Marriott Introduces "Total Trip Pricing"

With Marriott International's new "Total Trip Pricing," all taxes, surcharges and fees will be calculated in a customer's room rate before a reservation is made. The charges are listed line by line for bookings made online, by calling the toll-free number or the hotel directly, and through selected travel agents. "We want to ensure that our guests are as fully informed as possible about the actual price of a guest room, including taxes, before they make reservations with us," said Amy McPherson, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Marriott International. "Total Trip Pricing will remove much of the uncertainty in planning and budgeting for a family's vacation or upcoming business trip by making pricing more transparent."

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