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- n. The act of checking in at a hotel, airport etc
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To register as a guest at a hotel, inn, motel. etc. Converse of
- n. The act of registering as a guest at a hotel, inn, motel. etc; the act of checking in. Used also attributively, as the check-in counter at a hotel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. announce one's arrival, e.g. at hotels or airports
- n. the act of reporting your presence (as at an airport or a hotel)
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Then I queued to leave my coat for 20 minutes [at the compulsory check-in].
Invite them to specifically ask what you have accomplished and what your plans for future action are during the check-in.
Perhaps your room wasn't ready upon check-in, construction causing loss of sleep - you can always address a hotel issue with the management in a nice manner and see if they will do something like provide an upgrade for the inconvenience.
Meanwhile Rodriguez airport is undergoing a $30 million renovation to expand and modernize its check-in, baggage and terminal areas, with construction expected to wrap up by the end of the year, said airport director Guillermo Villalba Moralez.
It's done this for a while with check-in specials, but recently started working with brands like Pepsi to target offers more precisely.
Startups building on this principle include Foursquare, Gowalla, SCVNGR and the many mobile local check-in services that have followed.
Foursquare has gained an early lead among these check-in apps that originated to score virtual badges or brag to friends about the club you just got into.
It would have been a good time for the person behind the pranks to practice, since everyone was supposed to be busy with check-in at the dorms.
With new self-check-out and check-in machines, customers can perform these clerical functions themselves, saving librarians for more meaningful interactions with customers.
Similar to Foursquare's check-in features, TVGuide. com's "I'll Watch" buttons let you easily share what you're doing with your friends.