booking booking  /ˈbʊ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
  2. (n) the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ironically, the best site for booking a flight is not one that actually books flights, like Expedia, Orbitz or Travelocity.
  2. Always reserve a seat at the time of booking, and if the airline or booking engine won't let you, keep revisiting until you can.
  3. Most airlines and booking engines sell packages that lump together airfare, hotel and sometimes meals, airport transfers and activities into one price.

News

  1. Booking Platform Hotel.info Links To Social Media Sites For Profile Data

    Hotel reservations service Hotel.info has partnered with business social networking sites to simplify the booking process for corporate travelers, who account for about 60 percent of the company's business.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Business Travel News

  2. Weekly booking logs - June 26, 2013

    The Leader publishes the names of those who are arrested in Lucerne Valley as well as Lucerne Valley residents who are arrested elsewhere in San Bernardino County, along with the reason for their arrest. All information comes from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. • BOOKING (DRUNK IN PUBLIC): On June 13 at 2:22 a.m. in the area of Old Woman Springs Road and Allen, 24-year-old James ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Lucerne Valley Leader

  3. Booking Passage We Irish and Americans

    Thomas Lynch's latest book (now out in paperback) takes a close look at the complicated relationship between the Irish and Irish America. In "Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans" Lynch writes of his initial visits to Ireland in 1970 to meet family in west Clare.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. But Bruce said: "In my opinion we were robbed. It is a joke that we have not come away from this match with something. The referee got the first booking for Valencia wrong. The Liverpool player took the kick, and Valencia did not encroach towards it...
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: Steve Bruce Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "I substituted him because he was booked," Capello said. "I was worried about a second booking and he (would be) sent off."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Someone from upstairs made the ball roll over," Ivanovic said. "If it wasn't for that net ...... I would be booking my flight back home."
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Ana Ivanovic Source: ABC News

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