Definition of bellman
1 : a man (such as a town crier) who rings a bell
2 : bellhop
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Unite Here represents housekeepers, bellmen and other workers at two California hotels -- the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco and Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel -- and at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park.
Internet, self-parking, fitness-center access and classes, housekeeping and bellman gratuities.
Tipping etiquette in U.S. hotels, in Brazil and across most of Europe and the Middle East suggests that a bellman get $1 per bag, in contrast to places such as Argentina, Hungary, Japan and New Zealand, where no tipping is the norm.
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