Thrillist Travel names the best U.S. cities to find a variety of free (and fun!) things to do, including Seattle (pictured): http://bit.ly/2gnb8cE

A beautiful, sunny morning at the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa in Costa Rica, one of our most popular resorts last week!

The calendar doesn't lie - winter weather is on its way. And Espresso (via MSN) gives us a slideshow chock full of reasons why Hawaii is the ultimate wintertime warm-up destination: http://bit.ly/2yh1OxW

Happy Friday everyone. The desert scenery will look spectacular this weekend from the pools at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Arizona. Have a great one!

USA Today highlights nine classic weekend destinations that are better in the fall, including New Orleans (pictured): https://usat.ly/2hC9S1C

Moonlight snorkeling with manta rays? Lei-making lessons? Secluded beaches? Get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your adventures in the Aloha State, courtesy of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel: http://bit.ly/2yGa2jN

Big congratulations to the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, the Vacations by Marriott 2017 Performance Award Winner for Global Resort of the Year!

"...the view was breath-taking." "Beautiful sunsets and a friendly bar..." "...top-notch amenities and delicious food..." "Staff gives you 5 star service..." “Will be back next year.” From a few recent, verified guest reviews of the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.

An absolutely spectacular view from The Ritz-Carlton, Abama in Spain, one of our most popular resorts last week!

Hidden gems: Cheapism identifies 20 of the most underrated U.S. cities to visit, including Portland, Maine (pictured). http://bit.ly/2yNxI1u

Happy Friday! Beautiful fall weather has arrived in Texas and the amazing River Bluff Water Experience at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa will be busy this weekend. Have a great one.

Planning a trip to one of America’s most historic cities? Find out what there is to see and do in Boston (pictured) and Philadelphia before booking a revolutionary vacation: http://bit.ly/2xkLhEo

Get away to Florida this fall and earn up to 10,000 Marriott Rewards® points at hotels and resorts statewide, including the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa (pictured). Book by October 30! http://bit.ly/2nBf4Vo

A gorgeous view from a guest villa at Marriott's Aruba Surf Club, one of our most popular resorts last week!

Conde Nast Traveler shares its top picks for fall vacations, including Dublin, Ireland (pictured): http://bit.ly/2xB7rpg

Happy Friday! Fall has arrived in the Big Apple, and here's a glimpse of the JW Marriott Essex House New York from Central Park. Have a great weekend.

A Concierge’s Connection: One of San Diego’s Finest Shares His Secrets So You’ll be in the Know, Too

Think the concierge is getting replaced by the smartphone? Not so fast. Hailing taxis and making reservations are only part of the job. See why these local experts will never go out of style.

"...it may well be the boldest new property in town..." Conde Nast Traveler features the stylish new MOXY NYC Times Square: http://bit.ly/2fAcUXk

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Congratulations to the spectacular JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, the Vacations by Marriott Performance Award Winner for 2017 Hotel of the Year - Middle East/Africa!

Santa Monica is definitely one of the coolest enclaves in the Los Angeles area, and Marriott Traveler has your complete guide, complete with some amazing photos! http://bit.ly/2hsnEYz

A warm Hawaiian sunset, as seen from the beach fronting Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club on Oahu, one of our most popular resorts last week!

WalletHub (via INSIDER) just released a ranking of the most fun cities in the U.S., including Orlando (pictured). The full list: http://bit.ly/2xngBGJ

Happy Friday everyone! It's looking like a warm, nice weekend on the "Big Island" of Hawaii, and here's the view guests will enjoy at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Have a great one.

Speakeasies, secret restaurants and hidden shops! There’s way more to New York City than Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and Radio City Music Hall. If you’re not looking to conform to traditional tourist attractions, we’ve got a list for you: http://bit.ly/2xkO5mA

USA Today shares five tips to save money during Kids Free month (October) in San Diego, along with a great slide show on the city's enduring appeal: https://usat.ly/2heEjhU

"Exceptional service" "Great breakfast. Great buffet." "Fantastic staff and a killer pool..." "More than excellent..." “BEST HOTEL IN CURACAO” From a few recent, verified guest reviews of the Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino.

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Fall officially arrives later this week, and the Travel Channel's editors share their favorite destinations for the season, including Minneapolis (pictured): http://bit.ly/1v6cFBd

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Congratulations to the magnificent Boscolo Exedra Roma in Italy, the Vacations by Marriott Performance Award Winner for 2017 Hotel of the Year - Europe!

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Dust off that passport! Harper's Bazaar presents its list of the 30 most beautiful places in the world, including the Great Ocean Road in Australia (pictured): http://bit.ly/1SqQWga

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Happy Friday! The warm sun is out this morning at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, and poolside cabanas are ready for weekend guests. Have a great one.

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Can’t decide what music city to add to your travel bucket list? Get an inside scoop on Austin vs. Nashville (pictured) in our latest blog post: http://bit.ly/2xBtlKD

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The amazing view from a balcony at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, one of our most popular resorts last week!

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We are very excited to welcome the spectacular Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa (opening this month) to Vacations by Marriott!

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Espresso presents 50 fun things to do across the U.S. this fall, including biking along Chicago's Lakefront Trail (pictured): http://bit.ly/2wbsB9J

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Oahu or Maui? While you can’t go wrong with a trip to either, there are a few distinct differences that set these islands apart. Get an inside scoop on the best of each: http://bit.ly/2j4ta41

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City Steals are back! Find the best dates and the best rates at hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., including the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE (pictured): http://bit.ly/2sFBVBx

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Two-and-a-half minutes of awesome vacation experiences, courtesy of our friends @AtlantisBahamas!

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An absolutely amazing view from a lanai (balcony) at Marriott's Kauai Beach Club, one of our most popular resorts last week!

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No, this pic has not been Photoshopped! Congrats to the Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa, the Vacations by Marriott 2017 Performance Award Winner for Hotel of the Year, Canada.

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Happy Friday everyone. Here's a sneak peek of the view guests will be enjoying from the pool this holiday weekend at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico. Have a great one!

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Travel + Leisure shares its list of the best places to travel in September, including Rome, Italy (pictured): http://tandl.me/2aVL9l4

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Denver's historic Brown Palace Hotel and Spa (a member of Marriott's Autograph Collection) turned 125 this month, and USA Today provides an extensive photo tour: https://usat.ly/2fGkG1x

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Here's why Frommer's says Washington, DC is America's best city to visit with kids (hint: the museums are amazing!): http://bit.ly/2wfuHIN

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"The pool area was amazing." "Clean spacious suites and studios..." "Very friendly staff. Wish I was still there!" "I can't wait to go back again..." From a few recent, verified guest reviews of Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu on the island of Kauai.

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A gorgeous sunset view from Gumbo Limbo at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples in Florida, one of our most popular resorts last week!

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For your weekend viewing pleasure, Frommer's presents its list of the 16 best beaches in the Caribbean, including Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman (pictured): http://bit.ly/2wQjuz8

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Happy Friday! Here's the view guests will enjoy this sunny, late-summer weekend on the Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel's AIR Rooftop Terrace. Have a great one.

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The Travel Channel names its 10 favorite spots for family vacations during the upcoming fall season, including the island of Aruba (pictured): http://bit.ly/2wIEuYx

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Congratulations to the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, the Vacations by Marriott 2017 Performance Award Winner for Resort of the Year, Florida!

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