29 Dec '13, 4pm

Top 10 countries with most holidays

Top 10 countries with most holidays

Russians enjoy twice as much vacation time as Americans and nearly quadruple the time off taken by Mexicans, reveals a newly released survey ranking countries with the most holidays. In its review of the 30 countries surveyed, online reservation site Hotels.com found that Russians enjoy 40 days off throughout the year. The US gets 20 days off, while Canada is second to last on the list with an entitlement of just 15 days vacation time. At the other end of the spectrum, meanwhile, Mexicans get a paltry 13 days off. Meanwhile, a slew of studies have shown that productivity actually increases in proportion to vacation time taken, serving to recharge employees’ batteries and re-enter the workplace with a renewed sense of purpose. It’s a concept that some companies have taken a step further in the US. Companies such as IBM and Netflix, for instance, have tossed the standard two...

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