Travel and hospitality workers offer suggestions on how, with a little kindness and consideration, you can be a better traveler.This goes beyond patience and basic manners. A kinder traveler is more mindful, showing genuine interest in the people we interact with and respect for the places we want to preserve.
Here are a few suggestions from travel and hospitality workers on how the next time you pack your bags, you can be a kinder traveler.
Address employees by their names
Remember that kind words cost you, the traveler, absolutely nothing, but the benefits can be so rewarding. Address your anyone by their names for easy conversation.
Offer compliments, verbally or otherwise
If writing a note slips your mind while on vacation, the appreciation for email or snail mail is just as strong.
Be curious about culture
A kind traveler is always respectful and curious about the cultural significance of the places and people they visit.
Make conservation efforts
Speak out kindly. Make efforts to start conversation with people around you. Speak out using kind words if not it is better to keep silent.
Remember the art of small talk
In many ways, small talk is a defense mechanism to cope with the universal … know the other person, but to simply provide enough information about yourself that … but remembering someone’s name even throughout the small talk is helpful in future someday if you meet them again.