A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology

A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology

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This fully revised and updated second edition provides over 7, 000 definitions of travel and tourism terminology used throughout the world, highlighting the many differences between US and European usage. It covers all aspects of the tourism industry, including hospitality, transport, and ancillary services. It explains the operating language of the travel industry, acronyms and abbreviations of organizations, associations and trade bodies, IT terms and brand names, and provides website addresses. Entries vary from one-line definitions to 500 word articles, and references are provided for further reading. This new edition contains over 500 new entries and the unique cross referencing system has been extended; for example accessing any entry about business travel leads to over 70 others. It is an essential reference tool for anyone involved in tourism research, and everyone in the travel industry.In 2001 SNCF matched the Japanese record for long-distance rail travel over the 600 miles (960 km) between Calais and ... A version of the TGV that provides the Eurostar high-speed international services between London, Paris andanbsp;...

Title:A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology
Author:Allan Beaver
Publisher:CABI - 2005-01-01


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