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A room status term indicating that the room has been cleaned and inspected, and is ready for the arriving guest.

Synonyms - VA
Vacant Ready

Vacant and ready: The room has been cleaned and inspected and is ready for an arriving guest.

Synonyms - VR, VI, Vacant Inspected
Valet Parking

Valet Parking attendants - Persons who provide parking service for guests automobiles

Variety Meat

Variety Meat - The non-skeletal meats of the dressed carcass. These include liver, tongue, kidneys, heart etc.


Vegan - A strict vegetarian who eats no animal products.

Village Stay

An alternative form of tourism in which the tourist can experience life in a rural place, fishing village, farm, historic village, etc. by staying in the home of a resident, in a dormitory, or in some other type of accommodation


Vitamin - Any of a variety of groups of compounds present in foods in small quantities which are necessary for regulating body functions.

Voice Mail

A system that is part of the telephone equipment which provides for hotel guests and staff to retrieve a message left by a caller.


Reversal of Charges on the guest folio which was posted on the same day.

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