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Press Releases from Agoda Services (48 total)

Agoda.com shines a light on hotel deals for the Vivid Sydney Festival

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is illuminating great deals on hotels in Sydney, Australia for the annual Vivid Sydney Light, Music & Idea Festival, which takes place this year from May 24 – June 10. For the past 5 years, the festival has been wowing crowds with famous Sydney landmarks wrapped in thousands of meters of lights or used as massive canvasses, presenting

Agoda.com partners with Philippine Airlines to bring great hotel deals to airlin …

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has teamed up with Philippine Airlines (PAL) to offer customers of the Philippines’ flagship carrier access to Agoda.com’s inventory of over 100,000 hotels worldwide. As the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia, Philippine Airlines has been carrying people to and from the Philippines since 1941. Now, in a world that’s more connected and engaged than ever before,

Agoda.com brings New Year deals to Vietnam’s Tết Festival

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has selected a list of hotels offering big savings in the leadup for the colorful and raucous Vietnamese Tet Festival. The festival’s full name is Tết Nguyên Đán, and it falls on the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar, which this year is on February 10. By far the most important celebration in

Agoda.com offers specials in Rome and Paris, and lists top destinations for coup …

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced lists of its most popular destinations as chosen by couples from various regions, as well as amazing hotel deals in Paris and Rome, two of the perennial favorite romantic cities. But as Agoda.com looked into preferred travel habits, there were some interesting differences between Asian and European couples and where they preferred to go. While Asian

Agoda.com looks back at its 12 top rated hotels for 2012

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has taken a look back at 2012 and compiled a list of its twelve highest rated hotels for the year as graded by customers. The reviews on Agoda.com are an important record of a customer’s actual experience at a hotel. Free from PR spin and embellishment, reviews that appear on the website are written by actual

Agoda.com makes waves with sweet hotel deals for Philippine surfing

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing hotel deals in the Philippine province of Surigao del Norte, a popular tourist destination offering constant balmy temperatures, swaying palm trees, and the famed Siargao Island, one of the world’s best surfing locations. Recently included on list of destinations to watch in 2013 by Condé Nast Traveller magazine, Siargao Island’s reputation is well-deserved due to

Agoda.com announces chic hotel deals to celebrate Paris Fashion Week

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced hotel deals in Paris in the leadup to the 2013 Paris Fashion Week, the industry standard trade show for high fashion and glamour. In the fast-paced world of fashion, the Paris Fashion Week sets the standard for the upcoming seasons. From racks in Milan and New York to street stalls in Bangkok and Beijing, the influence

Agoda.com offers film fans special deals in beautiful New Zealand

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is celebrating the growing number of international travelers that are choosing New Zealand as their tour destination by offering special hotel deals in some of the world’s most picturesque locations. New Zealand’s increasing visibility on the global tourism meter over the past few years has been driven by one thing above all others – movies. Indeed, until

Agoda.com and Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer partner to offer KrisFlyer miles

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is partnering with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer to bring even greater rewards to its frequent flyer members when they book hotels with Agoda.com. Founded in 1972, Singapore Airlines is a multi-award winning airline in the global air travel market, serving 62 destinations in 34 countries, and its frequent flyer program, KrisFlyer, is recognized as one of the leading

agoda.com provides tropical hotel deals in the fragile Maldives

agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing sunny winter deals on hotels in the Maldives, one of the most beautiful – and endangered – countries on Earth. Known for its pristine white beaches and turquoise water teeming with colorful marine life, the group of over 1,000 islands (200 of them inhabited) off the southwest tip of India has long been a destination

agoda.com lights up Thailand with fabulous Loy Kratong deals

agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is helping travelers find great deals during Loy Kratong, Thailand’s most romantic and beautiful festival. Falling on the night of the 12th full moon – which this year is November 28th – it’s a tradition that dates back hundreds of years and one that many Thais hold close to their hearts. The purpose of the holiday is

THAI Chooses agoda.com to Introduce Hotel Booking Services

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited and agoda.com announced the signing of an agreement that offers THAI customers direct access to more than 200,000 hotels from agoda.com’s worldwide hotel inventory. Through a hotels tab on the THAI homepage http://www.thaiairways.com/, customers can book accommodation through agoda.com, which offers services in 37 different languages, including English and Thai. Customers can search for hotel deals in more than 22,000 destinations, including cities on THAI’s

agoda.com showcases Magical Macau – from USD 66 per night

agoda.com, Asia’s leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced hotel specials for some top hotels in Macau. Famous for its glitzy entertainment complexes, luxury shopping, full-service casinos and beautiful colonial precincts, Macau is the perfect destination for travelers looking for an excitement-filled getaway. The ‘Vegas of the East’ is just a short ferry ride from Hong Kong and offers travelers luxury hotels, theater shows,

agoda.com Partners with Channel Manager Hotel Net Solutions

agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with European channel manager Hotel Net Solutions. Germany-based company Hotel Net Solutions provides online inventory management tools to more than 250 hotel clients across Europe. As a result of the partnership, these properties can quickly and easily connect to agoda.com and distribute their inventory worldwide in 37 languages. A trusted brand within Asia, agoda.com

agoda.com Launches Android App For Easy Mobile Hotel Booking

agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced the launch of an Android app, allowing even more smartphone users to book hotels on-the-go. The agoda.com Android app joins the recently released iPhone app in making mobile booking available to more people. The Android app has all the features of the iPhone version, including immediate access to more than 160,000 hotels worldwide, instant

agoda.com and Air China Partnership Offers Frequent Flyers More Miles

agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with Air China. As a result of the partnership, PhoenixMiles Frequent Flyer members will earn miles when they book a hotel through a special agoda.com landing page. Air China is one of the world's leading airlines, flying more than 243 routes to 47 international and 91 domestic destinations, and offering more than a

agoda.com Goes Mobile with Free iPhone App

– agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is going mobile, allowing travelers to book the latest hotel deals on their iPhone. Free for download now, the agoda.com iPhone app lets customers view and book up-to-the-minute rates on more than 150,000 properties worldwide, all with instant confirmation. With more than 18,000 hotels and resorts across Asia alone, the agoda.com app gives travelers access to

agoda.com Partners with Cathay Pacific's Cathay Holidays Ltd

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with Cathay Holidays Limited, the travel agency arm of Cathay Pacific Airways through which Cathay Holidays will distribute agoda.com's hotel product. Cathay Holidays provides inventory to CathayPacific.com and creates tailored package trips that showcase the carrier's key destination cities, including Hong Kong, Japan, Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai. Travelers booking a ticket through

Agoda.com partners with channel manager YieldPlanet.com

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of the Nasdaq-listed Priceline.com Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with hotel channel manager YieldPlanet.com YieldPlanet.com, an online tool created by German company GTH Solutions, facilitates easy inventory and revenue management for hotel clients across Europe. Offering hoteliers an efficient way of distributing their properties across multiple channels, YieldPlanet.com's hotel partners include the Accor chain and the NH Hotels brand, in

Agoda.com Partners with Jetstar Airways

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc. (Nasdaq:PCLN), today announced a partnership with Jetstar Asia Airways Pte Limited, one the leading low-fares airlines in the Asia Pacific region. Through the partnership, Agoda.com's proprietary hotel inventory of thousands of hotels is accessible through Jetstar’s Asian online storefonts, with the two companies soon to co-develop holiday packages, and specials to be offered via the Jetstar Holidays

Agoda.com Partners with Delta Air Lines

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc. (Nasdaq:PCLN), today announced a partnership with Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL). Through the partnership, members of Delta's SkyMiles Frequent Flyer Program can earn miles from SkyMiles when they book a hotel through Agoda.com. Delta Air Lines is the world's largest air carrier, serving more than 160 million travelers a year. With a fleet of more than 700

Agoda.com Launches Express Connect 2.0 for Easy Automatic Hotel Sign-Up

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc., today announced the launch of Express Connect 2.0 – a free hotel sign-up tool that allows hoteliers to quickly and easily start distributing their property's reservations through Agoda.com. Using Express Connect 2.0, hoteliers who wish to partner with Agoda.com can set up a hotel page in a matter of minutes. Guided through the process step-by-step, hotel owners upload property

Agoda and Toga Hospitality Form Partnership

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with Australian hotel group, Toga Hospitality. Under the partnership, Toga Hospitality’s four brands – Adina, Medina, Vibe and Travelodge – will join Agoda.com’s inventory of more than 160,000 hotels, distributed worldwide to a loyal member base of more than 2.5 million. Toga Hospitality has properties in major cities across Australia, New Zealand,

Agoda.com and Russia’s SAT Airlines Form Partnership

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with Russia’s SAT Airlines. As a result of the partnership, SAT air travelers will have immediate access to Agoda.com’s global inventory of more than 155,000 hotels. The SAT network covers domestic and international routes across Russia and North Asia, with hubs in Harbin, Sapporo and Seoul. Simply by visiting the SAT website, customers can

Agoda.com Celebrates the Royal Wedding with Lovely London Rates

SINGAPORE (January 26, 2011) – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc., today announces special London hotel promotions to celebrate the wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton. With the date set for April 29, 2011, the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Elizabeth Middleton is cause for much excitement across the British Commonwealth, particularly in the United Kingdom. To best allow

Agoda.com Partners with Leading South African Chain Protea

SINGAPORE (January 5, 2011) – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline.com Inc., today announced a partnership with the Protea Hospitality Group, Africa’s largest and leading hotel group with some 90 properties in South Africa and more than 120 continent-wide. Protea Hospitality Group now has access to Agoda.com's YCS (Yield Control System) – proprietary software through which hoteliers can dynamically control room inventory, prices, content and

Agoda.com Announces Partnership with Hong Kong Airlines

Agoda.com lists more than 150,000 hotels worldwide, working closely with hoteliers to secure the best online hotel promotions available. As one of Asia's leading online hotel booking sites, Agoda.com is known for its excellent coverage of major Asian travel hubs, such as Hong Kong, Thailand, China and Singapore, providing instant confirmation at every hotel in every destination. Vice President of Business Development at Agoda.com, Mr. Wilfred Fan, remarked, “The

Agoda.com Announced the Release Version of the BE3, A Free Booking Engine for Ho …

SINGAPORE (December 3, 2010) – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc., today announced the release of BE3, a free booking engine for hotels, built around Agoda.com's Yield Control System (YCS) technology. BE3 is a simple, no-frills booking engine that plugs into an existing hotel website. Available in 30 languages, the BE3 is designed for smaller independent hotels that may not be able to afford other

Agoda.com Announces Partnerships with China Airlines and EVA Air

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc., today announced new partnerships with Taiwan's leading air carriers, China Airlines and EVA Air. Agoda.com offers more than 140,000 hotels worldwide and is known for great coverage in major cities across China, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore – all popular destinations with Taiwanese customers. All Agoda.com hotels provide instant confirmation on bookings, meaning customers do not have

Agoda.com Offers Great Value Deals in the Great Barrier Reef

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Incorporated, has secured exclusive promotional rates for some of the Great Barrier Reef's best island resorts. Situated off the coastline of Queensland – Australia's 'Sunshine State' – the Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, comprising more than 2,900 coral reefs and 900 islands. The Reef is home to an estimated 1,500 tropical fish species, with humpback

Agoda Adds Arabic To Its International Language Sites

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Incorporated, today announces the launch of www.agoda.ae, Agoda's Arabic language site. Agoda lists more than 140,000 properties worldwide, with more than 9,000 within Asia. Travelers booking through Agoda are provided 24/7 customer support should they need it, while a best price guarantee ensures competitive prices year round. Millions of travelers from around the globe book hotel rooms through Agoda

Agoda Announces 3-Day Sale on Australian Hotels

SINGAPORE (September 22, 2010) – Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Incorporated, announces a special 3-Day Sale on some of the best hotels in Australia. For three days only, Agoda is lowering already discounted room rates with hotels in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and the Gold Coast now more affordable than ever. Travelers planning a visit to Australia's major cities should take advantage of

Agoda Goes Shopping at the Great Singapore Sale

The annual Great Singapore Sale, an island-wide sales event that lasts for the next two months, is back. It just started on May 29th and will continue until July 26th giving tourists plenty of time to plan their ultimate shopping trip. Agoda.com, an online hotel booking service, is helping travelers save money on accommodations by offering special room rates and promotions at local Singapore hotels during this year’s Great Singapore

Agoda Partners with Rydges Hotels and Resorts to Distribute Properties Throughou …

Agoda.com, an online travel company specializing in discounted hotel bookings in Asia, today announced a partnership with Australian owned, Rydges Hotels & Resorts . The partnership allows distribution of Rydges’ properties via Agoda's websites. Representing a wide range of resorts and hotels in Australia and New Zealand, the company has 36 existing properties in some of the region’s most popular destinations. Rydges Hotels & Resorts released a company statement advising

Agoda and Bangkok Airways in Online Partnership

Agoda.com, an online travel company specializing in discount hotel bookings in Asia, announced a partnership with Bangkok Airways - the region's award-winning ASIA'S BOUTIQUE AIRLINE, offering flyers special deals on hotel bookings. Travelers can find this new hotel offer today at http://bangkokair.partners.agoda.com/. In light of boosting the sales volumes during the difficult time of economic recession, this partnership brings about a new link as a convenient one-stop shop for worldwide clienteles

Agoda Celebrates the Year of the Ox with Hot Hotel Deals for the Chinese New Yea …

The holiday celebrations continue as the Chinese New Year, the most important date on the Chinese calendar, comes early this year falling on January 26th. Agoda.com, an online hotel reservations company, readies itself for the Year of the Ox, helping Chinese communities celebrate by offering availability at preferred hotels, with great rates in top Asian destinations. Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival is China's biggest celebration, with parties taking

Agoda Begins Thailand’s Countdown to 2009 with Amazing Winter Deals

To get in on the Christmas spirit and celebrate the coming new year, Agoda.com, an online hotel reservations service, is offering customers a number of unbeatable, last-minute Thailand hotels deals. To boost tourism Thailand hotels have begun to slash their rates, even during this normal “peak period“. Agoda is now able to offer further savings of up to 40% off these already discounted rates. Thailand’s amazing scenery and hospitality makes

Agoda Offers Asian Alternatives for Christmas and New Year’s Celebrations

As 2008 winds down, festivities crank up all over the world and Asian destinations are becoming ever more popular with unique and interesting variations of Christmas and New Year celebrations. Agoda.com, an online hotel booking company, encourages travelers to spend a memorable holiday season away from the cold and snow, with a number of last minute hot Asian hotel deals to light up the season. Various countries celebrate the holiday

Agoda and American Express Make Traveling in Asia Even Easier

Agoda.com, an online travel company specializing in discount hotel bookings in Asia, today announced a marketing partnership with American Express Singapore, which offers a special promotion on hotel bookings for American Express cardholders in Singapore. American Express Cardmembers can find this new hot promotion at www.amex.agoda.com, in which Agoda’s already low hotel rates dropped even lower for a limited time period. Mr. Robert Rosenstein, Chief Operating Officer of Agoda.com commented,

Agoda Offers Asia's Top 10 Resorts for Wellness Holidays

It’s time to refresh, re-energize and re-evaluate your lifestyle by getting away from tension filled days and spending the holidays rejuvenating both the mind and body. As traditional Asian treatments become the preferred choice for tourists, Agoda.com, an Asian online hotel reservations service, offers a myriad of enjoyable ways to spend wellness vacations with 10 world renowned holistic health resorts in Asia. When people start the journey back to healthy

Agoda Lights Up The Loy Kratong Festival with Hot Deals on Hotels in Thailand

Thailand’s rivers, canals and night-sky will all be glowing during November’s Loy Kratong Festival. This traditional and romantic celebration falls during the week of Nov 8th – 12th this year. Agoda.com, an online hotel reservation website has secured some hot hotel deals to celebrate this “must see” festival of Thailand. Originating during the reign of Thai King Rama IV in 1863, the Loy Kratong festival is quickly becoming one of

Agoda released Top 10 hotels to view Bangkok, 2008's 'World's Best City"

Already a tourist hot spot (both figuratively and literally), Bangkok is now unlike any time in the past, as the readers of Travel and Leisure just acknowledged by voting Bangkok the "World's Best City, 2008". Being a city so rich in sights and sounds, seemingly everywhere, Bangkok can feel overwhelming at times. Luckily Bangkok hotels have made enjoying the city's wonderful madness a little easier, by creating outstanding viewpoints to

Agoda strengthens partnership with Compass Hospitality by distributing new prope …

Agoda.com, an online travel company specializing in discount hotel bookings in Asia, has extended its partnership with Compass Hospitality to include distribution of its new properties via Agoda's websites. With a portfolio of 45 managed properties, comprised of hotels, resorts and serviced apartments, Compass Hospitality will be opening 4 new properties later this year and into early 2009. According to Wilfred Fan, Agoda’s vice president, Business Development, Compass Hospitality will continue

Agoda says everyone is invited to join China’s largest Import & Export Fair - …

Agoda.com, an online hotel reservations service which specializes in securing the lowest discount hotel prices in Asia and around the world, is reminding business travelers to prepare early, if they plan to attend the autumn “Canton Fair”. This year’s version will be the 104th session of China’s largest Import & Export Fair and is set to be housed in the Pazhou Complex in southeast Guangzhou. The Canton

Agoda Celebrates The World’s Tallest Observation Wheel With Hot Hotel Deals in …

A weekend trip to Southeast Asia just reached greater heights with the creation of a 165 meters (541 feet) - observation wheel that towers over the world famous London Eye. The moving ‘Singapore Flyer’ will be a sight to see, and give visitors not only an incredible 360 o view over the Singaporean cityscape but glimpses of Malaysia and Indonesia too. To celebrate the arrival of this exciting landmark, Agoda

Golfing in Southeast Asia: Agoda says the region’s right on par with top 10 go …

It’s no real surprise that Southeast Asia has become a golf Mecca. With over 32,000 courses and an estimated 50 million active golfers, the sport is the fastest growing in the world. Factor in Southeast Asia’s diverse terrain, expanse of land and ingenuity for hospitality and it is understandable why avid golfers are seeking out the greener side of fairways in this part of the globe. According to Agoda, an

Agoda Makes Olympic Effort to Support Beijing Games

Agoda, an independent online travel company that specializes in securing the lowest discount hotel prices in Asia Pacific and around the world, is gearing up to help meet consumer needs during the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The Beijing Organizing Committee estimates that more than 1.5 million beds will be needed to accommodate foreign and Chinese tourists. Beijing currently has only 109,000 rooms in 658 star-rated hotels. Agoda

Agoda raises the red lantern with hot hotel deals for Chinese New Year

BANGKOK, JANUARY 16: To mark the 2008 Year of the Rat, online hotel merchant Agoda Company wishes its customers a warm “Gong Xi Fa Cai” with special hotel rates at Asian hotspots. Chinese New Year (CNY) begins on the 7th of February this year and is traditionally celebrated over 5 days, each involving specific rituals to cleanse and prepare for a prosperous year. Being the first animal in the Chinese