Excerpt from the 2017-07-13 United Daily News
American travel computing company TravelMath, sent a team to nine different hotels, collected 36 samples and found the remote control is one of the dirtiest items in the hotel room. Surprisingly, in the five-star hotel, remote control even more dirty than the bathroom desk; bathroom manager Taiwan bacteria is not the most three-star hotel, but four-star hotel. The results are as follows:
Three star hotel
Bathroom counter: 320007 Bacterial units.
Remote control: 232733 Bacterial units.
Telephone: 11403 Bacterial units.
Guest Desk: 4687 Bacteria Unit.
Four star hotel
Bathroom counter: 2534773Bacterial units.
Desk: 1800003 Bacteria Unit.
Remote control: 1400027 Bacterial units.
Telephone: 137 bacterial units.
Remote control: 2002,300 bacterial units.
Bathroom counter: 1011670 Bacterial units.
Desk: 1011670 Bacteria Unit.
Telephone: 1217 Bacterial units.