The computer reservations system presently sponsored by United and US Airlines (2002).
The place to leave and enter a ship. The opening through the ship's bulwarks, or through the ship's side, and the ramp by which passengers embark and disembark.
The ship's kitchen.
City from which there are international flights or transportation vehicle departures.
An association by an agreement of two or more persons or entities (the "general partners") for a common profit making objective, and by which each of the partners bears full liability to third parties. The assets of the general partners are available to satisfy judgments arising out of the partnership business.
Arrangements requiring a number of people and the purchase of tour arrangement.
Tip or payment for services above the cost of the product or service. See also service charge. The passenger's personal expression of thanks, tips, to the ship's service personnel for services received.
Land services such as transfers, sightseeing tours, etc.
The company providing land services. See ground arrangements.
A travel industry term referring to hotels, bus and rental car companies, tour escorts, and others providing services to travelers at a point of destination, usually in conjunction with an organized tour.
Concerted action aimed at depriving a competitor of some relationship it needs to compete effectively. This behavior constitutes a per se violation of the antitrust laws.
A package of ground components, such as accommodations, sightseeing features, etc., generally described in a brochure and sold in conjunction with group reduced rate air transportation.
Amount before deducting.
The profit or income before expenses have been deducted.
GRT - A measure of size, equal to 100 cubic feet of enclosed space. Gross registered tonnage, i.e. a measurement of 100 cubic feet of enclosed revenue earning space within a ship.
- GRT - A measure of size, equal to 100 cubic feet of enclosed space. Gross registered tonnage, i.e. a measurement of 100 cubic feet of enclosed revenue earning space within a ship.
Agreement to provide expected services or products. The cruise line's promise that the passenger will sail on a stated voyage in a specified price category or type of cabin, at an agreed rate no higher than would ordinarily apply for that voyage, which may result in an improvement of accommodations at no additional cost.
A rate confirmed even if the supplier does not obtain a roommate. Acceptance by some lines of a single booking at the cost saving double occupancy rate, with the understanding that the client is willing to share use of the cabin with a stranger of the same sex.
The United States federal government’s organization that primarily supports other federal agencies with goods, acquisition services, and management policies needed to carry out their missions.
A person who arranges tourism services for the clients of a tour operator or other organizers whose principal place of business is outside the country and the term also applies to those who refer to themselves as “incoming tour operators.
An award of money provided under a program of financial assistance.
Any natural person who is employed by a licensed outfitter to furnish personal services for the conduct of outdoor recreational activities directly related to the conduct of activities for which the employing outfitter is licensed.