Whoa! The legendary sex flagship the Hotel Luxor, Hamburg's oldest bordello, is closing up shop.
The German city is known for its infamous Reeperbahn, the red light district which has been around since 1948.
"You can't make good money in this area anymore with real sex," Waltraud Mehrer, the establishment's madam, told the Hamburger Morgenpost. "The only things still up and running are the table dance clubs."
Madam Waltraud Mehrer blames the decline in business "on easily available Internet porn, the rise of call-girl services, and noisy discos and dance clubs." Apparently, sex is "too hard to sell." Imagine that!
Bordellos Losing Business to Internet
More Stats +/-
Top 80 Modern Trends in June
Bank Fee-Tracking Apps
Quick-Access Baby Bags
Traditional Vietnamese Jackets
Honey Infused Milk Supplements
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.