Quantcast
Destinations

Marriott creates tech-free zones in Caribbean and Mexican resorts

Excerpt from HotelManagement

Nov 09, 2012 7:36 am

Skift Take

More PR than anything else, but still a good idea: optional tech-free zones with enough reminders to make us feel guilty. Just hope they don’t use that “Braincation” phrase on those signs.

— Rafat Ali

The Latest Intelligence on the Travel Industry

Free Report: India Tourism Insights Report


To find a happy medium between peace and productivity, the collection of nine Marriott resorts in Caribbean and Mexico have created optional “Braincation” tech-free zones that will launch in December and run throughout the winter months. These zones will not allow the use of cell phones or electronic devices.

The Braincation zones will operate on the honor system and signs indicating an electronics-free environment will be designed to encourage guests to disconnect, relax and enjoy peaceful reading, conversation or other tech-free pursuits.

Read the Complete Story →

Tags:

Next Up

More on Skift

How Hotels Can Turn RFID From Concept to Reality
International Tourist Arrivals Will Top 1.7 Billion Per Year by 2025
Daily Travel Startup Watch: QueroPassagem, bigfly Travel Group and More
Will Rethinking Metasearch Increase Direct Bookings for Hotels?