Glossary of Industry Terms

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Head tax

Fee charged for arriving and departing passengers in some foreign countries.

High season

See peak season.

Hosted group tour

A group tour that features a representative (the host) of the tour operator, destination, or other tour provider, who interacts with the group only for a few hours a day to provide information and arrange for transportation. The host usually does not accompany the group as it travels.

House

A synonym used for hotel.

Hub-and-spoke itinerary

A travel routing design that uses a central destination as the departure and return point for day trips to outlying destinations and attractions.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z