Pretty soon, youll be able to payat Marriott properties and Etsy using Apple Pay, according to a report from Apple Insider. Select Marriott hotels including the Ritz-Carlton New York at Central Park and Washington D.C., Edition Miami, JW Marriott Chicago, and Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel will be among the first batch to get Apple Pay.
Other Marriott locations to support Apple Pay this summer include:
San Francisco MarriottMarquis
San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront
New York Marriott Downtown
San Jose Marriott
Courtyard Chicago Downtown / Magnificent Mile
Courtyard Los Angeles L. A. Live
Residence Inn Los Angeles L. A. Live
Along with Apple Pay support, the hotel chainplans to launch an app for Apple Watch that will provide Marriott Rewards members with the ability for advanced check-in, to receive a notification when their room is ready and to check out from almost 4,000 propertiesaround the world.
In other Apple Pay news, the popular e-commerce website Etsy announced that it will start processing Apple Pay transactions through its iOS app in the near future. This will be available in the U.S. on the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. Sellers who accept Direct Checkout, a feature currently available in 22 countries, will automatically be able to receive payments through Apple Pay from U.S. buyers.