SINGAPORE (July 13, 2011) – 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.
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 room types and special promotions not offered elsewhere.
app, customers can search hotels by city or by their current location – perfect
for travelers who want to find the nearest deals, no matter where they are. Users
can also view hotel photos and facilities, flick through real customer reviews,
and refine their search results to find exactly what they need. For those in
unfamiliar territory, interactive maps show the way straight to their hotel.
app makes last-minute bookings effortless. Travelers can literally step off the
plane, book a hotel, and get directions from wherever they are to the hotel's front
desk. By the time they arrive, their confirmation voucher is in their inbox,
ready to present on check-in.
President of agoda.com Mr. Robert Rosenstein said, "Today’s traveler is mobile-ready,
which makes travel so much easier if there's no computer or WiFi station nearby
and you need to book a hotel. People already know that agoda.com is a source
for the best price on hotels that aren't available through other channels and with
our new app customers can access those hotels via their iPhone.”
agoda.com app is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. To download the app,
visit the iTunes store .
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 150,000 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.