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Atheists Better Not Check Into This Hotel Anytime Soon

March 7, 2011 at 4:21 PM | by | ()

While it seems that bibles in the nightstand are on their way out--or at least hotels are leaning towards more non-demoninational spiritual texts--one hotel in Nashville isn't giving up on Christianity entirely. The Gaylord Opryland Hotel offers guests keycards with advertisements for GodTube.com which is exactly what you think it is--a Christian video sharing site. Um...okaaaaay.....

Hotel ads on keycards are not new. Vegas hotels have advertised their shows on keycards for years. Hilton Hotels recently did a crosspromo on their keycards for that movie, Up in the Air and down in Mexico, the Intercontinental Guadalajara even advertised help for sexual dysfunction on their room keys. (Yes, way!)

But advertising for a religious site like GodTube.com might be a first. We wonder what the American Atheists would have to say about this.

What do you think about advertising for GodTube on the hotel keycards--praise the Lord or should we just stick with YouTube? Let us know your thoughts in comments below!

Archived Comments:

It's advertising

It's just an advertisement.  Atheists don't have to go to the website.  I mean, seriously, do we have to worry about what vegetarians think if they see a Burger King advertisement with a big piece of meat in the picture?  Of course not.  They just don't partake of the product.  The same holds true for atheists.  If they aren't interested, they ignore it.  It's just that easy.

Advertising or editorial comment by the hotel

First of all why does a mega hotel even need to put advertisements on its key cards? I know its yet another opportunity for revenue, but please stop selling us every where we go.

Secondly, there is something wrong with this. However, I'm from the north where religion isnt something that needs to be proclaimed out loud for the world to see and hear. What the heck do I know... and if there is a god then I'm sure if he or she saw their name being plastered on a piece of plastic they would roll their eyes and go "you've got to be kidding me"

Lastly, if this is Gaylords way of getting their message out there then I for one have got just one more reason to not go