The Kobo ereader is the perfect gadget for book fans on a budget, but it will soon be used as a luxurious offering from one of the top hotels in the world. Fairmont hotels has partnered up with the Kobo to offer free ereading to its President's Club members who stay in its exclusive Fairmont Gold rooms. Fairmont Gold is like a hotel within a hotel consisting of plush rooms and world-class amenities. Adding to the already long list of extras is a loaner Kobo reader that's packed with fiction and nonfiction titles, which guests can use during their stay. Michael Serbinis, CEO of Kobo, says that travelers are "a great fit for the Kobo offering" because they "do not want to carry heavy books in their luggage, and vacations provide the perfect time to relax and catch up on reading." True that!
However, if you're a traveler who happens to be staying at a Fairmont that isn't offering Gold status rooms, you can still request to use a Kobo through the hotel's Royal Service. Royal, indeed.