The steaminess of summer has finally worn off and most of the country is getting that first cool nip in the air, which means it's time to crack open that pumpkin beer, break out your decorative gourds, and get outside to see America's annual show of fall colors.
The major move makes it easier to earn points for free nights at more than 6,700 hotels.
It's a done deal: Travelers who’d been in the Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards loyalty programs are now Marriott Rewards members. The world’s biggest hotel brand wrapped the long-promised combination the three programs after setting an August 18 deadline for the cutover. “The programs now