Holiday Travel: Friendly People, Smiling Faces, Abundant Patience and Good Cheer
Posted on: 01/04/2012 by Tracy Thompson – Senior Marketing Writer at Egencia
Well, not really. But it’s nice to dream.
As we look back at the holiday travel season, I wanted to share an interesting article I found on CNN.com called The Etiquette of Crowded Flying. Several challenges are featured, including on-board crying babies, the “who-gets-the-armrest” question, carry-on luggage problems, and the always popular “I-paid-for-a-ticket-so-I-get-to-crank-my-seat-back-into-your-lap” guy.
There’s also a new problem cited that that you probably haven’t heard about before. Hint: it has to do with technology.
And while the article is primarily focused on leisure travelers, there’s sure to be some business travelers who can relate to it as well, so the tips included here apply to everyone, i.e., anyone that’s a human being.
Luckily, as I mentioned, the holiday travel season is over, so it’s back to business as usual: crying babies, carry-on luggage problems, the I- paid-for-a-ticket-so-I-get-to-crank-my-seat-back-into-your-lap-guy…
Here’s to safe (and sane) travels in 2012.