A type of tourism in which vacationers travel to unusual places to observe ecological systems and endangered wildlife species in their natural habitat.
hostel catering to seniors - see " hostel "
a " paperless " airline ticket allowing one to check-in and fly with just proper photo ID. What may look like a ticket is actually just a paper passenger receipt. E-tickets cannot be lost, or used by anyone else, so they are safer than standard paper tickets, which may soon become extinct. One drawback is that e-tickets on one carrier cannot be honored by another, so in a cancelled-flight snafu, the original carrier must print hard copy tickets before another airline can accept them. This presents major paperwork problems for the affected carrier
to board a plane or cruise ship
in the hotel industry, indicates that a certain feature(s) is directly in the room, or adjacent to that room
basic meal of cereal, juice, eggs, meats, and other beverages. Common with most hotels in the UK/Great Britain
(1) A person, usually employed by a tour operator, who accompanies a tour from departure to return as guide or trouble-shooter. (2) A person who performs such functions only at the destination. The terms host-escort or host are often used, and are preferred, to describe this service.
An organized tour led by a professional tour manager.
Eastern Standard Time
estimated time of arrival
estimated time of departure
a special fare ticket that allows either unlimited train travel, or travel for a certain number of days/weeks, in many European countries (except in Britain, where the Britrailpass offers similar travel in England, Scotland, and Wales)
a rate at a hotel that includes no meals
An occurrence that attracts tourists.
a side trip from a main destination, usually at added cost and optional