The demise of the hotel mini-bar
Bill Woods is joined by Anthony Dennis, Traveller’s national travel editor / The Sydney Morning Herald & The Age Melbourne, about the demise of the hotel mini-bar.
‘Introduced in the mid-1970s in high-end hotels as a signifier of true luxury before it became ubiquitous, the minibar has been declared dead repeatedly in recent decades.’
“Minibars are labour intensive to maintain and administer, particularly in an era of acute staff shortages, and even with extravagant mark-ups they are usually run at a loss at hotels big and small”, says Mr Dennis.
Download this podcast here