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By S. Medlik

This re-creation combines inside of covers: * A dictionary of 2500 phrases * Descriptions of three hundred firms * A biographical dictionary of a hundred personalities * factors of 1200 acronyms and abbreviations * Key information for good over 2 hundred international locations * A concise bibliography directory greater than a hundred priceless assets of extra info The author's lengthy and huge adventure of those fields makes this an vital better half for college kids and academics, and people hired in suitable companies and agencies, in addition to for the guests, travelers and visitors who're the raison d'être of all of it. comprises greater than 4000 entries, with over one thousand of them new to this variation Profiles a hundred striking personalities attached with shuttle, tourism and hospitality Describes three hundred overseas and nationwide agencies, with facts from over two hundred international locations

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Bothie/bothy Scottish term for one-room building originally used for accommodating workmen, nowadays also describing such basic shelter without facilities to accommodate walkers, as in the Scottish Highlands. suggest ways of promoting solutions. The report of the Commission under the title North–South: A Programme for Survival, known as the Brandt Report, was published in 1980. brasserie An establishment of French origin serving simple quick meals at most hours of the day, whilst restaurants (some called auberges or relais) tend to be more formal and open at traditional meal times.

Camper See caravan; recreation(al) vehicle (RV) arid and semi-arid climates. A well-known example and a major tourist/visitor attraction is Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA, a National Park, where tourist pressures and erosion pose serious management problems; flights by aircraft and rafting on the Colorado River add to them. capacity limitation agreement An agreement between carriers, commonly airlines, stipulating the maximum capacity to be offered by each carrier on a particular route. campground Synonym for camping site.

See also black tie; business attire. casual employee/worker One engaged for mation in the form of maps; mapmaking. irregular employment by the hour or on a dayto-day basis, and usually paid wages in cash on completion of each particular turn of duty. Sometimes also described as occasional employee/worker. What constitutes a casual employee/worker is sometimes defined specifically for statutory purposes or in collective agreements between employers and employees or their representatives. carvery A restaurant where hot roast meals catamaran Originally describing a raft of two are offered at the buffet table for the customer to carve his/her own portion or to be served by a chef and then to help himself/herself to vegetables and accompaniments.

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