tipping customs

International Etiquette: Global Tipping in India

By |2018-10-11T14:55:15-05:00June 23rd, 2015|Global Etiquette, Global Tipping, India, International Travel Tips|

In our last blog post, we explored international etiquette and the trends in global tipping. A survey conducted by MasterCard Worldwide explored the tipping practices in 14 Asian countries. As global tipping practices continue to evolve, it’s especially interesting to note customs on the subcontinent of India. On her 2012 trip to southern India, my [...]

International Etiquette: Global Tipping

By |2018-10-11T14:55:15-05:00June 19th, 2015|Global Etiquette, Global Tipping, Houseguest Etiquette, International Travel Tips|

Take a peek at just about any global survey on tipping, and U.S. Americans are invariably at the top of the list. But when TripAdvisor shared the results of its tipping poll in June last year, they reported that even this varies dramatically among U.S. American tourists, with 97% saying they tipped for restaurant service, [...]

Culture, Global Etiquette & 2014 Formula 1 Austin Grand Prix

By |2018-10-11T14:55:17-05:00October 30th, 2014|Formula 1, Global Etiquette, Grand Prix|

It is Austin’s third year to host Formula 1 and the Austin Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. We have learned much as business owners about intercultural awareness over these past few years since F1 came our way, and have improved our international visitor hosting skills considerably. 300,000 visitors are expected from Friday, [...]