Business Dinner Etiquette Around the World


Most of us think that business transactions take place in offices and boardrooms around the world, but in truth a great number of business deals are agreed in much more informal settings—such as business dinners.

Mixing unfamiliar surroundings with cultural differences can lead to simple misunderstandings that can easily offend or upset, and ultimately diminish business relationships.

But avoiding offending your dinner guests when traveling on business needn’t be difficult! This infographic put together by Principal Hayley Hotels highlights some of the major differences in business dinner etiquette in 13 different countries:

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