travel agency


Definition of travel agency

: an agency engaged in selling and arranging transportation, accommodations, tours, and trips for travelers

called also travel bureau

Examples of travel agency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another included a receipt from a travel agency with the group's itinerary. Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN, 2 May 2022 Khan went to a travel agency and found a scene of panic. George Packer, The Atlantic, 31 Jan. 2022 This spring, the algorithmic Yodas at online travel agency CheapAir released a study that analyzed a 2013 database of more than a billion domestic airfares. Chris Clayton, Outside Online, 26 June 2014 Travelers skittish about flying during the latest COVID wave or those who have tested positive for COVID-19 can cancel flights by reaching out to the airline or travel agency that booked the tickets. Bailey Schulz, USA TODAY, 23 Dec. 2021 About 80 people were evacuated from the tower, which also houses a travel agency, a sushi restaurant and a gym. Los Angeles Times, 26 Feb. 2022 The French travel agency, which specializes in custom itineraries, has partnered with all-business-class airline La Compagnie to design a new all-inclusive Grand Tour of the Americas. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 25 Jan. 2022 The building houses the city’s Chamber of Commerce and a travel agency, Walker Travel & Cruises, said fire department spokesperson Pat McAbery. oregonlive, 24 Jan. 2022 The Macedonian travel agency that owns the bus, Besa Trans, did not respond to ABC News' request for comment Tuesday. Dragana Jovanovic, ABC News, 23 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of travel agency

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Travel agency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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