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water taxi

n.
A ferryboat that takes passengers to a variety of possible destinations instead of operating over a fixed route.

wa′ter tax′i


n.
a motorboat that transports passengers, as between waterfront resorts or communities, for a fare.
[1925–30]
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TITANIC Hotel Liverpool has launched a water taxi service, allowing guests to travel in style to and from the city centre.
The water taxi is characterised by an aerodynamic design combining the traditional abra shape, and modernity reflected in the roof emulating the shape of the Dubai Metro stations.
Dubai - The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), have recently opened a new Water Taxi station (Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah Station).
Muscat: Connecting two of the Sultanate's most sought-after destinations, The Wave, Muscat and Muriya Tourism Development have jointly introduced a water taxi service between Almouj Marina at The Wave, Muscat and the Jebel Sifah Marina.
Designed to carry 405 passengers at speeds of more than 37 knots, the vessels operate a water taxi service between San Fernando and Port of Spain.
They hopped into a water taxi and made their way down the Grand Canal.
George Clooney married lawyer Amal Alamuddin in a private ceremony in Venice yesterday - after a flotilla of boats followed the star's water taxi to the ceremony.
Clooney's water taxi up the Grand Canal to the venue last night was the last of a procession of a dozen that brought guests including Cindy Crawford, her husband Randy Gerber, Bill Murray and Matt Damon from the five-star Cipriani hotel opposite St Mark's Square, up the Grand Canal to the luxury Aman hotel where the ceremony will take place.
Former New York Water Taxi executive has been charged with selling the New York Wheel to the world.
You'll arrive in style on this holiday from Kirker - the price includes transfers by water taxi to the hotel.
Washington, Aug 31 ( ANI ): George Clooney was recently reported to police for driving a water taxi in Venice, Italy.
THE Marsden Walkers celebrated their 10th anniversary with a canal ride on a water taxi, a walk and a buffet supper.