10 Behaviors that irritate Brazilians on the beach
Expedia travel agent Expedia and research firm Northstar interviewed more than 11,000 travelers from 24 countries to find out what types of sand goers are the most annoying on the beach . Are you one of them?
1. What does not take garbage itself
For Brazilians, the champion is the visitor who does not take away his own garbage, leaving the beaches dirty. The attitude bothers 76% of Brazilians and 52% of vacationers in the world average.
2. The drunk
Exaggeration in the consumption of alcoholic beverages can become inconvenient, and it upset 44% of Brazilians and 41% of swimmers in the world average.
3. Talking loudly
Excessive volume, whether on sound devices or talking, can irritate. The survey pointed out that 44% of Brazilians said that this type of behavior disrupts a good beach day, an average similar to the global one, of 36%.
4. Inattentive parents
Keeping children's eyes on children is essential in times of great movement. Even so, the negligence of those responsible for small ones irritates 41% of Brazilians and 38% of travelers in the global average.
5. What blows sand
About 40% of those interviewed are uncomfortable with those who leave by spreading sand for everything that is place, whether on walks, or when playing football by the sea. In the global average, the number is much smaller, with 28%.
6. The DJ
Even without knowing it, many of us know the hits of moments through the various radios, speakers and even automotive equipment that circulates along the beaches. But this does not seem to please everyone, 34% of Brazilians are annoyed by this type of behavior, which reduces to 30% in the world average.
7. The umbrella invader
In summer, the contest for a shadow is fierce. About 30% of Brazilians do not support splitting the parasol with strangers, even more those who have not even been invited. In the world, it's average is 36%.
8. The paparazzi
19% of Brazilians are annoyed by the amount of selfies and other photographs taken by the sea. And it's not just the people here: on the global average, 26% of travelers have little patience with the social slack.
9. Who looks too much
Among those interviewed, 10% say they are bothered by the unnecessary or insistent looks of strangers. On the global average, the number rises to 13%.
10. Intimate Couples
According to the study, 6% of Brazilians are bothered by couples who exaggerate in the climate of intimacy by the sea. The average is less than the overall, in which 14% of people are irritated with the behavior.
In addition, the survey evaluated other behaviors of respondents. The main fears of Brazilians are: having stolen goods (30%), drowning (19%) and attacking sharks (15%).
When it comes to activities, 71% enjoy going to the beach just to relax . Watching the sunset (70%) and taking a walk (61%) is also a frequent activity.
Beer was cited as a favorite alcoholic beverage by 28% of respondents worldwide and 40% of Brazilians admit Drinking more alcoholic beverages than usual when they have their feet in the sand.
During the holidays, 72% of Brazilians prefer to go to the beach. The factors that influenced the choice, 83% affirm that beach cleaning is the most important, followed by safety and cost benefit. The survey also shows that for Brazilians who have traveled abroad, Florida's most popular international destination is the United States. Americans prefer the beaches of Mexico, Central America and Brazil. Worldwide, the beaches of Spain were the most visited, followed by beaches in Australia, Italy and Mexico.
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