• Claudine Dervaes
  • ISBN-10: 0933143583  |  ISBN-13: 9780933143586
  • 372 Pages
  • © 1998 | Published
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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!

Features and Benefits

  • · Offers an "A to Z" of abbreviations, acronyms, codes and terms
  • · Gives airport and city codes in encoding and decoding formats
  • · Lists capitals, countries, currencies, and time zones
  • · Lists magazines, publications, references, and travel industry organizations
  • · Provides world facts and trivia, temperature and clothing conversions, and a mini-atlas

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.