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Board

The meals provided with a tourists chosen accommodation

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Differentiation

Elements of a product and service that make it different from others on the market and therefore attractive to customers

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Full board

The provision of accommodation and all meals at a hotel or guest house
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in the holiday price, but any other drinks or snacks outside the meal times will cost you extra

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All inclusive

All meals, drinks and activities are included in the overall price of the holiday

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Half board

Provision of bed, breakfast and one main meal at a hotel

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Bed and breakfast

Sleeping accommodation for a night and a meal in the morning

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Accommodation only

Just the price for the room without cost of food and other activities

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Financial quarter

A quarter of a year or three months

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Disposable income

The amount of money left over from a persons wages after they have paid tax and necessary expenses such as rent and food bills

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Exchange rate

The amount of money that one currency is worth in another currency

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Fuel hedging

An agreement to purchase fuel at a predetermined price for a specified future time period

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Demographics

Statistical data relating to the population, such as average age and average income

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Baby boomers

The generation of people born between 1946- 1964

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Grey market

Older people with substantial disposable income

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Multi-generational

A family containing multiple generations, such as children, parents, grandparents and even great grandparents

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Pro rata

Latin for proportional

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Hipster holidays

Holidays to more unusual tourist destinations, such as Iran, where tourists can go skiing and visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Legislation

Set of laws made official by Parliament

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Deregulation

the process of removing legal restrictions on the operation of an industry to allow greater competition, with the intention of ensuring greater efficiency and reduced prices for customers

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Duty of care

Moral or legal responsibility for the safety of a person or group of people

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Air passenger duty (APD)

A tax paid by airline passengers to the government, collected when the passenger purchases their ticket from the airline

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Epidemic

an outbreak of an infectious disease that spreads rapidly and widely within an area

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Pandemic

a global epidemic of an infectious disease

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Climate change

a change in global or regional climate patterns, largely due to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.

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Sustainability

avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.

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Responsible/sustainable tourism

an industry committed to making a low impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate future employment for local people. The positive of sustainable tourism is to ensure that development is a positive experience for local people; tourism companies; and tourists themselves.

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Extreme weather event

is when a weather event is significantly different from the average or usual weather pattern. This may take place over one day or a period of time. A flash flood or heat wave are two examples of extreme weather in the UK.

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Natural disaster

a natural event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes great damage or loss of life