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alternative tourism


  In essence, tourism activities or development that are viewed as non-traditional. It is often defined in opposition to large-scale mass tourism to represent small-scale sustainable tourism developments. AT is also presented as an 'ideal type', that is, an improved model of tourism development that redresses the ills of traditional, mas [..]
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abdomen


  The part of the body that contains the pancreas, stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, and other organs.  
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acclimatized


  Body having adjusted to the environmental climate.  
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accommodation capacity


  The measure of accommodation stock at a defined destination. May be given by various different measures: e.g. number of establishments; number of main units within an establishment (e.g. rooms, caravan stances); capacity in terms of residents (e.g. bedspaces).  
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accounting period


  Normally one year, the period for which accounts are drawn up  
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accreditation


  A procedure to establish if a tourism business meets certain standards of management and operation.  
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achalasia


  It is a disease that affects the muscles of the oesophagus, resulting in a difficulty to swallow.  
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activity holidays


  One of the fastest growing sectors of tourism, ranging from relatively leisurely activities such as walking to mountaineering and more extreme sports  
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acute episode


  The period of time when an injury is at its worst, usually right after the injury or flare-up has occurred.  
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add-on


  any component of a package tour that is not included in the package price  
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