please stop having sex in front of the window

The Standard Hotel in NYC sits on top of the new High Line Park. The Standard also features rooms that are pretty much all window. And they actively promoted the possibilities that the windows present on their website.

The Gothamist reports that their Facebook page tells fans "We encourage you to exercise your inner exhibitionist," and their website asks, "Whatever you do, just make sure the shots are HOT and that you get them to us in whichever way you can. It's all about sex all the time, and you're our star."

And then families from Ohio became surprised at the live peep shows. Or maybe the highline was becoming too crowded with viewers. Or maybe it was just the NY Post article.

Now the Standard is changing their marketing message. They've cleaned up their website marketing copy, and now warn visitors that their rooms are essentially on display while the curtains are open. (Although the Facebook group still seems pretty sexy.)

Whatever the case, you can bet that the the hotel sex as marketing message has them booked through the end of the year.


esteban from said...

wow. this is hilarious.

ps. nice job on The BeanCast. Even though podcasts are dead (so I hear), I love that one :)

darryl ohrt said...

Thanks, Esteban!!

Andy said...

Its So Funnyyyyyy

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