The international sex trade — brothels, bath houses, escort services, etc. — has taken a big hit from parsimonious clients tightening their belts the world over. But these workers aren’t taking it lying down, as it were. According to a new Time story, sex trade businesses are launching a number of promotional initiatives to invite clientele, from senior-citizen discounts to free shuttles to and from the spots where the magic happens.
Some have been hit harder than others.