Who are the world's worst tourists? The answer might surprise you. In fact, it might be you.
A survey conducted by Living Social and Mandala Research released Friday indicated that Americans are the world's worst tourist. And don't blame someone else for the name calling: 4,000 out of 5,600 respondents were Americans themselves.
Americans, Canadians and Australians all gave U.S. tourists the worst ranking on the survey, while Irish respondents indicated their British neighbors were the worst, and the British called out the Germans for bad travel behavior, according to a Living Social news release .
Other survey findings included:
Thankfully, the survey did include some good news about Americans: we're a lot worldlier than one might believe. Results indicated that 78 percent of Americans have visited at least one foreign country; 61 percent have visited multiple countries; and 36 percent have traveled to four or more foreign destinations.
Living Social started as a "daily deal" website, but has recently expanded to include discounted travel options in nearly two dozen markets.
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