It’s fascinating to watch the development of in-room dining at hotels. A long time ago, for full-service hotels, the easy answer was always room service. For people like me, staying at a hotel, motel or Holiday Inn, it often consisted of looking in the phone book and finding a place to order a pizza or Chinese food. Hotels eventually wised up and started placing sponsored ads in the hotel rooms with local restaurants that delivered, making the phone book unnecessary.
Jump forward to today. Ordering food is just a few taps away on your phone. The number of food delivery services seems to be growing every day to the point where I can’t keep up. This shift is changing the landscape to where some hotels are even doing away with room service since guests are just ordering food to their rooms from local restaurants. I wrote about this when I wondered if dining apps would be the end of hotel room service.
Wyndham hotels and the delivery service DoorDash are taking one more step in that direction with their new promotion.
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Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
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When you leave your hotel room for the day, there’s a bunch of stuff you may want to bring with you…wallet, jacket, anything you may need for the day, etc. But if you’re just putting your room service tray outside your room, you may think your door will stay open, so you might not bring your key. Especially when
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I recently saw a link to an article on Conde Nast Traveler’s website that drew my attention: How Grubhub, Uber Eats, and Other Meal-Delivery Apps are Killing Hotel Room Service. This made me think of the all times I’ve ordered room service at a hotel. We usually had spent a long day traveling or sightseeing and the last thing we wanted to do was wander around a strange city to find a place to eat. So being comfortable in our room and getting food delivery sounded great.
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