Check-in with a smile: Marriott, Alibaba trial facial recognition at China hotels

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese guests at Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel chain, may soon be able to check in with a quick scan of their facial features. The chain will work in a joint venture with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to test facial recognition check-ins at two China hotels this month, the firms said on Wednesday, with ambitions for a global rollout later. (Reuters)

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