It is a travel in which one organizes things oneself, rather than using a company who will arrange flights, hotels etc. An independent agency is usually a single agency. They have often a small range of agencies and usually specialize in certain things for example cruises.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on July, 2014