Active mobility Active mobility, Active Travel, Active Transport or Active Transportation, is a form of transport of people and sometimes goods, that only uses the physical activity of the human being for the locomotion.
Active vacation An active vacation is a vacation that is built around some physical activity or set of physical activities. Examples include hiking, cycling, and mountain climbing vacations. When combined with a trip, this type of vacation is often called adventure travel.
Adventure travel Adventure travel is a type of niche tourism, involving exploration or travel with perceived risk, and potentially requiring specialized skills and physical exertion.
Air travel Air travel is a form of travel in vehicles such as helicopters, hot air balloons, blimps, gliders, hang gliding, parachuting, airplanes, jets, or anything else that can sustain flight.
Babymoon A babymoon is a relaxing vacation taken by couples who are expecting a child.
Business class Business class is a travel class available on many commercial airlines and rail lines, known by brand names which vary by airline or rail company.
Business tourism Business tourism or business travel is a more limited and focused subset of regular tourism. During business tourism, individuals are still working and being paid, but are doing so away from both their workplace and home.
Commuting Commuting is periodically recurring travel between one's place of residence and place of work, or study, and in doing so exceed the boundary of their residential community. It sometimes refers to any regular or often repeated traveling between locations, even when not work-related.
Creative trip A creative trip is a trip whose purpose is to bring an inspiration or information for a creative work.
Cruising (maritime) Cruising by boat is a lifestyle that involves living for extended time on a vessel while traveling from place to place for pleasure. Cruising generally refers to trips of a few days or more, and can extend to round-the-world voyages.
Cultural travel Cultural travel is a type of travel that emphasizes experiencing life within a foreign culture, rather than from the outside as a temporary visitor. Cultural travelers leave their home environment at home, bringing only themselves and a desire to become part of the culture they visit.
Economy class Economy class, also called coach class, steerage, or standard class, is the lowest travel class of seating in air travel, rail travel, and sometimes ferry or maritime travel.
Field trip A field trip or excursion is a journey by a group of people to a place away from their normal environment. When done for students, it is also known as school trip in the UK, New Zealand, school tour in the Philippines and Ensoku in Japan.
First class (aviation) First class is a travel class on some passenger airliners intended to be more luxurious than business class, premium economy, and economy class.
First class travel First class is the most luxurious travel class of seats and service on a train, passenger ship, airplane, bus, or other system of transport. It is usually more expensive than business class and economy class, and offers the best service and luxurious accommodation.
Global nomad A global nomad is a person who is living a mobile and international lifestyle. Global nomads aim to live location-independently, seeking detachment from particular geographical locations and the idea of territorial belonging.
Grand Tour The Grand Tour was the traditional trip of Europe undertaken by mainly upper class European young men of sufficient means and rank, as well as young women if they were also of sufficient means, and accompanied by a chaperon, such as other family members, when they had come of age.
Honeymoon A honeymoon is the traditional holiday taken by newlyweds to celebrate their marriage in intimacy and seclusion. Today, honeymoons are often celebrated in destinations considered or romantic.
Mancation A mancation is a male-only vacation. The term is believed to have come about in the decade of the 2000s, although the concept had existed considerably before then.
Overseas experience Overseas Experience is a New Zealand term for an extended overseas working period or holiday. Sometimes referred to as "The big OE" in reference to the extended duration of the travel - typically at least one year, and often extended far longer.
Package tour A package tour, package vacation, or package holiday comprises transport and accommodation advertised and sold together by a vendor known as a tour operator. Other services may be provided such a rental car, activities or outings during the holiday.
Park and Pedal commuting Park and Pedal commuting is a bimodal form of commuting involving a motor vehicle and bicycle. Park and Pedal systems establish parking lots or spaces a comfortable cycling distance from city or employment centers.
Pet travel Pet travel is the process of traveling with or transporting pets. Pet carriers like cat carriers and dog crates confine and protect pets during travel.
Premium economy Premium economy is a travel class offered on some airlines. Positioning in price, comfort, and amenities, this travel class is leveled between economy class and business class.
Repositioning cruise A repositioning cruise is a cruise in which the port and the disembarkation port are different.
River cruise A River cruise is a voyage along inland waterways, often stopping at multiple ports along the way. Since cities and towns often grew up around rivers, river cruise ships frequently dock in the center of cities and towns.
Road trip A road trip is a long distance journey on the road. Typically, road trips are long distances traveled by automobile.
Safari holidays Safari holidays are an increasingly popular holiday activity. They involve the primary goal of watching wild animals in their natural habitat. Kenya claims to have had the first commercial safari holidays, a form of recreation that grew out of big game hunting at the turn of the century.
Train surfing Train surfing is a type of parkour that is the act of a on the outside of a moving train, tram or another rail transport.
Travel class A travel class is a quality of accommodation on public transport. The accommodation could be a seat or a cabin for example. Higher travel classes are designed to be more comfortable and are typically more expensive.
Travel incentive Travel incentives are a reward subset of an incentive program, recognition program or a loyalty program, which is a business tool designed to change consumer behavior to improve profit, cash flow, employee engagement and customer engagement.
Vacation A vacation or holiday is a leave of absence from a regular occupation, or a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations.
Visiting friends and relatives "Visiting Friends and Relatives" is a substantial form of travel worldwide. Scholarly interest into VFR travel developed in the mid 1990s after Jackson's seminal article suggested that this type of tourism was much larger than official estimates suggested.