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1. Posted by nati_mr (First Time Poster 1 posts) 9y

my name is Nali, im studying hotel management and i need your help for my final project... i only need you to
answer me this:

would you like to vacation in a hotel whose theme is the sea??
do you like the idea of under water tourism?.. Yes or no?

please put your age and country..

Thanks :)

2. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Nati

I do not even understand, the question u are asking.
Do u mean the hotel is by the sea, or under the sea.
Age: 37
Coutry of citizinship: Ireland
Country of residence: Germany

3. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 9y

I'm also not quite sure which type of "sea" hotel you are referencing, but I'll cover the two that would be of interest to me personally.

1) On-shore hotel:
I suspect this type of hotel would not only be decorated in a general "sea theme" (with individual rooms or each floor being a specific motif) but also offering activities that are water-related (ie: snorkeling, diving, surfing, sailing, parasailing, windsurfing, deep-sea fishing, etc.).
Being a diver, this type of hotel has appeal for me because it would offer an assortment of water sports and activities that I enjoy. (Honestly, almost the entire inside of our house is painted in an underwater motif.)

2) Off-shore hotel:
I would reference this type of hotel with the likes of the Poseidon Undersea Resort (Bahamas), The Hydropolis (Dubai) and the small Jules Undersea Lodge (Florida). These types of facilities have an even greater appeal for me as I love the idea of being surrounded by the ocean. The main drawback is the price. Being unique in design ensures a higher per/room cost. The maintenance of these type of structures is also unique and adds to the higher fees being charged. Luxury and such unique surroundings limits the type of visitor who can afford to visit.

I love the idea of underwater tourism, though I also have great concern for the type of environmental impact these facilites have on our already stressed reef systems. The deep water projects do have less impact than the shallow water construction (in terms of the reef structures), but the impact is still there.

Age: 53
Country: US

4. Posted by daphnemaia (Full Member 155 posts) 9y

i wouldn't be averse to a sea-themed resort/hotel, but there are other factors that i would have to consider:
-location/accessibility
-price
-the real 'sea' around it: does it have good underwater sights (ie fishes, corals, wrecks, etc to explore)

country of residence: singapore
country of citizenship: malaysia

age: 24

5. Posted by kir19 (Inactive 55 posts) 9y

hi Nali...
not exactly sure what you mean by your question, but here goes...

i once stayed at Atlantis resort in the bahamas, which is a "sea" themed resort and overall it was quite tacky and extremely touristy. it was basically like the disney world of the caribbean. i personally would never go back there. however, i would be open to staying at another sea themed hotel, but many factors such as price and location would def. be considered. hope this helps.

usa
age 26

~kir

6. Posted by vxmike (Budding Member 64 posts) 9y

Honestly I don't care either way. Pretty much my only factors when choosing a hotel are price and location...it's only a place to sleep/eat/shower/etc for me.

Male
24
U.S.

7. Posted by djiboutici (Full Member 465 posts) 9y

Hi,Nali...

If you mean,would i like a hotel under the sea...Yeah,why not...

P.S:It looks though a lot of people have not gotten what you meant by that...?Could clarify it for everyone please.

But i would love a hotel under the sea...?

Bilan
31
uk
With Love from london...

8. Posted by NantesFC (Respected Member 531 posts) 9y

yes and yes

20
USA

9. Posted by KoalaGirl (Travel Guru 307 posts) 9y

If you're suggesting an underwater hotel... then yeah - that would be cool - love ot sit and watch the fish out of the window....

If it's a "sea" themed hotel... well a little cliche I think

10. Posted by KoalaGirl (Travel Guru 307 posts) 9y

oh yeah...

Melbourne
Australia
27