Hello from South Carolina – on a stopover. Quick question: Have you noticed how much one aspect of routine U.S. travel has changed vastly in hotels in just a few years? It seems to have progressed sorta like this:
c. 2004: “Wifi? What’s that?”
c. 2009: “We have wifi available in the lounge. The password is in your guest directory in your room.”
2014: “Here’s your room keys. The room’s wifi code is on the back [of the paper key sleeve].”
That last greeting was what we received at the check-in desk at the hotel where we stayed just off I-95. You don’t even have to bring it up anymore. They simply thrust the code at you…. here, no need to ask, style.
Also, I realize I can’t recall the last time I made a phone call on an in-room hotel telephone? 😉