and now it's on us. Beginning June 22nd, Marriott Rewards Gold and Platinum Elite members and a guest will receive complimentary continental breakfast* seven days a week at participating JW Marriott®, Autograph Collection® , Renaissance® and Marriott® Hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Any time the lounge is closed, Gold and Platinum Elite members will have a choice of continental breakfast for two in the hotels' restaurant or 750 points**. As always, outside the U.S. and Canada, they'll receive free continental breakfast daily at participating hotels.
"Taking care of our best guests is our most important mission. While we have been offering complimentary breakfast on the weekdays in our concierge lounges for three decades, we think our members will find great value in receiving complimentary breakfast every day of the week," said Ed French, senior vice president, Marriott Rewards.
Marriott Rewards is free to join and has no blackout dates***. Members can earn and redeem points at 3,700 hotels in 14 distinctive brands around the world. Members can also redeem points for frequent flyer miles, cruises, car rentals, merchandise and more.
Marriott Rewards has won the Freddie Award for "Best Hotel Rewards Program in the Americas" six years in a row and the 2011 and 2010 Frequent Travel Award for "Best Hotel Rewards Program." It has been named best hotel rewards program by the readers of About.com, Business Traveler, Global Traveler, Executive Travel and BusinessWeek magazines.
For information about Marriott Rewards, guests can call 1-800-450-4442 or log onto MarriottRewards.com.
*Resorts are excluded. Complete terms & conditions will be available when the program begins.
**A limited number of hotels do not provide free continental breakfast in the hotel restaurant in the event the lounge is closed, but do offer 1,000 points in lieu of breakfast."
***Hotels may limit the number of standard rooms available for redemption on a limited number of days. All Marriott Rewards program terms and conditions apply.
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