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Westin Hotels to have Wiis in their rooms

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 May 2008 17:37 User comments (6)

Westin Hotels to have Wiis in their rooms If you are planning on vacationing anytime soon, you may want to book yourself into a Westin Hotel, which has announced that it will be supplying at least 10 of its hotel chains with the popular Nintendo Wii console.
What makes the announcement even more special is that the Wiis will come preloaded with a self updating selection of games, meaning no physical discs are required.

The first games to come preloaded will be Wii Sports, Big Brain Academy and Wii Play. Additionally , Wii Fit will be coming May 19th (alongside its US release date) and will even include the balance board. "The fitness aspects of the platform will feature in Westin's WestinWORKOUT exercise and fitness services," added the company.

So far hotels in Bellevue and New York City already have the Wii, but LA, San Francisco, Toronto, Kansas City, St Louis, Houston and Savannah will all see the Wiis soon.

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6 user comments

13.5.2008 17:42
goodswipe
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/Westin Hotels FTW!

Hmm, maybe this is to encourage ppl to play the Wii, get hungry from burning all those calories playing Wii Tennis, then order room service.

Smart idea...

But how many people actually STAY in their hotel rooms, long enough to even play this? Usually when I'm on vacation, my hotel room is the last place I want to be.

23.5.2008 17:49

I hope this doesn't encourage people to steal them along with the towels,soap and any other things that guests normally swipe.

33.5.2008 17:58

This is just another way for hotels to rip you off. I bet they will charge the guest like $15 dollars a minute to play.

Similar to the extremely expensive minibars that they put in your room.

43.5.2008 18:00

Originally posted by goodswipe:
/Westin Hotels FTW!

Hmm, maybe this is to encourage ppl to play the Wii, get hungry from burning all those calories playing Wii Tennis, then order room service.

Smart idea...

But how many people actually STAY in their hotel rooms, long enough to even play this? Usually when I'm on vacation, my hotel room is the last place I want to be.

hahaha exactly. Who's lame enough to sit in their hotel during their vacation just to play Wii?

56.5.2008 2:55

Originally posted by trexxus:
I hope this doesn't encourage people to steal them along with the towels,soap and any other things that guests normally swipe.
Say it ain't so !!

"The flimsier the product,the higher the price"
Ferengi 82nd rule of aqusition


67.5.2008 10:21

Gimmick or nice add on - depends whether you're being cynical or not!

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