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reservation

1. an area of land set aside, esp (in the US) for American Indian peoples
2. Brit the strip of land between the two carriageways of a dual carriageway
3. Law a right or interest retained by the grantor in property granted, conveyed, leased, etc., to another
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This definition is sufficiently broad that it encompasses all sorts of selling: a travel agent who sells a cruise to a client, an airline reservationist who sells a flight to a caller, even a Web site that facilitates the booking of a car rental.
This form is also used to record the confirmation number and reservationist's name (phone bookings only) at the time the reservation is made.
Inform the reservationist that your client will require a wheelchair and assistance with baggage at the destination.
The following is a conversation between a travel counselor and hotel reservationist demonstrating the booking process.
Travel agencies that make frequent phone bookings usually use a booking form on which the travel counselor lists all of the passenger information, flight data, airline reservationist's name, and record locator.
or passport, and the airline reservationist retrieves the PNR in his computer and issues boarding passes.
Our reservationist started the evening off right with her infectious smile and pleasant demeanor and as the numbers of people arriving began to swell, staff walked up and down the lines making sure everyone was in the right place and had their boarding passes.
Chefs, a reservationist and a reception shift leader are all needed there.
You do not necessarily always want to take the hotel reservationist's word that a room is accessible.
Before I became a writer I was a Hilton reservationist, a
Now, Harvey Pekar, the underground comic book writer best known for his autobiographical American Splendor, working together with 16 other comic artists, has transformed the oral histories of a stock broker, a labor organizer, a supermarket box boy, a proofreader, an airline reservationist, a gravedigger, a mail carrier, a jazz musician, and others originally appearing in the pages of Working into a graphic novel that visually depicts, in widely varying styles, the everyday experiences of labor in the United States.
When guests make a reservation, it is an essential part of the reservationist's job to explain to the caller their responsibilities (e.g., arrive 15 minutes prior to the reservation time).