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Marriott reduces group commission from 10% to 7% as room rates increase. Marriott owns Sheraton/Starwood. A "Global Leader" would increase commissions.
Marriott believes they are the global leader of all hotels in the universe and have instituted a commission reduction to 7% effective March 31, 2018. I recall t...his same tactic was played out 10 years ago with American Express with the mindset that all other hoteliers would follow suit. It failed This should not happen in today's economy. Frankly, if they really were a global leader they would add a couple of percents. I would encourage you to voice your concern and consider your partnership as one sided.
Tour managers and hoteliers should push back and let Tammy know your thoughts. Travel Agents should let the touring folks know that a service fee will be added to make up the 3%. Your agents are experts at cat herding and they earn every dime they make from commissions. Talk amongst yourselves but let Tammy Routh and your Marriott franchisees know what you think.
Lynn Long sends x's and o's and says she cares. Send Tammy and Lynn a note expressing your thoughts and a collective action plan.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, one of the most glaring omissions since the Rock Hall's inception, has finally been nominated.
The International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass and Wide Open Bluegrass will return to Raleigh, NC, for its fifth year from September 26 - 30, 2017.