List established when there are no more ready available spaces; names waiting for cancellations.
a written acknowledgement that a passenger has declined something, such as insurance coverage for a trip, for example. Also, the formal acknowledgement of the waiving or dismissal of a requirement, such as a waiver of a penalty for late booking, etc
one who purchases an air ticket at the last moment, usually at the airport ticket counter
Term used when a traveler arrives at a hotel with a reservation but no rooms are available, so the hotel pays for the traveler’s accommodations at another hotel.
the area of a hotel room that has a bar or other counter space with running water, used for the preparation of drinks
A company that usually creates and certainly markets inclusive tours and FITs for sale through travel agents. Often used interchangeably with tour operator, but several distinctions might be drawn: (1) A wholesaler presumably sells nothing at retail; a tour operator often does both; (2) A wholesaler does not always create his own products; a tour operator virtually always does; (3) a wholesales is less inclined than a tour operator to perform local services. Industry reportage often fails to make distinctions, and to confound things further, many travel companies perform any or all of the functions of travel agent, contractor, tour operator and wholesaler.
World Travel Guide
a yearly publication that provides detailed information on most every country in the world, with entries on currency, transportation, climate, visa and passport requirements, sightseeing opportunities, etc. A primary book of knowledge for the professional travel agent
World Travel Market. Largest trade show geared for the United Kingdom, held annually in London.