12/03/2012 06:58 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2013

Why Are The Folks In Hotel Ads So Terrifyingly Happy? (PHOTOS)

Vacations are all about fun, relaxation and the "what happens here stays here" vibe. When you're on a vacay, it feels like nothing can get ya down, but some hotel websites go a little too far and market their properties by showing "guests" in such an absolutely euphoric state that they seem to be taking recreational drugs by the handfull.

When we're deciding where to stay for our winter getaway, we usually don't base it on how happy the "guests" on the website seem to be. Nonetheless, those photos can be pretty entertaining. We've rounded up some of our favorites for your enjoyment. They may make you want to go on vacation, but it is probably more likely that they'll make you want to to take some downers.

-- Oyster Staff,

The Oddly Happy People In Hotel Ads