The etiquette guide has taken a break from arranging its cutlery and drawing up a table plan to join forces with Airbnb in creating an online guide to home-sharing. Social awkwardness with visitors may become a thing of the past. Possibly
Just when we thought social media and the sharing ethos were beginning to break down traditional attitudes towards travel, holiday accommodation and life in general, the elite etiquette guide publisher Debrett’s has thrown its hat into the ring.
The historic firm – best known for what some may (politely) refer to as an excruciatingly stuffy and overbearing guide to British manners – has teamed up with Airbnb to produce an online guide to home-sharing.
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