Airbnb picks up Apple Watch support for easier messaging

Rental service Airbnb has updated its app for iPhone and iPad, adding support for the Apple Watch. Airbnb for Apple Watch allows you access to the messaging service, which lets hosts and travelers communicate. You can get booking requests, respond to messages, and more.

As a host, when you receive a booking request in the watch app, you can check out the traveler's information right on your watch, including a photo, requested dates, and a personal message from the traveler. When messaging back and forth, you can also use a number of pre-set responses, which can be set up in the iPhone's Apple Watch companion app.

Apple Watch support comes as a part of Airbnb 15.35, which can be downloaded now from the App Store.