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E-Commerce is the use of online, Internet-based sales methods. The phrase is used to describe both business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales.
E.P Weight - Edible Portion (E.P)- It is referred to the weight of the food item after trimming and preparation are done.
A guest who arrives at the property before the date of his or her reservation.
|Earnings per share||
Earnings per share is the net income for the year divided by average shares outstanding during the year.
Low-impact tourism that avoids harming the natural or normal environment. In this relatively new approach to promoting the enjoyment, as well as protection, of the environment, tourists seek out environmentally-sensitive travel and/or tours or vacations which, in some way, improve or add to their knowledge of an environment
Eco-tourists are the tourists who plan vacations to understand the culture and environment of a particular area.
Ecosystem is the interacting synergism of all living organisms in a particular environment; every plant, insect, aquatic animal, bird or land species that forms a complex web of interdependency.
|Elasticity of demand||
Elasticity of demand is the effect that a change in price has on demand for a product or service.
|Electronic data processing||
Electronic data processing (EDP) is the processing of data by computer when input and output hardware are connected on-line to a computerâ€™s central processing unit (cpu). Earlier Hotels had EDP department but now the same is replaced with the Systeme or IT - Information Technology department.
|Electronic funds transfer||
Electronic funds transfer is any transfer of funds done by electronic means, such as by telephone, computer,magnetic tape, or automatic teller machine.
Electronic key is a plastic key with electronic codes embedded on a magnetic strip.
|Electronic key system||
Electronic key system is a system composed of battery-powered or, less frequently, hardwired locks; a host computer and terminals; a keypuncher; and special entry cards that are used as keys.