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Hotel Byron vs selfie


Luxurious five-star hotel Byron, located in Italy, Forte dei Marmi, imposed a ban on selfies.

Now guests of this hotel complex is prohibited to take selfies, to use selfie sticks (monopods) to violate a number of rules of etiquette and to interfere with his behavior to other guests during their stay on the territory of the Byron 5*.

Also rules for the guests of hotel Byron include obligatory compliance to turn off mobile phones in the restaurant and set the minimum sound volume their gadgets near the pool and in public areas to turn off all sound. Also here there is a ban on photography of other guests and some other restrictions designed to protect the right to privacy and a peaceful stay for all guests Byron Hotel 5*.

Agreement observance of rules of etiquette and behavior signed by all guests prior to check-in, and for the fulfillment of these obligations is supervised by a special guard.

As explained this unusual decision Salvatore Madonna, a hotel owner Byron Hotel 5*, the modern travellers paying too much attention to a variety of gadgets, which often cause inconvenience to those around such a tourist and selfie, which came into fashion lately, most of them ridiculous and vulgar.

In addition, this hotel often stay well-known figures in the world of fashion, film and art, and their presence makes some people unhealthy excitement — they are beginning to photograph stellar neighbors and to make selfi on the background.

This behavior guide Byron 5* considers unacceptable, so the decision was made to ban everything that is annoying, ugly and cultureless to protect their guests from the obsessive attention.

Category: Hotels
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Date of publication: 10.06.2015

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