Is Your Hotel Room Contaminated? Or Is The Media Hype Making You Sick?

Try examining the story under the microscope.

A study out of the University of Houston measured bacterial counts in 19 spots inside hotel rooms. Some points with the highest readings were no surprise (toilets), while others were not so obvious (bedside light switches, TV remote controls). After the findings were presented during a conference of the American Society for Microbiology earlier this week, cries of “Eww, grrrross!” could be heard coast-to-coast.

Problem is, there’s no story there.

Read the entire post on my Forbes Seat 1A blog.

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