Immersive experiences is what happens when you join Marriott

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From mastering the art of South African braai, to learning to spin like a DJ, mixing the perfect cocktail, or tickets to a private concert by the famed South African band Mi Casa, Marriott Rewards members can now immerse themselves and get access to all this and more.

Marriott International has unfolded an exciting array of thoughtfully curated experiences especially for its loyalty members in South Africa. Whether its cooking, music or mixology, the company provides members of its award winning loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, an opportunity to use their points and pursue their passions to make travel more rewarding.

“We are committed to creating unforgettable moments for our loyal members, and what better way to do that than to connect with them through their passions,” said Neal Jones Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International.

Marriott International offers three Loyalty Program brands: Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®). All Loyalty Program brands offer the same tiers and benefits giving you easier access and more opportunities to:
* Earn and redeem with 6,700+ hotels across 29 brands,
* Enjoy elevated Elite benefits and consistent status recognition at all Participating Properties across 29 brands,
* Simplify – one account, profile, login, Points balance and Elite Night balance, and
* Seamlessly access everything through our Websites and apps, and when you call Member Support.

“This is an opportunity for us to engage with our loyal members and build a strong emotional connection with them by creating a once-in-a lifetime experience while amplifying the benefits of our loyalty programs. Through these very special and enriching experiences, we want our members to carry back a memory that ties back to the destination and our brands.”

Immersive experiences membership:

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: For more information on Moments and access to more once-in-a-lifetime experiences from around the world, visit:

Some of the incredible experiences available to loyalty members on the Marriott International Moments platform include the following:

Master the art of South African braai with a masterclass

Indulge in 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. Experience also includes a familiarization 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.

Shake it up with a mixology masterclass and enjoy access to a private performance by Mi Casa

Shake up some amazing cocktails and learn to make inspired cocktails with a private mixology masterclass with expert Diageo bartenders. Keep the party going with access to a private concert by the world-famous South African band, Mi Casa and get up close and personal with the band during a pre-show exclusive meet and greet. Relax after an exciting day with an overnight stay in an Executive Suite at the trendy Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! By Marriott, Menlyn.

Mix your music, spin your beat and feel like a star!

Learn to spin the hottest beats and master the tricks of mixing your own music with a private DJ masterclass with expert DJs from the Soul Candi Institute of Music. Swing into the night with access to an electrifying performance by the world-famous South African band, Mi Casa. Get up close and personal with the band during a pre-show meet and greet. What is more, get your share of fame and feel like a star with 10 minutes on stage under the spotlight during the concert while your friends to cheer you on! Call it a day with an overnight stay in an Executive Suite at the trendy Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! By Marriott Menlyn. And if that is not enough, participate in a member only DJ 101 course from The Soul Candi Institute of Music & Boston City Campus.

To secure your moment logon to Moments Marriott Rewards and avoid dissappointment.

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    Tracy Burrows is the founder of the Out There Global platform featuring both cost effective and luxury best cultural vacation ideas & experiences from around the world. From Jan 2014 – Dec 2016 she managed the blog (a United Nations World Summit Award Winner: Culture & Tourism 2016 & National Geographic partner). She was also consulting editor at MOZambique Magazine, and a contributing writer at Sawubona Magazine (South African Airways inflight magazine), and Africa Geographic. Prior to her career she obtained a tourism research, and marketing degree, and also graduated from a 2 year ‘Management in Development Program’ in San Diego California. She also acquired a qualification in journalism and media and since it’s been all about culture, adventure and multi media! Her nourishment comes from all those who have impacted her, including: family; friends; and strangers alike. Thank you for joining our journey, and we hope you enjoy finding an immersive experience and the culture & adventure in the destination! Aside from Out There Global Magazine, Tracy has also run a Public Relations, and SEO business since 2010 for small business.


    • John Reply

      October 5, 2018 at 7:50 am

      Mi Casa best music best South African band by far

    • Claudia Cole Reply

      October 5, 2018 at 9:50 am

      We all need moments like this

    • Elmo Cullinane Reply

      May 6, 2020 at 5:54 am

      Good day! I could have sworn I’ve visited this website before but after browsing through many of the posts I realized it’s new to me. Nonetheless, I’m certainly pleased I came across it and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking back frequently!

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