Monday, 30 April 2018

Don't take selfies and never wheel your own luggage into the lobby on the way out: How to behave in five-star hotels.

When you arrive, 'do not allow your pupils to dilate and mouths to drop in five-star awe', says Mr Hanson. Photo / Getty Images
Five-star hotels are a definite worthwhile treat.

But let's be honest, they can be a bit bizarre, with conventions and expected rules of behaviour that are sometimes a mystery even to seasoned well-heeled travellers. Etiquette expert William Hanson, thankfully, is here to unravel these mysteries, MailOnline Travel reports.

Here he provides a handy guide to avoiding social hiccups at posh properties, from being economical with the selfies to keeping your luggage out of the lobby.

Act as if you own the place
Upon arrival, when you spot the chandeliers, marbled desks, floors and smartly dressed staff, do not allow your pupils to dilate and mouths to drop in five-star awe. This is a very basic and easy way for both the waiting staff and on-looking guests to immediately work out if you really belong there.



By William Hanson.
Full story at NZ Herald.




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