travel agent

noun

Definition of travel agent

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

Examples of travel agent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Linda Bowen, 66, a retired travel agent, said Trump had been cleared by his doctor as healthy enough to get back to work. Rob Crilly, Washington Examiner, "Trump promises kisses and victory as he returns to the campaign trail," 12 Oct. 2020 More than 15 million people are due to fly over the period, a 10% increase from last year, according to Lan Xiang, head of the research division at online travel agent Qunar. Will Davies, Bloomberg.com, "Millions Fly With China’s Airlines as Pandemic Drags on Others," 29 Sep. 2020 Using a travel agent can help explore the changing options available. Dean Headley, Fortune, "Planning to fly for the holidays? 6 things to know before you book," 19 Sep. 2020 Online travel agent Daniel Perry manages 100 vacation rentals in Ashland, from a single room to an entire house, where a chef can be hired to make meals. oregonlive, "Travel deals benefit road trippers: Check out Oregon’s unique vacation getaways," 21 Aug. 2020 Online travel agent Daniel Perry manages 100 vacation rentals in Ashland, from a single room to an entire house, where a chef can be hired to make meals. oregonlive, "Rent an Oregon RV: Escape to nature with a roomy RV, sleek Airstream or colorful camper van," 14 Aug. 2020 Madison, a travel agent, says in her lawsuit, filed in late May against Aviles, that ADT has refused to turn over video recordings and still images taken of her inside her home without her knowledge. Kevin Krause, Dallas News, "Legal battles loom as more ADT security customers who were spied on seek damages," 24 July 2020 Online travel agent Daniel Perry manages 100 vacation rentals in Ashland, from a single room to an entire house, where a chef can be hired to make meals. oregonlive, "Stay in the Manzanita schoolhouse and other unique Oregon getaways: Is it time for a fun family reunion?," 31 July 2020 Online travel agent Daniel Perry manages 100 vacation rentals in Ashland, from a single room to an entire house, where a chef can be hired to make meals. oregonlive, "Oregon Airbnbs with a pool let you make a splash, stay cool," 10 July 2020

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First Known Use of travel agent

1885, in the meaning defined above

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18 Oct 2020

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“Travel agent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/travel%20agent. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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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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