In general, how have your tipping practices for meetings changed in the past two years?
|We are tipping more ||11 %|| |
|No change||77%|| |
|We are tipping less||12%|| |
When do you distribute gratuities?
|After the event||90%|| |
|During the event ||23%|| |
|Before the event||6%|| |
In what form(s) do you pay gratuities?
|Billed to master account ||30%|| |
|Gift cards||18%|| |
Patterns vary widely when doling out hotel gratuities
Tipping can be a tricky topic, confirmed a recent M&C poll. Of all the hotel personnel involved in meetings and events, tipping practices vary widely, revealed responses from 164 meeting professionals. Sixty percent of them routinely budget for tips, with 37 percent designating a flat fee per event. See our charts, below.