HOSPITALITY— A common trait Filipinos are very known for. Foreigners who have experienced traveling around the country can verify it. It is said that Filipinos are much friendlier and welcoming than other people in the world. They make sure that their visitors are treated well and entertained even they just met at the first time. They always tend to pleased them in the best way they can. They sometimes forget themselves for they want to give the best for their visitors. These are some aspects of Filipino hospitality:
Guest are automatically invited to a meal, even when the food is unsatisfying. 2.
They always serve the best food they can provide if there is a visitor. 3.
Visitors sleep in the best room or bed in the house and they also provides most of the things they need. 4.
Filipinos are very warm and pleasant to their visitors. They always made jokes to entertain and make their visitors feel comfortable. 5.
When the guest leaves, they are given gifts to bring home. From the examples above, many can say that Filipinos are really hospitable. Foreigners admire them for their characteristic, but for Filipinos, it is no longer just simple hi and hello, it is not just about giving “merienda” to guests. It is something even the greatest philosophers can’t define because Filipinos have changed its definition. For Filipinos, it became a tradition. They love entertaining foreign visitors; as to help, or for whatever reasons, interacting with them is unavoidable, for It serves as their promise of a true friendship and a genuine love to other people.
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