Hotel Resorts to In-room Noise Detectors to Confront Loud Guests
by Steph Spencer | November, 2012
Remember having sleepovers as a kid? You and your friends would be horsing around long after you were supposed to be asleep and then father would come stomping down the hall, fling the door open and shout in exasperation, “You kids settle down! Don’t make me come in here again!”
Hotel chain BPremier Inn has taken a similar approach to deal with the issue of noisy guests. It is installing noise detectors in guest rooms across its 620 properties in the UK. The electronic system is triggered when a certain decibel level is reached in the room, and will remind the room’s occupants to quiet down.
Read more about this in The Australian.
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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.