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Occasional table is a small end table.
The number of rooms sold to the total.
|Occupancy management formula||
Occupancy management formula is the calculation that considers confirmed reservations, guaranteed reservations, no-show factors of these two types of reservations, predicted stayovers, predicted understays, and predicted walk-ins to determine the number of additional room reservations needed to achieve 100 percent occupancy.
Occupancy percentage is the number of rooms sold divided by the number of rooms available.
A room status term indicating that a guest is currently registered to the room.
Several kinds of oil are used to make salad dressing,e.g. olive, peanut, sunflower, walnut, grape seed.
Also called ‘lady’s fingers’ or gombos; a pale green, elongated and hollow vegetable pod.
On-change: The guest has departed, but the room has not yet been cleaned and readied for re-sale.
Status of a room wherein a personal reservation in made subject to confirmation at a later date.
|Online Reservation System||
An internet-based system used by hotels that allow prospective hotel guests to check availability and make reservations at the hotel.
|Online Travel Agents||
What is the meaning/definition of OTA, in the hospitality industry?
OTA stands for Online Travel Agency.
In other words, OTAs are online companies whose websites allow consumers to book various travel related services directly via the Internet. They are 3rd party agents or booking engine reselling trips, hotels, cars, flights, vacation packages etc. provided/organised by others. Some examples of OTA's are Booking. com, Expedia, Priceline, Agoda, MakeMyTrip, Cleartrip, Laterooms, LateBeds etc.
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