travel agency

noun
|Updated on: 19 Aug 2018

Definition of travel agency

: an agency engaged in selling and arranging transportation, accommodations, tours, and trips for travelers called also travel bureau

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First Known Use of travel agency

1927

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  • : a business that helps to make arrangements for people who want to travel


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