Stephen and Alice talk about booking holidays online and the language used in advertising holidays on the internet.
This week's question:
Ctrip.com, the top online travel company in China, announced a huge increase in profits between January and March. But how much was the increase?
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
Booking holidays online
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- hidden costs
charges for a product or service that are not clearly advertised by the seller
selecting links on internet pages by pressing on your computer mouse
- budgeted for
amount of money you had planned to spend
- an emotional commitment
a personal connection to a plan or course of action, which you feel it is important to complete
- to pull out
to decide not to do something, or withdraw from a commitment
- a great boon
very helpful or beneficial
- a round-trip
American English, meaning a return trip, or journey which takes you to a place and back to where you started
make you believe something that is not true