TikTokers booby-trapping their hotel rooms in the name of safety

Explore the realm of social media travel safety pointers, where certain creators are gaining widespread attention with intricate demonstrations reminiscent of "Home Alone"

Feb 15, 2024

The premise of the video on TikTok sounds simple: Stay safe in your hotel room using some “handy items.” Ten steps later, the door is barricaded with towels, hangers, an alarm-equipped door stop, ironing board and heavy furniture — and a wireless security camera watches over it all.

It’s not clear why such videos are gaining popularity. Hotel-specific crime statistics are hard to come by, but violent crime in the United States declined in 2022 and last year after killings climbed the previous two years, according to available data.

Get the full story at The Washington Post

Related must-reads


Get our Daily Brief in your inbox

Consumers are changing the face of hospitality - from online shopping to personalized guest journeys and digitalized guest experiences ...
we've got you covered.

By submitting this form, you agree to receive email communication from Hospitality.today and its partners.