A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology

A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology

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This fully revised and updated second edition provides over 7, 000 definitions of travel and tourism terminology used throughout the world, highlighting the many differences between US and European usage. It covers all aspects of the tourism industry, including hospitality, transport, and ancillary services. It explains the operating language of the travel industry, acronyms and abbreviations of organizations, associations and trade bodies, IT terms and brand names, and provides website addresses. Entries vary from one-line definitions to 500 word articles, and references are provided for further reading. This new edition contains over 500 new entries and the unique cross referencing system has been extended; for example accessing any entry about business travel leads to over 70 others. It is an essential reference tool for anyone involved in tourism research, and everyone in the travel industry.Industry Agenta#39;s Handbook An operating manual for US agents recognized by the ARC; the US equivalent of the IATA Travel Agenta#39;s Handbook. ... Abacus is itself jointly owned by Cathay Pacific Airways, China Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei, SIA, Northwest, ... International safety rules require a minimum number of trained cabin staff, in order to handle possible emergencies.

Title:A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology
Author:Allan Beaver
Publisher:CABI - 2005-01-01


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