All-Smoking Hotel: A Good Idea?

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    While dining out with two good friends of mine earlier tonight — both of whom I had met through FlyerTalk years ago — one of them came up with the idea of opening an all-smoking hotel property where all of the rooms. The reason why he came up with this idea is that when reconfirming his reservation, he was informed that the hotel property at which he originally booked a room where smoking is permitted had no smoking rooms after all, as smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building. As a cigarette smoker, he had no choice but to cancel his reservation and book a room at another hotel property which had rooms available where guests are permitted to smoke. He claims that although the bed is reasonably comfortable, the room is a “slum.” According to this fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 18.1 percent of all adults in the United States aged 18 years or older in 2012 were current cigarette smokers. That is approximately 42.1 million people where 20.1 percent were male; and 14.5 percent were female — despite tobacco use being the leading preventable cause of death... The post All-Smoking Hotel: A Good Idea? appeared first on The Gate.

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