should be an oasis of calm amidst the storm of modern life. And they often
would be except for one annoying factor – other guests.
inaugural Hotel Etiquette Study reveals just who those guests are – by
category, that is, we’re not actually naming and shaming here.
the list are ‘inattentive parents,’ who let their little devils run wild,
negatively influencing the experience for 67% of their fellow guests.
line are ‘hallway hellraisers,’ who annoy 64% of respondents by not confining
the party to their rooms.
the full list, from most to least annoying:
Inattentive parents: 67%
Hallway hellraisers: 64%
In-room revelers: 52%
Poolside partiers: 22%
Loudly amorous (indiscreet lovemakers): 21%
Hot tub canoodlers: 20%
Business bar boozers: 12%
Elevator chatterboxes: 6%
etiquette violations differ, they tend to come down to the same behaviour,
whether or not guests respect the strangers in close proximity to them,"
said John Morrey, vice president and general manager of Expedia.com, in a
modicum of consideration for your fellow travellers can go a very long
way," he said.