"Room Service, Get Me A Muppets Video"

Hotels are catering to road warriors' kids

When Tom Johnson of Tucson travels on business, he cares as much about a hotel's water slide as about its wake-up service. Along with his briefcase, the Tucson Electric Power exec often brings his wife and two children. And few things can dampen a mood quicker than being trapped in a room with a bored four-year-old and preteen. "I try to say, `Hey, use your imagination,' but they have no idea what to do," says Johnson. So, he says, "when I make reservations, I now check what they have for kids."

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