Our decision to eliminate tipping during the pandemic is less about what will work and more about what is right.
Rules vary from country to country and from region to region.
"The custom is starting to have a substantial impact on the financial futures of Canadians.”
Just like Justin Timberlake we have that "sunshine in our pocket" and like to enjoy some of "that good soul in our feet:" long lattés, drinks with friends, playing outdoors until dark, road trips and last-minute getaways -- some of which we have to pay for and tip.
"10 years from now, no one will know what a tip is."
The holiday season is a fine opportunity to thank the professionals who serve us daily. Rather than offering gifts, we decided that it makes more sense and it will probably be more appreciated and certainly more useful, to offer them a sum of money instead of token gifts. What amount would you suggest?
A B.C. restaurant may become the first in Canada to ban tipping, which the owner calls a "broken system." David Jones plans
In 2014, look for the ongoing dialogue on North American tipping culture to reach a tipping point, as both restaurateurs
While dining with an American couple, I mentioned that I would be adding an 18 per cent tip, knocking down my customary 20 per cent a little due to the poor service. Well, you would have thought I had announced my support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad. I was informed that it is now customary at better restaurants in the U.S. to tip a minimum of 20 per cent.