Glossary of Industry Terms

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Land operator

See receptive operator.

Leg

Portion of a journey between two scheduled stops.

List broker

A seller of mail lists for direct marketing.

Load factor

The number of passengers traveling on a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft compared to the number of available seats or cabins.

Locater map

A map of an area or a city, showing locations of attractions and hotels.

Lodging

Any establishment that provides shelter and overnight accommodations to travelers.

Logistics

Management of the details of an operation.

Low season

See off peak.

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