hire /ˈhaɪər/
(verb) to give somebody a job
Example: She was hired after her third interview

plan /plæn/
(noun) something that you intend to do or achieve
Example: Planning their wedding was a source of tension for the young couple

destination /ˌdestɪˈneɪʃn/
(noun) a place to which somebody/something is going or being sent
Example: The Great Barrier Reef is a popular tourist destination this year

schedule /ˈskedʒuːl/
(noun) a plan that lists all the work that you have to do and when you must do each thing
Example: The meeting is scheduled for Friday afternoon

deposit /dɪˈpɑːzɪt/
(noun) a sum of money that is given as the first part of a larger payment
Example: The shop promised to keep the goods for me if I paid a deposit.

tourist /ˈtʊrɪst/
(noun) a person who is travelling or visiting a place for pleasure
Example: Every May many tourists from around the world come to see the flower festival.

accommodation /əˌkɑːməˈdeɪʃn/
(noun) a place to live, work or stay in
Example: Where can we find cheap accommodation?

cancel /ˈkænsl/
(verb) to decide that something that has been arranged will not now take place
Example: The wedding was cancelled at the last minute.

Domestic travel
Domestic travel /dəˈmestɪk ˈtrævl/
(noun) travel within the same country
Example: Old railway lines and roads were mainly intended for domestic travel.

High season
High season /haɪ ˈsiːzn/
(noun) the time of year when a hotel or tourist area receives most visitors
Example: Hotels usually raise their prices in (the) high season.

Low Season
Low Season /ləʊ ˈsiːzn/
(noun) the time of year when a hotel or tourist area receives fewest visitors
Example: There is nothing more depressing than a seaside town in (the) low season.

Tourism /ˈtʊrɪzəm/
(noun) the business activity connected with providing accommodation, services and entertainment for people who are visiting a place for pleasure
Example: Tourism is becoming an important industry in almost every country.

bucket shop
bucket shop /ˈbʌkɪt ʃɑːp/
(noun) a place or website that sells cheap plane tickets

ecotourism /ˈiːkəʊtʊrɪzəm/
(noun) organized holidays that are designed so that the tourists damage the environment as little as possible, especially when some of the money they pay is used to protect the local environment and animals
Example: Ecotourism is financing rainforest preservation.

hot spot
hot spot /hɒt spɒt/
a place that is popular, for example, for vacations or entertainment

package tour
package tour /ˈpækɪdʒ tʊr/
(noun) a holiday that is organized by a company at a fixed price and that includes the cost of travel, hotels, etc.

e-ticket /ˈiː tɪkɪt/
(noun) a ticket, for example a plane ticket, that you buy over the internet and receive on your computer or phone. Your purchase details are stored on computer so you do not need a paper ticket.

shuttle bus
shuttle bus /ˈʃʌt(ə)l bʌs/
are generally based on regular operation of transit buses along a route calling at agreed bus stops according to a published public transport timetable

tourist attraction
tourist attraction /ˈtʊərɪst əˈtrakʃ(ə)n/
a place that people visit for pleasure and interest, usually while they are on holiday
Example: He plans to turn the former jail into a tourist attraction.

travel agency
travel agency /ˈtrævl eɪdʒənsi/
(noun) a company that arranges travel and/or accommodation for people going on a holiday or journey

tour guide
tour guide /tʊə ɡʌɪd/
is a person who provides assistance, information on cultural, historical