Culture Savvy Expert Offers Tips On International Dining Etiquette

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    According to culture savvy expert, Victoria Ugarte, “Knowledge of the local dining etiquette can make or break a business travel experience.” With levels of hospitality and protocol differing from country to country, not abiding by a specific country’s rules may leave the host with a negative impression of the business visitor.

    Dining etiquette plays a vital part in making a favorable impression in any social situation, but more so in business where protocol plays an important role. However well one may know their table manners back home, business travelers may have to start from scratch when visiting other countries.

    Author of “Culture Savvy For Women”, Victoria says, “Chances are that other cultures will have totally different dining customs to what a business traveler is used to back home. It’s up to the business traveler to educate themselves on the local social mores and conform to them.”
    Victoria offers tips on what to watch out for in some cultures:

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