Online Travel Agents

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OTAOnline Travel Agency

What is the meaning/definition of OTA, in the hospitality industry?

OTA stands for Online Travel Agency.

OTAs are online companies whose websites allow consumers to book various travel related services directly via the Internet. 

In other words, OTAs are online companies whose websites allow consumers to book various travel related services directly via the Internet. They are 3rd party agents or booking engine reselling trips, hotels, cars, flights, vacation packages etc. provided/organised by others. Some examples of OTA's are Booking. com, Expedia, Priceline, Agoda, MakeMyTrip, Cleartrip, Laterooms, LateBeds etc.

Read more about How OTAs work with hotels?

 

Synonyms: OTA, Online Travel Agency,OTAs