Room for Crying in Japan
The Japanese chain of hotels Mitsui Garden Yotsuya offers visitors a special crying room. The room is offered to women who want to get rid of stress with crying. To create an appropriate atmosphere, the clients are provided with a dozen of sentimental films, Japanese manga comics, books with a sad storyline, and soft cashmere napkins. After sobs, the hotel offers to make a steam hydromassage eye mask and use a warming hot water bottle.
Fish as a Companion
The British hotel Happy Guests Lodge in Cheshire has taken care of those who need communication: it offers the rental of goldfish for £5 a day. The owner Jeff Riley claims that the service is a great success. Anyone who travels without a company can suffer from loneliness, and a fish gives them unconditional love. You can talk to it and express everything that has accumulated after a hard day.
Class Accommodation “Homeless”
In the Swedish city of Gothenburg, the hotel Faktum offers to feel homeless. For 100 SEK you can spend the night in a park, under a bridge by the highway and by the river, in a closed paper mill or under a cart in the port. Accommodation is possible in a sleeping bag, homemade tent, on a bench, paperboard, and newspapers. Thus, the hotel is trying to attract attention to the problem of homeless people in the city. The money goes to help the poor.
In the Swissotel in Berlin, guests are sold Deep Sleep, a package of services that treats insomnia, depression, and even helps to lose weight. This is a complex of procedures developed by German somnologists on the basis of scientific data on a healthy dream. It includes: a morning 30-minute treatment session with bright light, an invigorating herbal energy drink and aromatherapy, daytime relaxation on a special physiotherapy sunbed, and evening procedures that help to go to sleep. Visitors sleep on the audio cushion, which recreates the binaural beats useful for the brain.
Canadian Drake Hotel has a wide range of pleasant services: in addition to romantic rose petals, chocolate, and wine in the room, customers are offered an assortment of sex toys to choose from. In the section entitled “Pleasure Menu,” there are a dozen of accessories from “suede lash” to “plume of bright feathers,” which can be used to tease and tickle.
The Camp of Missed Opportunities
The AKA Central Park hotel chain resembles an adult camp. “Live It!” program implies that you, living in a hotel, will be trained in everything you had not time for before like learning to dance tango and cook chocolate soufflé, take lessons in painting, theater, circus art, surfing, horse riding, and photography.
Walk with a Lion
In Limpopo, there is the Protea Hotel Ranch Resort, which offers to have a walk with lions. Close communication of tourists with predators is under the control of a guide who has 15 years of experience working with lions.