Award Date

12-1-2014

Degree Type

Professional Paper

Degree Name

Master of Science in Hotel Administration

Department

Hotel Administration

First Committee Member

Daniel McLean

Abstract

The purpose of this professional paper is to explore the various factors that contribute to cultural differences in tipping behavior. This meta-analysis of the current research can be applied to understand the tipping habits of international tourists in Las Vegas, a relatively unexplored topic.

Keywords

Nevada--Las Vegas; Hospitality industry; National characteristics; Tipping; Tourism

Disciplines

Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Hospitality Administration and Management | International Business | Tourism and Travel