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What is the meaning / definition of IATA in the hospitality industry?
IATA stands for: International Air Transport Association. It is a trade association of airline companies which operates international services and establishes standard practices.
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What is the meaning / definition of IDS in the hospitality industry?
What is the meaning / definition of Independent Hotel in the hospitality industry?
An Independent Hotel is a hotel that is independently owned and run. It doesn’t allow any other proprietors to use its name / brand.
What is the meaning / definition of Interface in the hospitality industry?
Interface is the crossing point or technical connection between different IT systems. In other words it is the direct communication/ connection between two (or more) networks/ applications/ systems that can be interlinked together without any intermediary.
What is the meaning / definition of Inventory in the hospitality industry?
The number of rooms available for a hotel to sell or distribute across all channels is called an Inventory.