The US hotel giant aims to ensure Alipay, China’s most widely used mobile payments system, is accepted in almost a quarter of its hotels globally by the end of June. Photo: AFP
The US hotel giant aims to ensure Alipay, China’s most widely used mobile payments system, is accepted in almost a quarter of its hotels globally by the end of June. Photo: AFP

From instant noodles to Alipay; how Marriott hotels are luring Chinese tourists

The US hotel giant says a quarter of its hotels will soon accept Alipay as it taps the huge popularity of mobile payments with mainland Chinese travellers

The US hotel giant aims to ensure Alipay, China’s most widely used mobile payments system, is accepted in almost a quarter of its hotels globally by the end of June. Photo: AFP
The US hotel giant aims to ensure Alipay, China’s most widely used mobile payments system, is accepted in almost a quarter of its hotels globally by the end of June. Photo: AFP
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