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English Tourism & Travel Translation Glossary

English term English translation
gourmet heaven offers plenty to satisfy/delight food-lovers
live statue performers a person performing as a statue
need an idiom to For English speakers appreciating flowers is merely a figure of speech
Entered by: Charles Davis
new Metbar blends a cafe It is a combination of a café, restaurant and cocktail bar
Sky channels subscription television service (see link below)
their swing the motion required to hit the golf ball
++ (double plus symbol) plus VAT and service charge
A Numbers Game a play on words - reference to the name which is numbers
Entered by: airmailrpl
a picture-book pub a very traditional style pub, one that you would expect to find in a picture book/on a postcard
a refundable security deposit an amount of money held in deposit
According to Usage proportionate to usage, proportionate to amount/number used
Entered by: Mikhail Kropotov
after work reception not work related, after work to mean a time frame
against the ever changing backdrop on the horizon In the background one can see the horizon changing (mainly the time of day)
Already garnering rave reviews Already receiving enthusiastic reviews
Entered by: Nick Lingris
ambiguity? No.
aqua driving range Driving range with small islands (on a lake) as targets.
arrival venue the place where people attending events first gather
autumn flutter something exciting (an offer/promotion) available this autumn
Entered by: acetran
bathed washed
be well met well provided for
Beaux-Arts beauty A beautiful building in a specific architectural style
bed-and-breakfast without the breakfast B & B where one B is absent
better word than 'turnover rate'... please advise occupancy rate
Entered by: Ali Bayraktar
bio-dynamic leaning winelist especially with wines produced with the biodynamic method
Body Blitz an intensive series of different health/beauty treatments involving water treatments OR a total body workout
Boiler Room boiler room
boutique-style personalized, intimate, unique
c. circa (approximately; in the neighbourhood of)
Entered by: NancyLynn
calming retreat a peaceful place to rest and relax in
cave meals (in this context) dining/eating in a cave serving as a restuarant
chair open size size of the chair when it is unfold
Chartermark Accredited Recreation Service? Accredited by Chartermark in the UK
coin-swinging Yodeling with the rolling thalers (coins)
company fun days A day spent away from the workplace where employees can have fun together and the company pays
Entered by: Sheila Wilson
concessions reduction in amount of money should be paid
count your way counting numbers on your way
cover customer/table setting in restaurant
CP/MF MF (Handling Fee) and CP (Penalty Charges)
Entered by: Taña Dalglish
Denkmalsturz cultural disinheriting/disinheritance
destination tourism destination
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