Marriott testing Smartphone check-in

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Marriott HotelUnlike a certain Chicago hotel we know of, it seems that hotel chain Marriott is looking to encourage the nigh-unstoppable mobile movement. Marriott is testing a service in one of their Redmond, Washington locations that allows for enterprising road warriors to check-in with their smartphone.

Sounds like a nifty little service for those tired of dealing with catatonic hotel staff after a long red-eye. Any catches? Two. You have to install software on your device and (surprisingly) only Windows Mobile devices are supported. Because only 75% of the people who’d want to use this service are BlackBerry users, right?

  • Rikki Fatilli

    mr. obscure says “i’d like to point out that red eye flights are eastward, and that flights from asia don’t count as red eyes”

  • Rikki Fatilli

    mr. obscure says “i’d like to point out that red eye flights are eastward, and that flights from asia don’t count as red eyes”

  • Rikki Fatilli

    mr. obscure says “i’d like to point out that red eye flights are eastward, and that flights from asia don’t count as red eyes”