a hotel rate that includes breakfast and one other meal, usually dinner. Sometimes called Modified American Plan (MAP) or demi-pension
a printed version of a document, such as an airline ticket or hotel voucher
another airline no-no; buying a ticket from A to C with a stop in B. The passenger gets off at B, which was the intended destination anyway. The ticket is purchased because the fare from A to C is LESS than A to B ! Yes, the fare structure makes no sense ! Please do not ask a travel agent to do hidden-city tickets; he can be seriously penalized for it
the time of year when a destination gets the greatest crowds, and thus can increase hotel and rental car rates, etc. As an example, summertime is high season for travel to Europe ( just check the airfares ! )
Loose-knit group of communities and businesses situated along the road system.
an inexpensive accommodation, usually dormitory style, popular with the student crowd - thus the term " youth hostel "
Hotel and Travel Index - A quarterly publication listing thousands of hotel properties worldwide, used by many professional travel agents
an airport or city in which an airline has a major presence and many flights to other destinations. As an example, Delta has a hub in Atlanta. Many carriers use the hub-and-spoke system to maximize profits by keeping the aircraft in the air as much as possible. Flights to the hub are many, and from there flights to many other destinations are scheduled
in the Caribbean primarily, and the Southeastern US, a period from June through October during which such storms are likely to occur