Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed priceline.com Inc.
(Nasdaq:PCLN), today announced special hotel deals for Feria de abril de
Sevilla, held in the stunning Andalusian capital of Seville.
Feria de abril de Sevilla, or Seville
April Fair, takes place two weeks after Easter Holy Week and is one of Spain's
most famous events. In contrast to the solemn processions of Holy Week, Seville
April Fair (May 1-8) fosters an
exuberant party atmosphere, showcasing the region's proudest and most
the week-long celebration, the Paseo de Caballos fairground on the eastern side
of the GuadalquivirRiver hosts
more than a thousand casetas
(marquees). These casetas belong to
high-profile families, companies and clubs – each with its own entertainment program
of drinking, dining and dancing. The nightly events include the performances of
sevillanas, a spirited Andalusian
folk dance with similarities to flamenco.
day, the festivities begin with a colorful procession of horses and carriages. Seville women dressed in traditional traje de gitano – flamenco dresses – arrive
by horse-drawn carriage, accompanied by men in immaculate traje corto suits. After the procession, Sevillans retreat to their
casetas and enjoy long evenings of revelry.
Many casetas will continue partying in
true Sevillan style: through the night until well past dawn. Visitors to
Seville during this time can join a public caseta
to take part in the fun.
de Caballos, Seville has an abundance of offerings for travelers. Visitors can
explore the city's history through its art and architecture, catch a bullfight,
sample some tapas or cheer on one of the city's two football teams. Must-see tourist attractions include the Real Alcázar
– a 10 century Moorish-fort-turned-palace, the Cathedral of
Seville and the adjoining La Giralda bell tower.
to Spain for the April Fair are advised to book their Seville hotel early as it
is one of the country's biggest events. Agoda.com has secured special rates and
promotions during this busy period, so travelers should book now to grab the
Seville April Fair Hotel Deals
Sevilla – 4 stars
room from USD 191 per night. Enjoy 10% discount.
Al-Andalus Palace – 4 stars
from USD 203 per night. Book now and enjoy 12% discount.
– 2 stars
room rates from USD 283 per night, including 10% discount.
Tryp Macarena – 4 stars
Room rates from USD 215 per night. Book at least 3 nights and
enjoy 10% discount. Limited rooms available.
Rabida – 4 stars
twin rooms from USD 452 per night. Book at least 3 nights and enjoy 10%
Agoda Company Pte Ltd:
Agoda 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 more than 160,000 hotels worldwide. The multinational
staff of more than 600 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.
In 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.