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Old July 31st 17, 21:25   #42
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Re: Rewatching Babylon 5.

Originally Posted by Jan View Post
Space (so to speak) being at a premium, any shops or kiosks on the station would have to have rent paid. In the case of hotel 'quarters', you're talking about the hotel chain having to pay rent on them even if they're not occupied. That would be ideal for the station but it's not likely that a hotel chain would be terribly interested in that deal since there'd be no way for them to attract occupancy. Chances are, Earthforce ended up operating guest quarters as much out of necessity as they did from a profit motive.
Hmmmmmm . . . . . That is a really awesome answer Jan. It almost sounds like you might have insider knowledge of how hotel chains think. LOL
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