Definition of booking agent in English:

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booking agent

Entry from US English dictionary


1A person who makes engagements or reservations for others, in particular.
Example sentences
  • Thrane employed as his booking agent a man of unusual calibre.
1.1A person who arranges concert or club engagements for performers.
Example sentences
  • It is not enough to practice a bit and lounge about waiting for the booking agents to arrange another triumphal concert tour.
  • When you want to get into a club that hasn't seen you before, the booking agent for that club is going to ask the other comics he trusts if you're any good.
  • The club's booking agents are organising and compering a series of fund-raising events.
1.2A person who makes travel arrangements for clients.
Example sentences
  • We are inviting our customers to make contact with their travel agent or the booking agent and to prepare for possible delays.
  • Once in Sudan every visitor has to pay a local Port Tax of US $170 (though the amount does change, so check with your booking agent before travelling).
  • They're like travel magazines, guidebooks and booking agents, all in one.

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Syllabification: book·ing a·gent

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