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Concept selected: Traditional travel agency

Definition

Retail agency that sells package holidays prepared by the tour operators, in exchange for a commission, or that acts as an intermediary between its clients and certain travel suppliers: airlines, car rental companies, cruise lines, railway companies, etc., and also hotels.

A traditional Travel Agency is considered to be that which does not solely use the Internet to carry out its intermediation tasks between the hotel and the guests that will ultimately stay there, but it might use the Internet to perform the necessary paperwork in its intermediation tasks, even with the hotel establishment.

Source

Tourist surveys. Methodology

Topic

Statistical operations

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