In reaction to the Las Vegas killings.
Walt Disney World ()has swapped “Do Not Disturb” signs with “Room Occupied” signs at a handful of its hotels in Orlando, Florida, according to a company spokeswoman.
Disney is also allowing housekeeping and maintenance staff to enter the rooms on a daily basis.They will knock and announce their presence before entering, according to the company.
The Orleans hotel and casino, located on Las Vegas’ famed Tropicana Avenue, along with Boyd Gaming’s 23 other properties nationwide — changed its “do not disturb” policy in late October, a spokesman said. Under the revised policy, a “welfare check” is conducted after two consecutive days of a “Do Not Disturb” sign on a room door.
Good idea? As someone that stays in hotels a lot and usually leaves up my DND sign, I would find this annoying. But it is also fairly harmless. It is certainly within the hotels’ rights and, perhaps, responsibility.