Glossary of Industry Terms

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FAM (familiarization) tour

A free or reduced-rate trip offered to travel professionals to acquaint them with what a destination, attraction, or supplier has to offer.

Fly/drive tour

An F.I.T. package that always includes air travel and a rental car and sometimes other travel components.

Folio

An itemized record of a guest’s charges and credits which is maintained in the front office until departure. Also referred to as a guest bill or guest statement.

Frequent Independent travel (F.I.T.)

A custom-designed, prepaid travel package with many individualized arrangements. F.I.T. are unescorted and usually have no formal itinerary.

Full house

A hotel with all guest rooms occupied.

Function room

A special room that is used primarily for private parties, banquets, and meetings. Also called banquet rooms.

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