Everyone in the service industry knows that there are good days and then there are those very very bad days. Probably the first person you meet when arriving at your hotel is the doorman – or whatever other title the hotel chooses to give him. He is the one who opens the door of the… Continue reading Pity the poor bellman
Tipping me over the edge
Tipping – how much is too much and how much is too little. Is a tip expected? In countries like Australia and New Zealand hardly anyone tips – it is just not expected. Same thing in the Cook Islands. So what’s a poor traveller to do and how much should you tip if at all?… Continue reading Tipping me over the edge
Have you reached the tipping point?
When it comes to paying for service how do you feel about that? Do you feel that you have paid enough already for the hotel / cruise / dinner that you don’t really need to start shelling out cash left right and centre? There are some countries where tipping is not expected – such as Australia… Continue reading Have you reached the tipping point?