A ticket is a voucher to indicate that one has paid for admission to an event or establishment such as a theatre, movie theater, amusement park, zoo, museum, concert, or other attraction, or permission to travel on a vehicle such as an airliner, train, bus, or boat, typically because one has paid the fare. Berchtesgaden (bɛʁçtəsˈgaːdən is a municipality in the German Bavarian Alps. A voucher is a bond which is worth a certain monetary value and which may only be spent for specific reasons or on specific goods Admission to a journey or other event or establishment may be subject to paying an entrance fee / buying a ticket. Theatre (or theater, see spelling differences) is the branch of the Performing arts defined by Bernard Beckerman as what "occurs when one Cinemaaustraliajpg|thumb|A movie theater in Australia ]]A movie theater, movie theatre, picture theatre or cinema is a venue Theme park is the generic term for a collection of rides and other Entertainment attractions assembled for the purpose of entertaining a large group A zoological garden, shortened to zoo, is an institution in which living animals are exhibited in captivity A museum is a "permanent institution in the service of society and of its development open to the public which acquires conserves researches communicates and exhibits the A concert is a live Performance, usually of Music, before an Audience. An airliner is a large Fixed-wing aircraft with the primary function of transporting paying passengers A train is a connected series of vehicles that move along a track ( Permanent way) to transport freight or passengers from one place to another A boat is a Watercraft of modest size designed to float or plane on water and provide transport over it A fare is the Fee paid by a traveler allowing him or her to make use of a Public transport system rail, Bus, taxi, etc Also a ticket may be free, and serve as a proof of reservation.
The first known tickets were used in the Greek period for events such as theaters.
A ticket may be bought at a ticket window or counter, called box offices in the entertainment industry (this term is also used for the total receipts). A box office is a place where tickets are sold to the public for Admission to a venue The ticket check may also be there, or it may be separate.
A ticket may be valid for any seat ("free seating") or for a specific one. Sometimes, e. g. for some train journeys, both are available, with an increased charge for a reserved seat. Free seating in a train means the risk that one has to stand, but in e. g. a cinema it means a seat is guaranteed, just not a specific one.
Paper or card is generally used, although plastic may be used instead for durability. Paper is thin material mainly used for writing upon printing upon or packaging Plastic is the general common term for a wide range of synthetic or semisynthetic organic solid materials suitable for the manufacture of industrial products Some have a barcode or magnetic stripe for keeping simple data stored on them, higher end ones use chips to store more data and prevent counterfeiting. A bar code (also barcode) is an optical Machine-readable representation of data A magnetic stripe card is a type of card capable of storing Data by modifying the Magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic particles on a band of magnetic material Debt AIDS Trade in Africa (or DATA) is a Multinational non-government organization founded in January 2002 in London by U2 's
A paper ticket has often a perforation to separate it into two parts, one to be kept by the customer, and one to be kept by the ticket controller. Whether or not one can leave and reenter with the customer part only varies. It may not be allowed to avoid subsequential use of one ticket by multiple people, or even simultaneous use by giving the ticket to someone before the ticket check (if this is physically possible), but it may also be allowed, e. g. in a movie theater to buy, during a movie, a snack or drink before the ticket check and reenter.
Counterfeit tickets are a problem at high-priced concerts and other events, so holograms are used on tickets for the Olympic Games, Super Bowl, FIFA World Cup and other high-profile events. A counterfeit is an imitation that is made usually with the intent to deceptively represent its content or origins Holography (from the Greek, ὅλος - hólos whole + γραφή - grafē writing drawing is a technique that allows the The Olympic Games is an international Multi-sport event established for both summer and winter games professional American football, the Super Bowl is the Championship game of the National Football League (NFL The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football
The fraudulent practice of passing-back a ticket can be overcome by making the ticket in the form of a tamper-proof wristband.
Free tickets are applied in virtual queueing. Queue areas are places in which people in line ( First-come first-served) wait for goods or services In a place where one has to wait one's turn, there may be the system that one takes a ticket with a number from a dispenser. This system is usually found in hospitals and surgeries, and at offices where many people visit, like town halls, social security offices, labor exchanges, or post offices. A hospital is an institution for Health care providing treatment by specialised staff and equipment and often but not always providing for A city hall or town hall is the chief administrative building of a City or Town 's administration and usually houses the city or Social security primarily refers to a Social insurance program providing social protection or protection against socially recognized conditions including poverty old A post office is a facility authorized by a Postal system for the posting receipt sorting handling transmission or delivery of Mail.
Another form of virtual queuing is where the ticket carries a time-slot on it, rather than just a sequentially incremented number. This type of ticket would allow someone to do other things and then return for a roller-coaster ride, say, without having to actually stand and wait.
A coach ticket is a document created by a coach operator or a travel agent to confirm that an individual has purchased a seat on a coach. In British English and Australian English, the term coach is used to refer to a large motor vehicle for conveying passengers This document is then used to obtain travel on the operators coach fleet. Only with this ticket is the passenger allowed to board the coach.
A paper ticket is only good for the coach operator for which it was purchased. Usually the paper ticket is for a specific journey. It is sometimes possible to purchase an 'open' ticket which allows travel on any coach between the destinations listed on the ticket. The cost for doing this is greater than a ticket for a specific journey.
Some tickets are refundable. However the lower cost tickets are usually not refundable and may carry many additional restrictions. It is now common for a traveller to print out tickets online and use these on coaches instead of having tickets sent to them in the traditional way. Many coach operators use this system to save costs; some allow a text from the operator to act as a ticket with a unique reference number. Bus tickets are similar.
A pass is a special ticket, representing some subscription, in particular for unlimited use of a service or collection of services. The subscription business model is a Business model where a customer must pay a subscription price to have access to the product/service Sometimes the pass replaces the tickets, sometimes it entitles the holder to free tickets. In the latter case typically at the ticket check both the pass and the ticket has to be shown.
Alternatively, there is the discount pass, for services such as those above: for a fee per unit time (or as a benefit on other grounds) one gets a discount on each purchase. Discounts and allowances are reductions to a basic Price of goods or services Alternatively, a multi-use ticket (either valid a limited time, or indefinitely) may provide a discount. For example, a pass for entering a cinema 6 times within a year may cost the price of 4 or 5 tickets. A multi-use ticket may or may not be personal. If not, there may be a limitation to the number of people who can use the same multi-use ticket at the same time.
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