Glossary of Terms

Center of economic interest
it is said to have a center of economic interest when there exist some location-dwelling, place of production or other premises-within the economic territory on, or from, which it engages, and intends to continue to engage, in economic activities and transactions on a significant scale either indefinitely or over a finite but long period of time.
 
Reference: 1985 NEDA Glossary of Terms in Statistics, PSA Philippine Statistical Yearbook, Compendium of Philippine Social Statistics (CPSS), 1991 and Economic and Social Indicators (ESI), 1998.
 
Board Resolution: Resolution No. 11 - Series of 2003
approved: 10/13/2003

 


Chartered Flight

A flight booked exclusively for the use of a group of people for the movement of persons, baggages or properties on a time, mileage or trip basis

Reference: CAB Economic Regulation No.2 (Approved: 15 September 1969) A Glossary of Selected Tourism Terms First Edition, 1980

Board Resolution:  Resolution No. 9 - Series of 2008 approved: 9/10/2008


Domestic Chartered Flight
A flight flown and operated by an air carrier or air taxi operator within the economy of reference where the entire capacity of one or more aircraft has been engaged for the movement of persons and their luggages or for the movement of properties, on a time, mileage or trip basis. 
 
Reference: CAB Economic Regulation No.5 (Approved, 10 August 1970)
 
Board Resolution: NSCB Resolution No. 9 - Series of 2008 approved: 9/10/2008

Domestic Tourism

Tourism of resident visitors within the economic territory of the country of reference.

Reference:

Board Resolution:  Resolution No. 11 - Series of 2003 approved: 10/13/2003


Flight

The scheduled trip of an aircraft identified by a specific number from a departure point through any designated stop to a destination point

Reference: A Glossary of Selected Tourism Terms First Edition, 1980

Board Resolution:  Resolution No. 9 - Series of 2008 approved: 9/10/2008


Flight Frequency

The number of flights operated by an airline within a specific time period, such as a day or week

Reference: University of the Philippines – Asian Institute of Tourism (UP-AIT)

Board Resolution: Resolution No. 9 - Series of 2008 approved: 9/10/2008


Group Tour

a number of people traveling together following an itinerary organized by a private entity such as tour operator or travel agency or by a government institution.

Reference: A Glossary of Selected Tourism Terms, 1980 Prepared by the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Tourism of the NEDA Inter-agency Committee (IAC) on Trade and Tourism and the Asian Institute of Tourism (AIT), University of the Philippines (UP) Guided Tour – a

Board Resolution:  Resolution No. 12 - Series of 2004 approved: 10/20/2004


Guided Tour

a tour conducted for tourism purposes by a tour guide.

Reference: A Glossary of Selected Tourism Terms, 1980 Prepared by the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Tourism of the NEDA Inter-agency Committee (IAC) on Trade and Tourism and the Asian Institute of Tourism (AIT), University of the Philippines (UP)

Board Resolution:  Resolution No. 12 - Series of 2004 approved: 10/20/2004


Inbound Tourism

Tourism of non-resident visitors within the economic territory of the country of reference.

Reference: 1985 NEDA Glossary of Terms in Statistics, NSCB Philippine Statistical Yearbook, Compendium of Philippine Social Statistics (CPSS), 1991 and Economic and Social Indicators (ESI), 1998.

Board Resolution:  Resolution No. 11 - Series of 2003 approved: 10/13/2003


Incentive Travel (IT)

Travel given by a company to its qualified employees, production workers, sales personnel, dealers, distributors and support staff, either as a "perk" to stimulate productivity, or as a "reward" due to the achievement of work-related goals

Reference: Travel and Tourism Intelligence The Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions Industry by Dr. Adele Ladkin and Julie Spiller, 2000

Board Resolution:  Resolution No. 9 - Series of 2008 approved: 9/10/2008


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