When you are staying at a hotel there is nothing worse than walking into a noisy, chaotic, unpleasant environment. You've likely just spent all day uncomfortable from traveling. All you want now is to relax but, boom, you can’t hear the receptionist in the lobby, the bellhop mishears your room number and when you get to your room all you can hear is the TV in the room next to you and other guests walking up and down the hall. Now, what if you knew there was another hotel nearby that was using acoustic panels and other strategies to reduce the noise, you’d probably go there next time wouldn’t you?
At Sonus we are always looking for ways to show our customers the value of noise reduction. This article is great for demonstrating how and why noise reduction can make your business more money and improve customer experience. This article from ABC News gives a glimpse into how noise affects guest satisfaction and what hotels are doing about it. Some of our key takeaways from this article are:
Acoustics and noise control are critical for companies that deal with large amounts of people or large open rooms and can make or break your business. As the budget grows tighter, construction companies tend to eliminate soundproofing. But today, hotel staff members are aware that noise is the most common cause of complaints, and that it does ultimately cost businesses money. If you happen to be an architect working on a hotel and want to know some ways to fit acoustics into your budget sign up for our “How to cut acoustics from your budget” CEU.