This dictionary provides approximately 6,000 definitions of travel and tourism terminology, used in the English speaking world. It covers the operating language of the industry, acronyms such as organizations, trade bodies, and airlines, IT terms and brand names (e.g. "air miles"). The book covers all aspects of the tourism industry, including hospitality, transport--road, rail, air and sea, and ancillary services such as car rental, insurance, passport and visa services, and foreign currency. Entries vary from one-line definitions to 500 word articles. References are provided for further reading, and where possible, web site addresses are given for organizations. This volume is an essential reference tool for anyone involved in tourism research, and everyone in the travel industry.
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A. Beaver, Visiting Professor,, Buckingham Chilterns University College.Review:
"Professor Beaver is to be congratulated for bringing all this information together in easily accessible form for use not only by those in the travel industry but by students and reference librarians as well." (Reference Reviews)
"The book provides a vital reference tool for both academics and practitioners in the tourism industry and I am sure that it will be extensively used." (Tourism)
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