Best Hotel and Airbnb Travel Quotes
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All my blog posts lead off with a quote relevant to the post’s subject. I frequently post quotes on my Facebook group: Long Term Traveling and Living Abroad Over 50.
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16 Best Hotel Travel Quotes
What we need are individuals and families who feel a responsibility to help build and to help run the hotel. When that happens the hotel becomes a home!”
An old small hotel is much more valuable than a seven-star hotel because the former has a spirit and a literary posture!”
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Hotel life is about the same in every latitude.“
Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.“
Of course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service.“
The strange thing about hotel rooms is that they look familiar and seem familiar and have many of the accoutrements that seem domestic and familiar, but they are really weird, alien and anonymous places.“
love hotels to which, at 4 a.m., you can bring along a midget, a bear, and four ladies, drag them to your room and no one cares about it at all.“
When you get into a hotel room, you lock the door, and you know there is a secrecy, there is a luxury, there is fantasy. There is comfort. There is reassurance.“
Diane Von Furstenberg
A hotel is a hotel all the world over, a place essentially vulgar, commonplace, venal, the travesty of a human. home.”
As the hotel is a meeting place of social elites, all the grace and etiquette associated with good society comes into play.“
“The hotel was once where things coalesced, where you could meet both townspeople and travelers. Not so in a motel. No matter how you build it, the motel remains the haunt of the quick and dirty, where the only locals are Chamber of Commerce boys every fourth Thursday. Who ever heard the returning traveler exclaim over one of the great motels of the world he stayed in? Motels can be big, but never grand.”
William Least Heat-Moon
“We have many accommodation owners – people who own small hotels, villas and bungalows – and the digital economy has opened up a world of possibility for these business owners. Now, they can sell to and communicate with people around the world, and where Booking.com comes in is to help these accommodation owners adapt to the digital world.”
“The internet in hotels should be free – and I really resent it when they charge you five dollars for a bottle of water beside your bed.”
Francis Ford Coppola
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.”
George Bernard Shaw
A hotel should relieve travelers of their insecurity and loneliness. It should make them feel warm and cozy.”
“I always wish the hotels were like they are in movies and TV shows, where if you’re in Paris, right outside your window is the Eiffel Tower. In Egypt, the pyramids are right there. In the movies, every hotel has a monument right outside your window. My hotel rooms overlook the garbage dumpster in the back alley.”
6 Best Airbnb Travel Quotes
“When you think about it, Airbnb is a great solution if your family is traveling with you on business and you need more space, if you’re going for an extended stay, like a week plus. It’s a great solution if you want close proximity to the work site and maybe there isn’t a hotel across the street or whatnot.”
“Certainly some hosts on Airbnb are opening up their spare bedrooms to meet new people; and some drivers use Uber to carpool with strangers for the companionship. But the most productive members of each community are professional operators, making available their homes or cars as a way to earn or supplement a living.”
“With tough interpretation of taxi and zoning regulations, neither Uber nor Airbnb would have gotten started. By the time many cities recognized their existence, both were fairly large and had the political support of their customers.“
“Ultimately, the power of the Airbnb platform is that it motivates guests to blend into communities, belong anywhere, and live like locals.”
“I want Airbnb to succeed, as the original concept is still amazing. But I think it’s time for me to break up with it. Along with its overtourism issues, its customer service is dog shit: it’s not reliable, its policies are opaque, and it’s willing to lose customers over a few hundred dollars”¨
“Too many town centers have been decimated by Airbnb. While a man’s home is his castle, I do believe there should be some restrictions on Airbnb because it’s driving people out of city centers. That’s not good for anyone, especially the locals who live there and, since Airbnb won’t do anything about it, local governments need to step in and start cracking down.“