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You Can Stay in This Hotel for $1 a Night, But Your Whole Stay Will Be Livestreamed on YouTube

The owner says, "young people nowadays don't care much about the privacy."

He's counting on that to make money. The owner of the One Dollar Hotel in Fukuoka, Japan thinks that his scheme will lose money in the beginning, but turn a profit once he can monetize the videos on his YouTube channel. So far, four people have taken him up on the offer in the past month. CNN reports:

Guests are permitted to turn the lights off, and the bathroom area is out of camera range.
"This is a very old ryokan and I was looking into a new business model," says Inoue, who started running the hotel last year. "Our hotel is on the cheaper side, so we need some added value, something special that everyone will talk about."

-via Dave Barry | Photo: One Dollar Hotel


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