London: This hotel chain gives you an additional discount if you give up on your phone during your stay.
A hotel chain in the United States is offering a discount to families in exchange for locking away their phones.
The whole idea is to encourage technology detox on vacations. It is believed that too much screen time often hinders quality family time. So to encourage healthy vacations, the hotel chain has come up with the scheme.
The Wyndham Grand hotels, hence, are offering five percent additional discount to guests for saying bye-bye to their phones during their stay. According to the US chain's website, the program is to 'stay 'connected' with our reconnected family program.'.
The guests will receive a box with a timer to lock away their phones which will only open once the timer expires.
The special offer is available from February 23 to September 3, based on the room's availability. So it might be the right time for a stay-cation at various locations in the US....