a room rate including two meals per day, usually breakfast and dinner. Also known as half-pension or demi-pension.
the list of passengers names on ships, planes, etc.
Meal plan that includes two meals daily, usually breakfast and dinner, with the price of accommodations.
Process of selling goods and services to include advertising and product development.
The difference between the net rate and the retail price.
The maximum amount a bank can withdraw from a travel agency's account for payment of the weekly sales report of airline tickets.
see Miscellaneous Charge Order
Person who plans the details of conventions and business meetings.
The legal combination of corporations.
The minimum amount of time required to change planes.
Minimum tour cost and components as required for the use of special air fares.
The minimum wage that may be paid employees by law. This is set by the U.S. Congress by amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act, codified at Title 29, United States Code, Section 206(a)(1), and applies to businesses covered by the Act. In addition, many states set their own minimum wage. As of 2002, the Federal Minimum Wage is $5.15 per hour. It is subject to change by Congress at any time. Furthermore, the individual states may also set their minimum wage above the federal standard, for example, as of 2002, California is $6.75 per hour.
A document used in air transportation by air carriers to evidence payment for air travel or for services in connection therewith. Used for the industry like a "negotiable instrument."
A computerized reservation system which has direct access to the computers of several airlines and/or other travel suppliers.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, a simple majority i.e. 50% plus 1 of those eligible to vote.
Refers to programs that offer packages combining medical and travel services. The medical services range from minor procedures to more complicated surgeries, but the most popular example involves elective plastic surgery. The trip sponsors book the hospital and the doctor as well as air tickets, hotels and post-surgery sightseeing.