Like many shops, restaurants, and even a few amusement parks, The May Fair, a 5-star luxury hotel in London, has its own special scent. It’s not that the hotel’s natural scent was so bad; the owners just hope guests will forever associate the smell of sea grass with a relaxing, pleasant stay at the hotel.
If it works for hotels, could it work for airports? Officials at many airports I contacted deny artificially scenting the air in the terminals. But officials at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say it’s something they’d consider if it made the passenger experience more pleasurable. But next time you’re at an airport, sniff around: it turns out there are indeed some airports that send special scents into the air.
Find out more in my Smelled any good airports? story posted today in USATODAY.com.
And let me know: what would be a good scent for your favorite airport?