Lonely Planet Writer

Delayed Chinese travellers get unwelcome hotel surprise

Two Chinese travellers got a shock when they were given a bondage-themed hotel room after a cancelled flight over the weekend. The two women were flying from Chongqing to Hangzhou on Hainan Airlines on Sunday but their flight was cancelled because of bad weather.

Hainan Airlines.
Hainan Airlines. Image by Aero Icarus / CC BY-SA 2.0

The airline arranged accommodation as per Chinese regulations, but the pair were shocked when they arrived to find the room fitted with an S&M style sex chair, handcuffs and chains. The two took to Weibo to express their surprise, but the airline claimed they had nothing to do with the contents of the room. Read more: shanghaiist.com