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 Whenever possible, book directly through the operator’s website or use a travel agent, which will give you more leverage in making changes. Blane Bachelor, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 Sep. 2021 Shane complained to his mom’s travel agent, who knew the hotel co-owner. Washington Post, 16 Aug. 2021 Spurred by Shane's conversation with the travel agent, Armond receives a call from his boss, with the ominous promise of a meeting the next day. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, 16 Aug. 2021 Because rules are updated regularly, best to check the site of the Italian Embassy in Washington before booking your trip and work with a travel agent. Sylvie Bigar, Forbes, 8 June 2021 The sense that her political party has lost touch with everyday voters also nags at B.J. Holmes, 66, of Manhattan Beach, who works as a travel agent and volunteers at a suicide prevention hotline. Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2021 Norma Pratt started out as a travel agent, and in 1980, replaced her father Fred Russell, co-owner of the agency, as CEO. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 9 Aug. 2021 Both were passionate about traveling, and Chavez worked as a travel agent while Blasser spent her career in education, according to the Miami Herald. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 10 Aug. 2021 Norma Pratt started out as a travel agent, and in 1980, replaced her father Fred Russell, co-owner of the agency, as CEO. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 9 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of travel agent

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of travel agent was in 1885

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“Travel agent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/travel%20agent. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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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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