Shake up some amazing cocktails and learn to make inspired cocktails with a private mixology masterclass. Picture: Supplied.


Marriott International announced an exciting array of thoughtfully curated experiences for its loyalty members in South Africa. Whether it’s cooking, music or mixology, the company provides members of its award-winning loyalty programs - Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and The Ritz-Carlton braai, to learning to spin like a DJ or mixing the perfect cocktail, to tickets to a private concert by the famed South African band Mi Casa, members can now get access to all this and more.

Rewards - an opportunity to use their points and pursue their passions to make travel more rewarding. From mastering the art of South African braai, to learning to spin like a DJ or mixing the perfect cocktail, to tickets to a private concert by the famed South African band Mi Casa, members can now get access to all this and more.

“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. “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.”

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

Chef Pete Goffe-Wood.

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 ice cream making session and a stay at the scenic African Pride Irene Country Lodge.

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 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. Picture: Supplied.

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 cheer you on! Call it a day with an overnight stay in an Executive Suite at 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.