FB (Full Board)

Full board is a kind of package offer by the hotel to leisure guests who want to stay and relax at the hotel the whole day. Most mid- and upscale beach hotels and secluded resorts offer this option. Full board includes the three main meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which are usually served as buffets. … Continued

F&B (Food & Beverage)

The food and beverage department are responsible for all catering activities. F&B will usually have its own budget, management staff and specific cost and revenue centers that are distinct from the accommodation itself.

FIT (Free Independent Traveller)

Free Independent Traveller is a term given to those persons who travel independently without any assistance of any travel agency or Tour Company and any group sometimes FIT is an Individual travel in which a tour operator has previously arranged blocks of rooms at various destinations in advance for use by individual travellers. These travellers … Continued

FOC (Free of Charge)

Free of charge is often used in the travel industry to describe (additional) services for which the client does not have to pay for, i.e., free room upgrade to suite, free Wi-fi…etc

FPLOS (Full Pattern Length of Stay)

Full pattern length of stay restriction is an arrival-based restriction on a guest’s stay, so it is A pattern indicating whether a rate is open (available) for the arrival date and length of stay.

Fair Market Share

Fair Market Share is a metric measuring a hotel’s performance against its immediate competitors, regardless large or small the comp set, a hotel trying to make itself more competitive can use a FMS tool to compare its individual percentage to their comp set, the metric assumes an even distribution of supply, demand and revenue among … Continued

Family & Friends Rate

Family & Friends Rate is a special rate given to family members and friends of employees or managers working at hotels, most hotel chains offer their associates either completely free (12 nights with Hyatt) or deeply discounted rates for personal stays (like what Hilton does, this is done as a benefit for employees allowing them … Continued

FAM Trip

A FAM trip stands for “familiarization trip” and are exclusive educational trips for travel agents, media personnel, and resellers. These familiarization trips provided by travel businesses such as travel operators, tour operators, and hotels with the purpose of educating about their products and services and promoting them. Those Familiarization Tour received a complimentary or reduced-rate … Continued

Five Star Hotel

Five Star rating is a hotel rating representing the most expensive and luxury hotels/resorts of the world. These hotels/resorts may offer numerous extras like, golf course or private airport, just to enhance the quality of client’s stay, While Five-star hotels are properties that offer their guests the highest levels of luxury through personalized services, a … Continued

Four Star Hotel

Four-star hotels are Luxury class hotels which may be expensive by middle class standards offer loads of special services and amenities, including concierge services, fine dining, multiple pools, and hot tubs, high-class fitness centers, bellhops, room service, valet parking, day spas, limousine services, and an array of special suites. A 4 Star hotel has a larger range … Continued