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English definition of “tour operator”

tour operator

noun [C]
(also tour company)
a company that makes arrangements for travel and places to stay, often selling these together as package holidays: She co-founded the nation's largest tour operator for foreigners visiting the USA.
(Definition of tour operator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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