Why Tip&Go?

Apr 8, 2024

For the past year, I’ve been writing one article a week on the hotel industry (for a total of 96 articles, in both English and French!). Those articles gravitated around housekeepers and how labour shortage is affecting the industry. Today, let’s look at some basic stats that explain the existence of Tip&Go.

Do hotel guests still carry cash with them?

  • A study from Travis Credit Union found that only 10% of people carry cash for tipping.
  • More than 70% of hotel guests who did not tip hotel staff at their recent stay would have left a tip if digital tipping was offered.

What proportion of hotel guests do not leave tips?

While 60% of hotel guests reported leaving a tip at their most recent hotel stay, hotel workers said that only 30% of guests tip staff members .

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