Mobile check-in from Marriott Hotels is now available at 20 additional hotels in 19 countries including India, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates and the UK.

Initially launched in 329 hotels in the US and Canada, the Marriott Mobile App feature now represents the broadest mobile offering of its kind in the industry.

Marriott Hotels expects to complete the global roll-out of mobile check-in at all 500 hotels, and offer check-out functionality in the first half of 2014.

The Marriott group has also announced plans to open a hotel every eight days in Asia in 2016.