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Title:
The travel dictionary
Author:
Dervaes, Claudine.
Personal Author:
Edition:
New edition.
Publication Information:
Tampa, Fla. : Solitaire Pub., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
v, 372 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780933143586
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

For professionals and travelers the world over, this encyclopedia of information contains over 6,000 terms, codes, acronyms and abbreviations of travel, and includes travel industry associations, consortiums, reference books, magazines, and newsletters. Time zones around the world are listed as well as countries and capitals, currencies and currency codes, airline codes, and city/airport codes in both encoding and decoding formats. From "arunk" to "Z- time", the terminology also comprises many political, social, cultural, technical, and geographic elements, and numerous American terms are defined for foreign tourism consultants. From world facts and trivia, to international geographical terms, metric conversions, and world area maps, this dictionary covers it all!


Table of Contents

Abbreviations for States and Provinces
Travel Industry Organizations
Decoding Worldwide City/Airport Codes
Decoding and Encoding Airline Codes
A to Z of Terms
Codes
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Travel Industry Reference Books and Publications
Communication Code and 24-hour clock
U.S. Time Zones Map
Countries
Currencies
and Currency Codes
U.S. States and Capitals
Computerization Codes
Car Rental Company and Information Codes
Hotel Company and Information Codes
Fare Indicators and Web Sites