Sleep Pods Coming to U.S. Airports

A design company from Barcelona is selling airports on the idea of installing luxury sleep "bubbles" in terminals. Two international airports have reportedly signed up.

Designs are very modern and iPod-like and are equipped with several outlets for plugging in traveler's electronics.

Suzanne at Fast Company thinks the idea is strange at first, but then warms up to the convenience factor:

"It might sound weird at first -- only a crazy person would want to sleep at an airport. But because of strict security regulations, people are spending more time than ever at airports, and airports have adapted by turning themselves into little cities, with decent restaurants, bars, and way too many stores. Why not add sleeping accommodations to the mix?"

Pictures over at Fast Company.

Full Story: Coming Soon: Tiny Hotel Rooms Right on the Airport Concourse

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