This Irish Hotel Banned All Social Media Influencers


A luxurious hotel in Dublin as banned bloggers and vloggers from staying after one Youtuber sent an email and unintentionally caused dramatic attention.

 

Elle Darby, the Youtuber with over 87,000 subscribers contacted The White Moose Cafe Hotel for her upcoming trip to Dublin asking for free accommodation for a feature in her social media posts in return. The owner took serious offence to this. He posted a screenshot of the email to Facebook and responded with a very savage sign off.

Read the email below.

His Response to this email was “Dear Social Influencer (I know your name but apparently it’s not important to use names),
Thank you for your email looking for free accommodation in return for exposure. It takes a lot of balls to send an email like that, if not much self-respect and dignity.

If I let you stay here in return for a feature in your video, who is going to pay the staff who look after you? Who is going to pay the housekeepers who clean your room? The waiters who serve you breakfast? The receptionist who checks you in? Who is going to pay for the light and heat you use during your stay? The laundering of your bed sheets? The water rates? Maybe I should tell my staff they will be featured in your video in lieu of receiving payment for work carried out while you’re in residence?

P.S. The answer is no. ”

 

A few hours later the ban was posted to Facebook.

 

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