SINGAPORE (November 24,
2010) – 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.
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 to wait for a
response from either Agoda.com or the hotel, making the hotel booking process
quick and easy.
an interview with the Taiwanese magazine, Travelrich, regarding the
partnership, CEO and President of Agoda.com Mr. Robert Rosenstein said,
"Customers visiting the leading carriers’ websites in Taiwan can easily
access Agoda’s hotels and earn airline loyalty points. We hope that makes
online booking even more convenient in Taiwan."
who book a hotel stay through Agoda.com also earn Agoda Rewards points worth
4-7% of the cost of their stay. Rewards points are redeemable for future hotel
bookings at any 'Agoda Special Rate' hotel and can be saved up to pay for an
entire hotel stay.
ensure customers get the most value out of their stay, Agoda.com features
reviews which offer up-to-date critical appraisals on hotels. Customers who
book a room through Agoda.com can submit a hotel review on completion of their
stay. These reviews help other travelers make more informed choices when making
their booking, as well as providing greater insight into the chosen
the Travelrich interview, Mr.
Rosenstein also highlighted the importance of social media in staying connected
with customers. He remarked, "The Agoda Facebook page now has more than 50,000
fans, and many use the Facebook wall to ask for advice or share travel tips. Through
fans' posts we can keep in touch with travel trends and identify where Agoda
can implement possible improvements and developments."
more information about Agoda.com or the partnership with China Airlines and EVA
Air, please email [email protected]
About Agoda Company
Company Pte Ltd (www.agoda.com) is a leading Asia-based, online hotel
reservations company, which specializes in securing the lowest discount hotel
prices. Agoda.com is part of Priceline.com (Nasdaq:PCLN). Agoda's network
includes over 10,000 hotels in Asia-Pacific and more than 140,000 worldwide.
The multinational staff of more than 500 professionals, located throughout the
world, provides a first-rate reservation service that uniquely combines local
knowledge and local connections to provide the best hotel deals to both
business and leisure travelers.
addition, Agoda customers participate in the Agoda Rewards Program, earning
further discounts and free stays. Unlike programs that limit travelers to a
single chain, the Agoda Rewards Program allows customers to redeem Rewards
Points at thousands of hotels around the globe, at any time. A member of the
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Agoda's aim is to promote travel by
making it more affordable and more accessible to more people.