A series of arrivals and departures, often charters, where one group arrives as another departs.
That amount of baggage, generally consisting of the passenger's personal effects, carried by the airline and cruise line free of charge.
Chartering a boat without a crew.
A system whereby airlines are permitted to exchange tickets for goods or services provided to the airlines. Many problems still need to be worked out with the process, including how a resale market for bartered tickets may be controlled in some manner so as to protect consumers and carriers alike. Many carriers are of the opinion that unlicensed and unregulated firms may become involved in the distribution process, possibly leading to some form of a "black market" in the resale of bartered tickets.
The fare without tax.
Width of the ship (amidship) between the widest point of its two sides.
Bed, usually attached to a wall within the passenger's cabin. They may fold up against the wall when not in use. Also a space where ships dock, as in the berths (or slips) of a port. Dock, pier or quay (key).
Certain dates or periods when travel on specific fares is not permitted (usually holidays).
A reserved number of rooms, seats or other space, usually reserved in advance for the purpose of selling them in a tour package.
Card or form given to passenger that indicates the seat assignment or other travel space. On ships, it can be called an embarkation card.
An insurance agreement pledging surety protection in case the company goes bankrupt or defaults on payments.
A reservation. A telephone request to a line's reservations department to secure an option on a cabin.
Area from which a ship is steered, the captain's work area. Navigational and command control center of the ship.
Usually refers to the 225 mile zone extending north and south of the border of the U.S. that is subject to the 8% tax on airline tickets.
A net fare for a certain number of seats. This fare is for a block of seats sold to a purchaser, usually a tour operator, wholesaler, or travel agent. Similar to blocked space.
Upright partition or wall dividing the ship into cabins or compartments.
The term given to the procedure for declining boarding to a reserved seat passenger on an overbooked flight. This occurs when a passenger is unable to travel because other passengers have been given higher priority to travel. The term is used largely with respect to airline travel and an overbooking situation.
Travel departments of large-scale corporations that serve the business travel needs of the corporations' officers and employees.
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Activities that include travel for official purposes; visits of employees or other individuals for professional or commercial purposes, including; installing equipment, inspection, purchases, sales for foreign enterprises; attending meetings, participation at exhibitions and trade fairs, conferences, conventions; employer incentive tours; giving lectures or concerts; programming tourist travel; contracting of accommodation and transport, guides and other tourism professionals; participation in professional sports activities; government missions including those for diplomatic, military or international organisation personnel, except when stationed on duty in the country visited; paid study, education and research, including university sabbatical leave; language, professional or other special courses in connection with and supported by the visitor’s business or profession.
A person who receives personal property from another as a bailment. The bailee or custodian exercises control over the goods and is responsible.
The delivery of personal property by one person to another who holds the property for a certain purpose under a contract (generally applies when a hotel holds personal property left in the room by a guest who has not yet paid his bill). Personal property left in a hotel room safe deposit box are not in a bailment as no one has control of the goods. Items left at the front desk in their safe are under the care of the hotel and staff and are bailment.
A person who holds personal property from another as a bailment. The person who leaves property in the custody and control of another person, the custodian or bailee.
Violation of a contractual obligation by failing to perform one's own promise, without a legitimate legal excuse, or by interfering with another party's performance. A breach can also be any act indicating that a party to the contract will not complete the work, which is known as an “anticipatory breach.