Definition of tour operator in English:

tour operator

Syllabification: tour op·er·a·tor


  • A travel agent specializing in package vacations.
    More example sentences
    • Travellers who booked a package holiday through a tour operator or a travel agent can expect either a full refund or the right to rebook, but only if the flight was cancelled.
    • The golden rule is to seek the refund from the company that sold you the ticket in the first place, whether it was your local travel agent, a tour operator or the airline itself.
    • Also, the tour operator or travel agency is obliged to have certain insurances, like medical insurance.

More definitions of tour operator

Definition of tour operator in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea