York Marriott Hotel check-ins go mobile
Updated 9:25am Friday 9th May 2014 in Business news
A YORK hotel has become one of 500 across the world to introduce a new method for guests to check in and out.
York Marriott Hotel, in Tadcaster Road, has recently launched mobile check-in and checkout for their Marriott Rewards members.
This means Marriott Rewards guests can check-in and checkout using the Marriott Mobile app on their smartphone.
First introduced last year at its hotels in the United States and Canada, Marriott Hotels mobile check-in and checkout is now available in every continent where its 500 properties are located.
Paul Cahill, senior vice president of brand management for Marriott Hotels, said: "When we first began testing mobility, we went straight to the experts, our guests, who told us they wanted the power to check-in and checkout on their smartphones."
Mr Cahill said among millennials, the name given to people born between the 1980's and 2000s, nine out of ten who tried mobile check-in and checkout for the first time gave it high marks and said they would use it again for their next stay.
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