Hotels Are Enticing You With Perks, Just Not Ones You Want

In order to scare up some vacation business in a rough economy, hotels are falling all over themselves to outdo one another with perks, such as free breakfast buffets, video game console access, daycare and late checkouts. The problem is that the offers seem a bit tone deaf and aren’t quite giving travelers reasons enough to ante up.

Parenting site Babble, piggybacking off a USA Today story on the trend, compares five hotel perks to five things parents would rather have instead.

The post says families would dig free snacks to settle down the little ones, segregated rooms in order not to annoy couples and business travelers with their noise and more water toys at the pools.

What could a hotel do for you to convince you to stay there?

Five Things Hotels Are Offering Parents This Summer and Five Things Parents Say They Want Instead
(Thanks, Helaine!)

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