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According to the Dallas Morning News some hotels in North Texas are doing multimillion-dollar room renovations that includes removing the bathtubs because millennials prefer upscale showers. "With a lot of the younger generations, not everyone takes a bath," said Chris Pilavakis, general manager of the Renaissance Dallas Hotel which is currently undergoing a $17 million renovation project. "Most people, they just prefer the walk-in shower," he said. "Being able to cater to Gen Xers, but also as Millennials become more and more prevalent as hotel guests, we need to cater to those needs."

"The traveler ... on the road, they want to get in and get out," said New York-based Mark Tiedemann, chief executive at MWT Architect, designer of more than 400 hotel projects across the globe. "The whole idea is not to stay in the room."

Tiedemann said 90-plus percent of hotel guests take showers. "That being said, it doesn't make sense to put bathtubs in that no one's using," he added.

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