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travel agency

A business that attends to the details of transportation, itinerary, and accommodations for travelers. Also called travel bureau.

travel agent n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: agent - someone who sells or arranges trips or tours for customerstravel agent - someone who sells or arranges trips or tours for customers
broker, factor, agent - a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
zaměstnanec cestovní kancelářecestovní kancelář
putnička agencijaradnik ili vlasnik putničke agencije
여행사여행사 직원
zamestnanec cestovnej kancelárie
turistični zastopnik
seyahat acentasıseyahat acentesiturizmci
đại lý du lịchnhân viên đại lý du lịch

travel agent

nagente m di viaggio


(ˈtrӕvl) past tense, past participle ˈtravelled , (American) ˈtraveled verb
1. to go from place to place; to journey. I travelled to Scotland by train; He has to travel a long way to school.
2. to move. Light travels in a straight line.
3. to visit places, especially foreign countries. He has travelled a great deal.
the act of travelling. Travel to and from work can be very tiring.
ˈtraveller noun
a person who travels. a weary traveller.
ˈtravelogue , (American) ˈtravelog noun
a film, article, talk etc about travels.
ˈtravels noun plural
the visiting of foreign countries etc. She's off on her travels again.
travel agency, travel bureau
a place where one can arrange journeys, book tickets etc. We went to the travel agency to book our holidays.
travel agent
a person in charge of, or working in, a travel agency.
ˈtraveller's cheque noun
(American traveler's check) a cheque that a person can use in a foreign country instead of money, or to change into local money.

ˈtraveller's palm

a palm of the banana family, with a row of large leaves at the crown.

travel agent

وِكَالَةُ سَفَر, وَكِيلُ سَفَر cestovní kancelář, zaměstnanec cestovní kanceláře rejseagent, rejsebureau Reisebüro, Reisebürokaufmann ταξιδιωτικό πρακτορείο, ταξιδιωτικός πράκτορας agencia de viajes, agente de viajes matkatoimisto agence de voyage, agent de voyage putnička agencija, radnik ili vlasnik putničke agencije agente di viaggi, agenzia di viaggi 旅行代理店, 旅行業者 여행사, 여행사 직원 reisagent, reisbureau ansatt i reisebyrå, reisebyrå agent biura podróży, biuro podróży agência de viagens, agente de viagens турагент, турагентство resebyrå ตัวแทนสำนักงานท่องเที่ยว, ที่สำนักงานตัวแทนท่องเที่ยว seyahat acentası đại lý du lịch, nhân viên đại lý du lịch 旅行社
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