Definitions

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  • n. A free or low cost trip for travel agents or consultants, provided by a travel wholesaler or airline as a means of promoting their service.

Etymologies

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From familiarisation.

Examples

  • The famil was the latest in an ongoing campaign by the leading travel wholesaler to ensure staff have expert knowledge of the products they sell and to demonstrate the company's commitment to providing the best customer service available.

    ETravelBlackboard.com

  • In a week I'm off to Fiji for my 'famil' (orientation) and a roundtable on labour mobility.

    cbrimble Diary Entry

  • From the Abu Rahmes' neighbourhood, the barrier that separates the Palestinian territories from Israel – and which cuts off the famil y from its olive groves – is clearly visible.

    Palestinian mother tells of a family tragedy during protest against separation barrier

  • I know this famil; y personaly, how dear you with knoe evidence at lack of paperwork to call this highly decorated local hero a phony.

    JOHN ANDREW MULLETT

  • HCR, which will continue to run its operating company after the transaction, also will make Carlyle and its investors an undisclosed cash payment as part of the deal, according to a person famil iar with the matter.

    HCR to Sell Real Estate Assets in $6.1 Billion Deal

  • Austin, TX this women has nothing better to do then yell at myself and y famil, thinks she owns the block, tries to get us in trouble with the police, city hall, etc. you name it she has tried it!! the women has no life, hateful, nasty, even does things to little kids!! physco!! we are her whole mission in life and that is really sad!! home wreaker

    Boing Boing

  • THE REASON: Mr. Jenkin says many people don't realize they are the chief executive officer of their famil y finances.

    You Must Remember This

  • Rahm Emanuel visited Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in his Capitol office on Sunday evening and personally urged him to cut a deal with recalcitrant Sen. Joe Lieberman, two Democratic sources famil ...

    Rahm Emanuel Personally Pressed Reid To Cut Deal With Lieberman: Sources

  • I was reminded of this thought recently with Representative Rohrabacher's now-famous remark that, should you oppose extraordinary rendition, he "hopes it is your famil [y]" that suffers the consequences of a terrorist attack.

    Philip Bump: The Great Dichotomy, Revealed.

  • Because after my aaji, I never saw it being made in my own famil, though everyone loved it.

    Saanjori

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