Topic: Hospitality

Rogue resort's racy ad has nudists flustered

You know, one never hears about nudist-colony associations until something weird happens. This time, a clothing-optional retreat in Florida called Paradise Lakes Resort has had its membership in the…

August 26, 2009, 10:32 AM EDT

No one told Motel 6 what bands do in hotels

Motel 6 has joined with Primary Wave Music, a song publisher, for "Rock Yourself to Sleep," a promotion that offers bands free hotel rooms while on the road. The…

August 21, 2009, 9:42 AM EDT

Have we seen this ad before, Mr. Chairman?

This commercial from agency ISM in Boston reminds me of ... something else. I wonder what it could be. I'm just so foggy today, head muddled, not thinking straight. Guess…

May 8, 2009, 8:06 AM EDT

Country Inns & Suites a hotbed of depravity

Who doesn't like fawning treatment by hotel staff? I just love how it works: They're polite and helpful to me, and in return I'm disrespectful to them and withhold tips.…

April 20, 2009, 9:58 AM EDT

D.C. United kicks Fairfield hotels up a notch

Pro soccer players kicking a ball around in a place where they shouldn't really be doing so? That's what we find in this amiable video created by Marriott's PR folks…

April 3, 2009, 8:52 AM EDT

HoJo brings back claymation, no one cares

Howard Johnson started its "Go happy. Go HoJo" campaign a few weeks ago, and despite it being one of the oddest hotel campaigns out there, no one really seemed to…

March 11, 2009, 8:35 AM EDT

Humor makes giant leap as white guy raps

Is there still any novelty left in the idea of white people rapping? Perhaps, as evidenced by the science dropped in this Holiday Inn Express ad from Fallon. Maybe this…

October 20, 2008, 7:45 AM EDT

Flatulence is a good thing at Extended Stay

You heard it here first: Extended Stay Hotels gives its patrons horrible gas. Well, you actually heard it here second, because the chain demonstrates the gastrointestinal impact of its facilities…

September 22, 2008, 9:27 AM EDT