Acapulco Document Outcome of a meeting convened in 1982 by the World Tourism Organization in Acapulco, Mexico, to implement the aims agreed by the Manila Declaration.
Bonding scheme of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers’ Trust Ltd operated by Travel and General Insurance Company, which covers all money paid to travel organizers by holidaymakers in the UK. See bonding schemes (UK) for other schemes.
ABTA Bonding Scheme
Bonding scheme operated by the UK Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), which requires all firms to put up a bond as a condition of membership. The scheme covers products and services provided by ABTA members. For example, in the case of ABTA tour operator failure, while on holiday (vacation) the holidaymaker will be rescued; if the holiday has not been started, any money held by the ABTA tour operator or travel agent will be returned.
Term used particularly in air transport in connection with joint fares when acarrier accepts (i.e., absorbs) for its part of a joint fare the difference between a regular fare and a lower fare as a result of computing a joint fare.
French term for kitchen clerk who calls out orders from waiters to chefs and keeps the waiters’ written orders arranged by tables.
Term used to describe advertising for which a commission is normally payable by the media to advertising agencies operating on behalf of clients. The media included are the press, television,radio, cinema and posters. Thus, broadly speaking, above-the-line advertising expenditure is usually the responsibility of the agency. Sometimes called media advertising.
One of the original inhabitants of an area or a descendant of one,term used to describe, e.g., a member of the indigenous race of Australia as opposed to a colonist. Abo is a derogatory abbreviation.
Rail ticket available on the Continent of Europe, which allows unlimited travel within a specified area for a specific period of time.
A nautical term denoting on a line at right-angles to the ship’s or aircraft’s length, i.e., at right-angles to the direction of travel.