Special rate for non-overnight use of a hotel room. Usually good only between 6:00am and 5:00pm.
Department of Commerce & Economic Development. The Office of Tourism falls within the realm of DCED.
(1) A person traveling on a free pass; more specifically a transportation crew or crew-member in transit. (2) To operate any empty vehicle.
to get off an airplane or passenger ship
the floor area of a ship. Some cruiseliners have as many as 11 to 14 decks or more !!
the drawing representing the location of the decks, public rooms, cabins, etc of a cruise ship
that payment and/or voucher given those bumped from a flight; may be somewhat negotiable - always ask ! See " bumping "
Department of State
the US government agency that, among other things, issues cautions and warnings concerning travel to many points worldwide. Connect to the
Partial payment used to hold space, usually refundable if cancellation is made enough in advance.
(1) The place to which a traveler is going. (2) In the travel industry: any city, area or country which can be marketed as a single entity to tourists.
a meal plan, usually prepaid, that allows one to dine at various restaurants in an area
the restaurant car of a passenger train
refers to a travel agent's ability to get directly into an airlines database to get true last-seat availability and correct pricing - a big difference between internet fare " quoters " and an agent's CRS ( Computer Reservations System )
a flight to another city that stops at least once en route, but does not involve a change of equipment ( you do not have to change planes )
a legal document that advises clients that a travel agent acts only as a middleman in the sale of travel products; any liability ultimately lies with the supplier, i.e. airline, hotel, car rental company, tour operator, railway, etc.
The U.S. travel industry’s national domestic travel marketing campaign, implemented by TIA, designed to stimulate pleasure travel within the U.S.
Destination Marketing Organization. An organization that promotes a destination rather than a specific product such as state tourism offices, CVB’s, regional marketing organizations and chambers of commerce.
a fare charged for travel within a country
a not-nice practice of holding reservations to the same destination for the same times/days, on the same carriers but through different travel agencies, when only one reservation will ultimately be used
the way in which almost all cruise fares and tour packages are quoted, that is, based on two people traveling together. Most hotel rooms are quoted based on two adults to a room, as well
the fee added to a car rental when the vehicle is returned to a city other than where it was originally rented. In some states, there is no drop off fee most of the time, such as in Florida
being exempt from any import tax