Liz Cheney May 14, PM. ABC News Live.
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Maison d'envie, a small brothel in Berlin, has come up with a rather unusual promotion for its clients: It has gone green. Top Stories.
Yet another brothel, the Pascha in Cologne, is also trying to crank up business, although not in as quite an environmentally friendly way. We'll notify you here with news about.
Brothel manager, Silvia Rau, told local TV station MDR she hopes the new policy will bring customers back and also provide them with some comfort "in difficult times". The initiative, according to Rau, came from the prostitutes' union, who proposed a discount measure as a way of helping the long-term jobless out of depression.
Villa Bijou Bar, a small brothel in Dresden, saw its average of guests sinking from about per week to about 80 so it came up with the idea to offer unemployed customers a 20 percent discount. I hope the discount will help boost business, which is really bad these days.
Regina Goetz, the manager of Maison d'envie, told ABC News the environmentally friendly offer, which was established two weeks ago, is working fine, "On average, about 10 percent of our customers a day ask for the eco-price service.
Asked what gave her the idea, she said, "I like the idea because it's good for business, it's good for the environment and it saves the customers the hassle to find parking, which is always difficult here. Prostitution in Germany is legal and the industry employs an estimatedtopeople.