They could have put a sticker on the back of the door with the familiar anti-puff sign.
It might have featured on the room key.
Instead, this hotel, turned a boring ‘thou shalt not’ into a humorous note, conveying what they need to, but in a way that also shows their personality and reinforces your choice of accommodation in the first place.
With so much information bombarding us every day, it's easy to ignore the details, dismissing the little things like the no smoking sign, rather than seeing it for the fantastic marketing tool that it is. Today I challenge you to look at the supposedly insignificant things that could add weight to your sell. Are they helpful, do then entertain or somehow emotionally appeal to your audience? Would anyone ever be inspired to blog about them?
This same hotel lobby bathroom -
I'd love to see your examples of great communication.