Marriott International has introduced a number of redemption opportunities for its loyalty programme members, allowing them to exchange their points for unparalleled experiences.
The latest destinations on its loyalty programme give members the opportunity to be whisked away to Milan with Etihad Airways to attend Milan Fashion Week, offering them a glimpse into the work of high fashion designs and star-studded soirees. The experience includes round trip business class tickets for two people from Abu Dhabi to Milan, passes to a Milan Fashion Week show and a five-night stay at the iconic Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Milan.
Those wishing to explore their culinary skills can opt for an epic South African culinary experience and learn the art of making a delicious braai with a hands-on master class with celebrity Master Chef South Africa Judge Peter Goffe-Wood. The experience also includes a familiarisation to authentic farm life at Irene Dairy and an ice cream making session, together with a stay at the scenic African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection.
Thrill seekers can choose to embark on a three-day journey to Jordan, joining a group of journalists on a one-of-a-kind trip to the seaside escape of Al Manara, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Saraya Aqaba. Features include a pampering spa treatment and epicurean experiences to immerse members in Jordan’s rich cultural traditions, a trip to the stunning archaeological site of Petra and a night under the stars in a luxury tent in the Wadi Rum desert.
Finally, for those looking to experience a romantic getaway, Marriott offers wonderful experiences across the Indian Ocean Islands. Members can stay at the spectacular St. Regis Mauritius, enjoy a helicopter ride over the island with breathtaking views of Le Morne or indulge in a tranquil ‘7 Steps to Heaven’ experience at The Westin Turtle Bay Mauritius, which includes skydiving for two people.