Wednesday
Jan252012

agoda.com to speak at Low Cost Airlines World Asia Pacific conference

agoda.com, a leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced its participation in the upcoming Low Cost Airlines World Asia Pacific conference, hosted by Terrapinn.

Taking place on 8-10 February, 2012, this industry-leading event will bring together experts from the low-cost aviation sector, together with key pundits from related fields including online travel, aircraft manufacturing, travel consultancy, hotels and e-commerce. Over the course of the three-day conference, keynote speeches, workshops and panels will cover topics spanning airlines and airports, new technologies, social media, marketing and sales, online solutions, consumer trends and more.

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Wednesday
Jan182012

agoda.com Las Vegas deals from USD 80 per night!

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced some great limited-time deals at Las Vegas hotels.

Famous neon backdrop to countless adventures, Las Vegas promises an unforgettable travel experience. Dubbed the Entertainment Capital of the World, Vegas offers visitors a nightly line-up of big-ticket performers, world-class musicals, concerts, club events and gaming. 

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Wednesday
Jan112012

agoda.com partners with eRes® Development

agoda.com, a leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with channel manager eRes® Development.

Based in South Africa, eRes® Development provides software solutions to hotels across Africa, Dubai and Germany.  Currently, more than 90 hotel chains and groups use the eRes® channel management tool to connect to distributors, and thanks to this new partnership these properties can quickly and easily market their inventory through agoda.com. 

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Wednesday
Jan042012

agoda.com Year of the Dragon Super Sale – up to 56% off China hotels  

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced special hotel deals in Beijing and Shanghai to help travelers save money this Chinese New Year.

Known locally as the Spring Festival, Chinese New Year is China's biggest holiday. Celebrated this year on January 23 and concluding on February 6, it's a time when families and friends reunite to see in the new year. While it can be a busy and challenging time to visit China, it's also one of the most culturally rewarding times to travel, offering plenty of opportunity to observe and participate in local customs.

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Thursday
Dec222011

agoda.com 5-Day End-of-Year Japan Sale 

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a special 5-day Japan Sale for hotels in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.

For five days only, agoda.com is offering up to 66 per cent discount on some of the most popular hotels in Japan. From December 21 and December 25, customers can book a super low rate in select hotels across Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.

These special rates – most valid until the end of April 2012 – can be used straight away for an impromptu last-minute New Year's break or later on for holidays at Chinese New Year or during sakura season when the cherry blossoms bloom.

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Wednesday
Dec212011

agoda.com Super Aussie Summer Deals – Limited Time only!

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a selection of super hotel specials for the Australian summertime.

Giving travelers in the northern hemisphere a break from their coldest months, the Australian summer is something all sun-seekers should experience.  Not only is the weather perfect for swimming or sightseeing, outdoor events of all types take place across the country.

Sydney really shines in the summertime. The harbor becomes a dazzling focal point, sailboats and commuter ferries cross-crossing the water between two iconic landmarks: the Harbor Bridge and the Opera House. Bondi beach swells with people on weekends and the small sheltered bays that line the waterways set the scene for 'backyard' cricket, barbecues and picnics.

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Friday
Dec162011

agoda.com partners with South African channel manager NightsBridge

agoda.com, a leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a new partnership with channel manager NightsBridge.

With offices in South Africa, East Africa and Namibia, NightsBridge is Africa's leading distributor of rooms for B&Bs, guesthouses, boutique hotels and lodges. Launched in 2005, the company provides inventory management software to independent property owners, allowing them to increase their web visibility and maximize yield.

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Wednesday
Dec142011

agoda.com partners with channel manager GlobRes 

agoda.com, a leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with CRS and channel manager provider GlobRes.

Headquartered in Luzern, Switzerland, GlobRes offers a suite of software solutions designed for hotel managers to easily manage inventory, content and rates. GlobRes Xpress, a multilingual extranet management tool, allows hotels to consolidate inventory updates across multiple distributors via a single interface, saving them time and effort.

Thanks to the partnership, GlobRes partners can seamlessly link to agoda.com, connecting them to a worldwide customer base of more than 3.5 million. With sites in 37 different languages, agoda.com can offer hotels valuable visibility in Asian markets, promoting hotel deals in local languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Thai.

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Thursday
Dec082011

agoda.com Down Under Rydges Sale – save 25%  

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has secured a limited-time only special promotion for all Rydges properties across Australia and New Zealand.

From now until January 9, 2012, Rydges and agoda.com are offering a 25 per cent discount on stays of two nights or more at any Rydges brand property in Australia or New Zealand.

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Wednesday
Dec072011

agoda Gold Circle Awards 2011

agoda.com, a leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced the winning hotels of the agoda.com Gold Circle Awards 2011.

Each year, agoda.com recognizes outstanding hotel partners by presenting them with a Gold Circle Award. The awards, launched in 2009, are unique to agoda.com and are intended to honor hotels that show commitment to providing a superior online product.

Winning hotels must meet certain criteria to qualify for an award. First of all, they must have worked closely with agoda.com to offer consistently competitive room rates. They also must have utilized agoda.com's custom-built YCS 3.0 yield control system to maximize revenue. Finally, they must have earned positive reviews and comments from agoda.com customers.    

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