Smartphone-Free Service

Service-based businesses prioritize smartphone-free experiences

Implications - With the movement against constant smartphone use being small in impact but tenacious in achieving its goal, brands that offer services like dining or travel services are limiting how much their customers are able to use their personal devices. These services come as consumers increasingly require motivation and accountability when it comes to changing what they consider to be unhealthy habits.

Workshop Question - How could your brand contribute to healthy consumer lifestyles?
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Cellphone-Free Family Camps - Great Camp Sagamore's 'Grand Camps' Program Encourages Family Bonding
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Warm 765 Clicks Pub: Nov 10, 17
Cellphone-Free Family Camps
Great Camp Sagamore's 'Grand Camps' Program Encourages Family Bonding
While no cell phones are allowed in the lodging grounds of the historic Great Camp Sagamore, the resort’s ‘Grand Camps’ programs allow for plenty of fun for the whole family.... [More]
Phone-Free Travel Services - 'Off The Grid' Travel Provides Travelers with a Way to Fully Disconnect
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This Year and Warm 445 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 18
Phone-Free Travel Services
'Off The Grid' Travel Provides Travelers with a Way to Fully Disconnect
Our tech-obsessed culture has many consumers seeking out ways to detox from their smartphone and computer, which is seeing new services like ‘Off The Grid’ travel come about. The travel... [More]
Smartphone-Free Contests - Vitaminwater is Offering $100,000 in a Digital Detox Contest
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This Year and Average 254 Clicks Pub: Dec 14, 18
Smartphone-Free Contests
Vitaminwater is Offering $100,000 in a Digital Detox Contest
The thought of being smartphone-less could be hell for many people, but Vitaminwater is giving people a real incentive to take a yearlong digital detox. Offering contestants a $100,000 prize, this... [More]
Smartphone-Avoiding Travel Platforms - 'Brick' Encourages Consumers to Take a Break from Devices
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This Year and Average 274 Clicks Pub: Jul 4, 18
Smartphone-Avoiding Travel Platforms
'Brick' Encourages Consumers to Take a Break from Devices
A growing number of consumers are spending hours each day using their smartphone or computer, so ‘Brick’ has been developed as a way to help them regain some of the control over their... [More]
Smartphone-Curbing Restaurants - Frankie & Benny’s is Giving Free Kid's Meals in Exchange for Phones
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This Year and Mild 71 Clicks Pub: Dec 3, 18
Smartphone-Curbing Restaurants
Frankie & Benny’s is Giving Free Kid's Meals in Exchange for Phones
A handful of restaurants have already launched initiatives to curb the use of smartphones at the dinner table, but the British restaurant chain Frankie & Benny’s is stepping up this idea by... [More]
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