Woodmark Hotel Has Gone to the Birds
Bird lovers, when visiting Seattle you must stop in at the luxe hotel Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland.
Why? Because instead of putting a dog on staff like other hotels have been doing lately, this hotel uses a cockatoo named Sydney to welcome guests.
He usually perches on a stand opposite the hotel front desk, where he greets visitors with a "Hi." Members of the concierge staff, who care for the bird, are trying to teach him to say "Welcome to the Woodmark."