International Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus.
International Airlines Travel Agent Network - administers the IATAN card, the only widely accepted form of legitimate travel agent identification as distinguished from the often-fake photo ID cards distributed by the so-called " card mills "
Institute of Certified Travel Agents.
meaning only available at certain times of the year
en route; in the process of traveling
Vacation travel to the United States from other countries.
travel as a reward for an employee's outstanding performance
a package tour that bundles transportation, accommodations, transfers, sightseeing, possibly some meals, etc
An unescorted tour sold through agents to individuals. For one price, the client receives air travel, accommodation, attraction admissions and typically, car rental.
a stateroom aboard ship that has no window. Sometimes smaller, but at times the same size as an outside cabin
a flight on one airline that connects to a flight on another carrier - these tickets are usually more expensive than flying all on one carrier but may be the only way to get to a destination in some cases. Also unless an interline agreement for baggage handling exists, you may have to claim your luggage from the first flight and recheck it on the next carrier's flight. Not the best way to travel by air !
International Date Line
at 180 degrees longitude, the date on one side of this imaginary line, running from the north to the south pole, is different from the other. The line runs through the Pacific Ocean, and because of it, it is possible to leave one destination on one day, and arrive in another the day before !
The process of educating visitors to national parks and other cultural or historical facilities through the use of signs, markers, etc.
International Tourism Exchange, held annually in Berlin, is the largest single travel trade/consumer show in Europe.
The travel schedule provided by a travel agent or tour operator for his or her client. A proposed or preliminary itinerary may be rather vague or specific. A final itinerary, however, provides all details--flight numbers, departure times and so on--and describes planned activities. It should be delivered shortly before departure.