Reimagining the $9 trillion tourism economy—what will it take?
Hey everyone, I recently read an article that McKinsey published on the future or the tourism industry following this
This is an interesting article about how hotels are increasingly charging fees for just about anything:
Hotels piling on hidden fees
Thinking of taking a dip in the pool while on vacation? Even if you choose not to, you could get charged $40 just for having the option.
Following in the footsteps of the airlines, hotels are piling on a slew of hidden fees for services that used to be free. Now guests are getting charged for everything from access to a gym (or a pool), to early check-ins or departures to holding your luggage.
...To avoid getting taken for a ride, look for hotels that include the amenities you care about, whether that's breakfast, high-speed Internet or access to the gym, as part of the nightly rate, said Mogck.
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