travel agent

noun

Definition of travel agent

: a person engaged in selling and arranging transportation, accommodations, tours, or trips for travelers

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Members of the Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters Team can chalk off a busy season of competition in the pool and open water established by Masters head coach Marty Hendricks whose skills as a travel agent were put to the test. Emmett Hall, sun-sentinel.com, "Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters Team enjoys whirlwind competitive summer," 12 Sep. 2019 One travel agent in Cleveland said more than half of his clients scheduled to travel to the Dominican Republic in the coming months are canceling their trips or swapping destinations. Susan Glaser, cleveland.com, "Northeast Ohio travelers leery about travel to Dominican Republic, change plans in wake of American deaths abroad," 26 June 2019 Royal Caribbean also has developed strong distribution relationships with travel agents, said Carol Levenson, an analyst with debt analysis firm Gimme Credit. Ezequiel Minaya, WSJ, "For Royal Caribbean, a Good Ground Game Strengthens Sea Legs in China," 19 Feb. 2019 Rather than going through a travel agent, going to Expedia and Kayak. Ben Widdicombe, Town & Country, "Does Succession Get Tom and Shiv's Relationship Right? A Vanderbilt Says Yes.," 11 Aug. 2019 Your travel agent can book a trip from San Francisco through Dusseldorf via Lufthansa with a connection to Frankfurt on Deutsche Bahn. Christopher Elliott, King Features Syndicate, The Mercury News, "Travel Troubleshooter: My flight transferred to a train, my ticket didn’t," 22 July 2019 David Pearlman, a travel agent from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., wasn’t impressed with Egypt, a Level 3 country because of a heightened risk of terrorism. Christopher Elliott, Twin Cities, "Where in the world shouldn’t I go on vacation?," 15 June 2019 Airbnb seems to be bulking up for a fight against major online travel agents while still flying under the public radar. Laura Forman, WSJ, "Airbnb Wants to Be a Contender," 11 Mar. 2019 Your travel agent can book a trip from San Francisco through Dusseldorf via Lufthansa with a connection to Frankfurt on Deutsche Bahn. Christopher Elliott, King Features Syndicate, The Mercury News, "Travel Troubleshooter: My flight transferred to a train, my ticket didn’t," 22 July 2019

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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travel agent

noun

English Language Learners Definition of travel agent

: a person whose job is to help people who want to travel by buying plane tickets, making hotel reservations, etc.

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