Caribbean resort bans gadgets from beach

Posted on Monday, Sep 03 2007 @ 03:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last week Engadget wrote that the resort of Palm Island in the Caribbean has banned the use of mobile phones, notebooks and PDAs within a half-mile of the island's Casarina Beach:
In the words of resort CEO Rob Barrett, "There is nothing worse than lying back in your double hammock, sipping on your strawberry daiquiri and hearing the Motorola jingle in the background," and then suggested that customers, "switch off their mobiles and enjoy the sound of the lapping waves."


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