The Tourism Society's Dictionary for the Tourism Industry Edition 3

Paperback
October 2008
9781845934491
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  • Publisher
    CABI
  • Published
    1st October 2008
  • ISBN 9781845934491
  • Language English
  • Pages 152 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9.5"
$31.90

This dictionary is a handy reference covering everyday terms used within the tourism, travel, leisure and airline sectors. The dictionary provides an overview of terminology used within these global industries, complete with explanations for industry-specific terms and helpful annotated diagrams to illustrate travel related information, such as seating plans and airline tickets. It is a useful introduction for those new to studying or working in tourism and related industries.

* Covers travel-related facts on over 130 countries, including capital cities, currencies and languages
* Includes airline and airport codings for major airlines and airports worldwide
* Lists the Phonetic Radio Alphabet as used by pilots and other transport professionals.
* Provides a selection of interesting words and idioms useful for guides, tour managers and those compiling itineraries

"This eclectic book goes beyond providing definitions...one is left with an odd but yet fascinating overview of the tourism sector."

Wayne William Smith, College of Charleston, USA - , Annals of Tourism Research

International Radio Alphabet
Abbreviations
The Dictionary
Illustrations
Countries of the World
Weights and Measures
Airline and Airport Codes
Idioms

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