Now is the time to let the motel chains know that you want them to keep the Gideon Bibles
The latest fad with some hotels is to replace their Bibles with "intimancy kits." For instance, at
Parent company Accor Hotels decided to replace the Gideon Bibles with "intimacy kits." For Accor, providing travelers with sexual paraphernalia is more important than the Bible. Accor Hotels owns several chains including: , Sofitel, Pullman, , Mercure, Suitehotel, Ibis, All Seasons, Etap, Formule 1. While these chains are mostly located in , Accor is expanding to many U.S. markets.
Since 2001, the number of luxury hotels with Bibles in the rooms has dropped by 18 percent. The same companies that own these luxury hotels also own some of the typical hotels and motels you and I might use. For example, Accor Hotels owns . Without action now, it is simply a matter of time before other chains remove the Bibles.