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Affluent

Having a lot of money and a good standard of living

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Cater for

To provide the things that a particular person or situation needs or wants

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Charter

The hiring of a plane, boat etc

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Consumer boom

A period characterized by Strong consumer demand

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Date back to

To have existed since a particular time in the past for the length of time mentioned

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Current

Happening now

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Demography

The changing number of births, deaths, diseases, etc in a community over a period of time; the scientific study of these changes

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FIT

fully independent Traveller,

Foreign independent tour

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Inward investement

Money that is invested in a particular country from outside it

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Level off

To stop rising or falling and remain horizontal

To stay st a steady level of development or progress after a period of sharp rises or falls

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Outbound

Travelling from a place rather than arriving in it

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Inbound

Travelling towards a place rather than leaving it

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Recharge your batteries

To get back your strength and energy

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Segment

A part of a circle separated from the rest by a single line

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Surge

To suddenly increase in value

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Vertical axis

Going straight up or down

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Horizontal axis

Going across or parallel to the ground

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Link

A connection from a word or image on a webpage to another webpage

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Font

The size and style of text displayed on a computer screen

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Bandwidth

The amount of data that can be transmitted at one time

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Crash

Stop working completely

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Cursor

A moving mark or arrow to navigate around a computer screen

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Layout

The way text and images are set out on a page

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Menu

A list of choices which appears on a computer screen

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Home page

The first page of a website

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Scroll

Move information up or down on a screen

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Load

Transfer a program or webpage from s remote server to s computer

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Format

To prepare a computer or disk so that data can be recorded on it

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Host

The main computer in a network that controls or supplies information to other computers that are connected to it

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Hype

To advertise something a lot and exaggerate its good qualities, in order to get a lot of public attention for it

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Innovative

Introducing or using new ideas, ways of doing something etc

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Post

A message sent to a discussion group on the Internet

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Publicity

Free content about a person or a company that appears in the media

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Ranking

The position of somebody/something on a scale that shows how good or important they are

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Scroll

To move text on a computer screen up or down so that you can read different parts of it

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Social network

A social networking site or app through which users can communicate with each other by adding information, messages, images, etc

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Update

To make something more modern by adding new parts

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Brand awareness

The name of hotel is easily recognized

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Brand image

Guests know exactly what to expect

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Brand loyalty

Guests will keep coming back

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Balance sheet

A written statement showing the amount of money and property that a company has and listing what has been received and paid out

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Clientele

All the customers or clients

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Comply with

To obey a rule, an order etc

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Earmark

To decide that something will be used for a particular purpose or to state that something will happen to somebody in the future

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Fixtures

In a hotel

Things such as bath/bathtub or a toilet that you do not have to take with you

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Franchise

Formal permission given by a company to somebody who wants to sell its goods or services in s particular area

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Occupancy

The act of living in or using a building, room, piece of land

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Overhead

Above your head, in the sky

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Overlook

If a building overlooks a place, you can see that place from The building

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Permit

An official document that gives somebody the right to do something, especially for a limited period of time

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Refurbishment

The act or process of cleaning and decorating a room, building etc in order to make it more attractive, more useful etc

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Renovate

To repair and paint and old building, piece of furniture etc so that it is in good condition again

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Start-up

A company that is just beginning to operate

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Biodiversity

The existence of a large number of different kinds of animals and plants which make a balanced environment

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Disembark

To leave a vehicle, especially s ship or an aircraft, at the end of a journey

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Disposal

The sale of part of a business, property etc

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Ecosystem

All the plants and living creatures in a particular area considered in relation to their physical environment

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Endangered species

At risk of no longer existing

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Garbage

Waste food, paper that you throw away

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Indigenous

Belonging to a particular place rather than coming to it from somewhere else

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Influx

The fact of a lot of people, money or things arriving somewhere

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Leakage

An amount of liquid or gas escaping through a home in something

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Recycling

The process of treating things that have already been used so that they can be used again

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Siphon

To move a liquid from one container to another

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Stakeholder

A person or company that is involved in a particular organization, project, system etc especially because they have invested money in it

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Aircraft Stands

Places where aircrafts are waiting for passengers

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Benchmark

Something that can be measured and used as a standard that other things can be compared with

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Bump up

To increase or raise something

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Carrier

A company that carries goods or passengers from one place to another, especially by air

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Cart

A small vehicle with wheels that can be pushed or pulled along and used for carrying things like baggage

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conveyor

A person that carries something

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Ground handling crew

Obsługa naziemna

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Hold

The part of a ship or plane where the goods being carried are stored

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Hub

The central and most important part of a particular place or activity

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Landing charges

A fee paid by an aircraft to an airport company for landing at a particular airport

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Landside

Uzytkowa czesc lotniska

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Pay-as-you-go

Connected with a system of paying for a service just before you use it rather than paying for it later

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Pax

A person

Per pax

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Screening

examining large number of people or things eg luggage

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Slot

A time or an opportunity for somebody/something

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Turnaround times

The amount of time it takes to unload a ship or plane at the end of one journey and load it again for the next one

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Break even

A time when a company or piece of business earns just enough money to pay for its costs

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Niche

An opportunity to sell a particular product to a particular group of people