The words holiday or vacation have related meanings in different English-speaking countries and continents, but will usually refer to one of the following activities or events:
A general leave of absence from a regular occupation for rest or recreation
A specific trip or journey for the purposes of...
How to plan a successful trip
A trip is an energizer which stimulates us from the stress of daily life. The more our stress levels increase, the more interests and purposes of traveling are diversifying, and the importance of traveling is also growing bigger and bigger. Also, the developments of communication...
A holiday is a day designated as having special significance for which individuals, a government, or a religious group have deemed that observation is warranted. It is generally an official (more common) or unofficial observance of religious, national, or cultural significance, often accompanied by celebrations...
the attitudes towards working holiday among students of College. The survey was conducted at Hong Kong campuses. A total of 500 copies of questionnaire were distributed within March and the response rate is 100%.
As this project examines the attitudes towards working holiday among young adults, our target...
A refreshing trip to COORG- Scotland of India
Last month I planned for a 3 day trip to Coorg in Karnataka, which is also known as KODAGU. I collected all related information about trip from friends and internet. I was very excited as it was my first trip in South India & it was my birthday too,...
Shearings Holidays is one of the UK's leading holiday companies and this is my chosen example domestic organisation. Shearings Holidays is a coach operator company that organizes holidays in the UK and throughout Europe.
Although they mainly specialize in coach tours they also offer holidays and cruises...
Global Village volunteer trip concept in Habitat for Humanity, my ears twitched, recognizing a genuine product, designed to bring about true changes, rather than making the affluent feel good they’ve done a thing to help solve out world’s problems.
From day one, I knew my holiday was in good hands. Weeks...
YOU TOO GET INVOLVED!
Between December 5th and 20th 2008 you are invited to join us so we can rediscover together the jolly spirit of the holidays, a time of happiness and communion as the guests, collaborators, partners or sponsors of the Association ”Projects of the Eco-economists” - A.P.E...
to Take an Affordable Fall Road Trip
Autumn can be an ideal time for a great getaway, with the heat of summer almost gone and the chill of winter still distant. By taking a few easy steps, you can make a fall escape more affordable than you might expect. Road trips can be expensive and very stressful;if...
concept is that of generalised cost which is generally accepted in economic transport literature as a single money value representing the total cost of a trip between the origin and destination by a particular mode covering not only the overt costs such as the cost of the ticket or petrol/diesel but also the...
all cultures have their holidays. Originally from the words, ‘holy’ and ‘day’, holiday is defined as a day free from work that one may spend at leisure to celebrate a particular event.
Today we have mainly public holidays, school holidays and religious holidays.
Public holidays are when the general public...
The trip to Qingdao was perhaps the most successful I had been to and one the students all expressed satisfaction with, despite the numerous problems given the rushed nature of the trip and the disastrous first day spent at the airport. I felt that this was more due to the fact that we only had to spend...
'School children should not have long holidays'. Do you agree ?
R-i-i-i-ng! The bell signaled the beginning of the six week long school holidays. The pupils burst into a loud cheer, thinking of the break they would have from dreary school lessons. "Freedom!" they shouted. The teachers heaved...
and each child has a different father.
Kerry did not handle things well and would disappear sometimes for days on end, the kids called it “Mums holiday”. Carl is described as very big and overweight He is self conscience about this.
Harley is out on his bike all the time. Kerry disappears again...
attractions, car rental and several other aspects (Poon, 1993). The main objective of a tour operator is to combine these components to create a holiday package. With the advent of the internet, tour operators can now expand their activities and make available relevant information, conquering new customers...
traveling has been so important to me since childhood, when my parents often take me to exotic places on the globe when there are holidays.
One trip I will always remember is the trip to the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ ' Japan. Greatly influenced by ancient Chinese culture, Japan is not a very distinctive...
you well? I hope you are. The reason I write to you is because I want to tell you how I spent my midterm school holiday, and yes, it was awesome!
During the holiday, Dad took us on a trip to Pulau Tioman. It was certainly a long ride. When we arrived at the Port, we took the far side ferry since it...
activities and bring some wonderful German beer and wine. On the week days our husbands worked together and the wives would be in contact through shopping trips, and play dates for our children. It was a wonderful social group to which I was blessed to be a part of.
I sent this letter to you to tell you about my holiday there. I spent most of the time recently for my lovely holiday with my family. Before long, how’s your holiday? It might be meaningful and interesting right?
Located in United Kingston, the trip to the island took us a good five hours from home...
Holidays seem short but it is quite enough for my friends and me to go to holiday-house or another city for a change.
Summer holidays are wonderful. There are many long sunny days. There is no school. There are new friends and many interesting things to see and to do.
Golden Week Holiday – A Hope of Happiness
The golden week holiday in China nowadays is the annual 7-day holiday beginning around Oct 1st, the National Day. During the holiday people in China prefer to travel around the country or abroad to have them relaxed, away from the stressful work. However...
what is the major advantages and disadvantages of a hotel which situated right in the heart of commercial center of Hong Kong as everyone knows – The Holiday Inn Express Causeway Bay Hotel. It is situated in Causeway Bay MTR metro station which nearby one of a biggest shopping mall as well as a landmarks...
The academic year is about to come to an end and many university students are making holiday plans. You have
been asked to write an article for the ‘Travel Log’ section of the university magazine.
Write your article describing a travel experience you have had in approximately...
c ame back from a holiday vacation in Genting Highland and Singapore. Our family eagerly wait for summer vacations, not only because these give us a break from hectic, brain draining and tiring daily schedule but also because of the family trip.We had planned for this holiday trip almost a year back...
Holiday & Holidays
Q1 - They're away on _____ next week.
Q2 - I met her ____ the summer holidays.
Q3 - The school ______ start next week.
Q4 - The first Monday in May is a _____ holiday in the UK.
CWS Limit: 6,500 - 7,000
By Alexa B. Fontanilla and Cristina A. Gadiano
WITH THE semestral break just around the corner, more and more people are seeking alternative ways to spend their holidays rather than the usual traveling around popular vacation hotspots....
My first trip to the beach
It was a trip I will never forget.
My husband and I were very tired because we were working hard in our shop book. Also I was very sad because my Mother had gone to live in Spain. I beginning to feel very bad, with frequently headaches and sometimes I cried and felt very...
I am writing to complain about my holiday I recently booked with you.
I previously booked a holiday to Corfu, Greece on the 27th August 2008 and I stayed at Los Fiasco.
In the brochure it said that the hotel was a five...
her first son, Maddox from a local orphanage in Battambang. She also made trips to Kosovo and Kenya to see other refugees. While filming “Beyond Borders” she met with Angolan refugees in Namibia. In 2003, Angelina went on a trip to Tanzania for nearly a week. While there she traveled to western border...
Road tripping with family is supposed to be fun and exciting. It gives me an opportunity to jump in the car and explore somewhere or something that I have never experienced. My 2010 trip to Lampung was both nerve wrecking and exciting at the same time because I got to be in certain situations...
Distance calculator: a new way towards better holiday planning
20 January, 2014: Many people prefer to go on a holiday to shed the stress which they feel after spending endless hours at work or fulfilling their other obligations. To relieve that stress there are a lot of holiday destinations...
Package Holiday based in an Irish Hotel
Aim of this assessment is to complete package holiday which must be based in an Irish Hotel. Firstly, I need to choose a Hotel, and identify the rationale for choosing a particular type of hotel package holiday. Secondly...
RYAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, LUDHIANA
CLASS – X
( Compile the Holiday Homework of all subjects in separate beautiful hand made folders.
( The entire home work should be in the child’s own handwriting.
I. For some years there has been...
As an immigrant, Christmas is not my traditional holiday. I celebrated Christmas for the first time when I was in India. It was my first and last Christmas with my Indian friends. I collected money from friends and we held a little party at my house. Our Christmas party was very different...
Sheryl is a fourteen girl living in New York in the 1960’s. Her family decides to go down south to North Carolina for the Easter holiday. While they were in North Carolina her Uncle Pete decides to be a freedom rider. Later on, Uncle Pete gets injured fighting for his rights. This story is about the...
northern Switzerland. Boat trips can be taken up the Rhine to the falls. Viewing platforms are built on both sides of the Rhine which has a stunning view of the water falls. In other words travelling to Switzerland and not having a view of its natural beauties wouldn’t make your trip whole. Beyond that, Switzerland...
by Heinze. All Jewish holidays were affected by American societal influences. Those occurring at the same time as traditional American holidays were exaggerated, while those correlating with none were overlooked. Taking place during Christmastime, America’s most celebrated holiday, Hanukkah was affected...
A holiday I would never forget
Hoolidays, A time everyone gets hyped up over, parents planning activities for the family to spend quality time with and school children ( as well as teachers) jumping for joy. Hello, waking up late, celebrating, goin for tuition and best of all, vacations...
become organised. A Regulation for Mountain Guides was issued in 1871 and the first association of mountain guides was founded in Kals in 1877. Day trips became popular in the Biedermeier period; winter tourism (skiing) emerged and the first "mährisch-schlesischer Schneeschuhlauf-Verein" (Moravian-Silesian...
Case Study: USA Golf Holidays
Question #1 Discuss the USA growth strategy. What market(s) would you recommend pursuing as they move ahead?
USA Golf Holidays grew slowly in a niche market. Brian Bell took a responsible approach to the growth of the company, ensuring to always be able to provide...
Great Tips For Great Holidays
It’s that time of the year again where many of us pack our bags and go on a trip. Travelling is fun but falling sick unexpectedly can really ruin a great time for everyone. Here are some helpful tips on how to have a healthy and happy holiday.
Preparing for the journey...
and discovered I had forgotten my luggage at the hotel where I was staying. I then woke in the evening of the dream in a hotel room, where I was on holidays with my husband watching a horror movie. As soon as I lifted my head, from my bed out of no where I say “I can’t go on living like this forever”.
significant number of Britons will still take a holiday abroad. It is believed that more than a third of British holidaymakers will still go outside Britain for holidays even if the credit crunch affects their household budget. This demonstrates resilience in the UK holiday market in the face of an economic downturn...
must be offered full travel insurance cover.
This is to ensure that customers are covered for:
Any charges should they need to cancel their holiday before they travel.
Illness or accidents while abroad including emergency return to the UK (repatriation).
So, by offering travel insurance to all...
Christmas in My Family
Since I have memory, the members of my mother’s family have met in our house every year for Christmas. I can say that this holiday is celebrated two days, one is on December 24th and the second on December 25th, on those two days we try to spend good time together talking, laughing...
I can identify with the character when :
I agree with the character when he decide to give themselves a rest from work and to go to a sea trip.
Another character :
He's a real life character who was a senior manager in Barclays Bank.
Another character :
advertisers of travel money services (including foreign currency pre-paid cards), 2013/14
Travel and holiday trends
Figure 3: Holiday and travel trends, March 2014
Methods of spending abroad
Figure 4: Methods of spending while abroad, March 2014
Ways of arranging and...
purchased or sale has a separate maintained record and a day count is made of each and every currency at the closure of the forex department. The holidays/leisure operations staff needs to be in constant touch with different suppliers for the continues flow of services as and when required. As major...
travel agent to book and arrange their trip or holiday. (Wigg 2004)
A travel agency is a retail business that sells travel related products and services to customers on behalf of suppliers such as airlines, hotels, railways, sightseeing tours and package holidays that combine several products. Travel...
15-18C. Every year, there are a lot of tourists to visit these cities for their honey moon, their holidays, or vacations. Romantic scenery of two cities not only brings tourist the first good impress of the trip but also shows their imposing scences. Although it is quite cool in some days and our view are...
is always exciting; however, the not so exciting part can be the planning. When one is planning a trip, it is no secret that one would want everything to be perfect. So, just think of having to plan a trip abroad. You have to know the right time to travel. One must know the main attractions, currency exchange...
Overcoming Weakness 13
Seizing Opportunity 14
Blue Spirit’s mission is to provide a unique, holistic holiday retreat, and become the leading premier service to customers within the Margaret River Region
Experience – All three...
Brianna, you were the apple of his eye. I could see the pride in him every time you were together.” Yes, from the trips to Reed State Park to the trips to Boston at Christmas; from all the trips to Florida to spending almost every summer with us at the cottage in Maine; he could not get enough time with...
I said …
My partner said …
How often do you travel or take a vacation?
When did you take your last trip? Where did you go? What was the purpose of your trip?
How do you like to travel – by car, ship, train or plane?
What season do you like to travel in?
Do you like...
family relationships a motivation to expend time and resources on a vacation. Studies have sought to explain the why we are willing to splurge on a holiday. A travel industry study identified nine motives for pleasure as opposed to business travel, “escape from a perceived mundane environment, exploration...
personally feel that I showed the most amount of leadership during the International Turkish Olympiad, which was held in Turkey during the June school holidays. Here my team, consisting of two teachers, two pupils and myself, competed with youth from all walks of life, ranging over different skin colours...
reasons why I like holidays .
Friends, holiday is the time where we can enjoy and relax. It is the most wonderful and marvelous time throughout the whole year.Right? Unfortunately , these time are only available for short term. I think most of the people in this world prefer to have holiday rather than having...
Culturally, Americans have a common trend; the celebration of holidays. In most recent days, holidays have been condensed to a festival of bargains, retail finds and materialistic trinkets. We have reduced some of our most sacred holidays into giving and receiving gifts. Christmas, Valentine’s Day...
special to me. My best personal experience and memory that stands out in my mind and heart is my trip to Cancun two years ago. The reason that this trip is my best memory is because I got engaged in that trip; also, I had amazing time there, and of course I visited the Chichin Itza pyramids.
Select holidays in European destinations to meet specific motivations
A recently retired couple are looking for a cultural relaxing break. They intend to spend two weeks at the chosen destination. They would like to visit a city.
I would recommend that the couple take a trip to Barcelona...