Wednesday
Nov302011

agoda.com releases very merry Christmas deals for Rome

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced special Christmas deals for hotels in Rome.

While Rome's status as a top tier destination is undisputed, travelers visiting over Christmas time can experience an event unique to the Eternal City. As temperatures fall and lights are strung in streets and squares, Roman Catholics anticipate the biggest event of the year: Christmas Eve Mass at the Vatican.

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Wednesday
Nov302011

agoda.com Shinjuku hotel deals for the Tokyo’s 2012 Marathon 

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced great-value deals at hotels in Shinjuku, the starting point of the Tokyo Marathon.

Launched in 2007, Tokyo’s marathon is today a major international sports event. Offering a 10km course as well as a full-length marathon of 42km, plus a three-day expo and its own theme song, the marathon attracts global attention, with applicants this year in excess of 283,000.

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Thursday
Nov242011

agoda.com teams up with HotelPartner 

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

Based in Bern, HotelPartner was founded in 2006 and has offices across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Connected to more than 150 hotels, HotelPartner provides clients with sophisticated yield- and distribution-technology linked with the Hotel Front Office System (PMS). In recognition of excellent client service, HotelPartner received the Milestone 2009 Award in Switzerland for 'Courage, Innovation and Professionalism'.

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Wednesday
Nov232011

agoda.com wins Goodstay award from Korea Tourism Organization  

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), recently received an award from Goodstay, an initiative of Korea Tourism Organization (KTO).

The Goodstay project was launched to help overseas travelers to South Korea easily identify quality accommodation. Currently more than 300 hotels, motels, inns and guesthouses across the country carry the Goodstay seal of approval – an official endorsement from KTO denoting high-quality lodging, great facilities and excellent service.

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Thursday
Nov172011

agoda.com Chiang Mai hotel deals for Royal Flora Expo 2011

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced hotel deals in Chiang Mai for the Royal Flora Ratchaphruek Expo 2011.

The Royal Flora Ratchaphruek Expo was first held in 2006 as a tribute to HRH King Bhumibol and the Thai royal family. Covering 80 hectares of parkland just outside Chiang Mai city center, this spectacular flower festival featured more than 2,200 species of plants from around the world, with themed gardens from 30 different nations.

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Wednesday
Nov162011

agoda.com partners with Cebu Pacific Air to offer greater travel savings

agoda.com, a leading hotel booking website and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with the Philippines’ largest national flag carrier Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB).

Cebu Pacific Air operates flights from their Manila, Cebu, Clark, and Davao hubs to 34 domestic and 17 international routes, with major destinations including Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur and Beijing. CEB currently utilizes ten Airbus A319, 18 Airbus A320 and eight ATR-72 500 aircraft. By the end of 2011, CEB will be operating a fleet of 37 aircraft with an average age of less than 3.5 years – one of Asia’s youngest fleets.

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Wednesday
Nov092011

agoda.com partners with Cultuzz Digital Media

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with hotel software solutions company Cultuzz Digital Media.

Based in Germany, Cultuzz Digital Media offers a range of products designed for seamless inventory and content management. Established in 2000 and working with a variety of reputable global hotel solutions companies, Cultuzz Digital Media's product suite includes Cultswitch, a channel manager that allows hotels to easily manage their online product across various distribution channels using a single interface.

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Wednesday
Nov022011

agoda.com spotlight on Jakarta: hotels from USD 22 per night! 

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN) today announced a chic selection of hotel deals in the exciting Javanese capital of Jakarta.

Jakarta is a fast-paced, cosmopolitan city, with great shopping, beautiful landmarks, intriguing historic sites and fantastic nightlife. As a weekend destination it's the perfect urban getaway – it's quickly and easily accessible from anywhere within Asia and it's got a wide array of accommodation options – many offering deals through agoda.com.

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Wednesday
Oct262011

agoda.com lights up Chiang Mai with hotel deals for the Yi Peng festival 

agoda.com, a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is offering an array of hotel specials in Chiang Mai in celebration of the Yi Peng festival.

Yi Peng showcases the picturesque mountain city of Chiang Mai during one of Thailand's most culturally significant events. The northern Thai city's version of Loy Krathong, its takes place on the 12th full moon of each year – this year November 10.

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Wednesday
Oct262011

agoda.com partners with Leonardo Hotels

agoda.com, a leading hotel booking Website and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a partnership with European chain Leonardo Hotels.

Founded in 1998, Leonardo Hotels represents the European arm of Fattal Hotels, providing three- and four-star accommodation for business and leisure travellers. With more than 60 properties across Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Hungary and Israel, the Leonardo Hotels umbrella includes the four-star superior Leonardo Royal Hotels brand for executive travelers and the Leonardo Boutique Hotels brand for guests that are looking for stylish 'lifestyle'-oriented accommodation.

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