the percent of hotel rooms expected to be filled during a specific time period. For example,
a cabin aboard a cruise ship with a window, such as a porthole or picture-window, and perhaps a balcony/verandah
oceanview, usually in reference to a hotel room
a time when less travel occurs. Fares are usually lower during these times
a change of aircraft also involving a change of carriers
Official Hotel Guide
a trip in during which there is no travel by air between two cities, such as a flight to Washington DC, then travel by rental car to Charlotte, NC, then a return by air from Charlotte back to the original departure city
a air ticket with no return date specified. Rarely done these days, usually quite expensive and not allowed on most discounted fares
a company providing transportation or travel related services ( airline, cruise line, railway, hotel, car rental company, etc. )
drop dead date on which a reservation must be deposited or cancellation will result
the departure leg of a journey
A company that takes groups from a given city of country to another city or country.
A business providing the equipment necessary for some adventure or activity, such as white-water rafting.
see " oceanview " cabin
job description of an travel agency employee who sells travel but is not based primarily in the agency location most of the time
the practice of selling more airline seats than are available on a specific flight, to make up for no-shows. Usually backfires on the carrier and at times can create much consumer ill-will. Requires passengers to be " bumped " - not always voluntarily. To some extent, happens in the hotel industry as well
extra commission that travel agents sometimes get, usually for selling a certain amount of a supplier's product
Extra commission paid by suppliers for quantity or volume sales.