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07 Aug, 2019, 08:00 BST Agoda launches Travel Guides to help people travel easier

Nature, Beaches, Food & Drink, Landmarks and Culture are the five top global reasons to travel, according to new research from Agoda, one of the...


01 Aug, 2019, 08:00 BST Global travelers most likely to want to meet travelers of their own nationalities on holiday

With summer holiday season in full swing and people keen to 'get away from it all', Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing digital travel...


06 Jun, 2019, 13:09 BST Summer holiday hotspots: Agoda.com reveals top summer 2019 holiday destinations

With the summer holidays fast approaching, Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing digital travel platforms, reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas...


20 May, 2019, 09:00 BST Agoda Introduces "Eid" Celebrations Across the World

Eid al-Fitr or Hari Raya Aidilfitri,a religious holiday which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, is celebrated by Muslims around the ...


17 Apr, 2019, 09:00 BST Eight Places Certified Bookworms Should Visit for World Book Day

Books can take one to new and exciting places—completely new worlds, even. This World Book Day (23 April 2019), Agoda highlights eight places to go...


04 Mar, 2019, 08:00 GMT Have a colorful time (literally) on your next holi-day

Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), shares some top tips and destinations to help you enjoy Holi, the traditional...


18 Feb, 2019, 08:00 GMT Agoda's film-inspired holiday ideas: 'Reel' travel locations for every movie lover's bucket list

To mark the end of the film awards season next week, Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing digital travel companies, shares its list of holiday...


12 Feb, 2019, 08:00 GMT Party at the Biggest Carnivals Around the World: Mardi Gras Experiences You Wouldn't Want to Miss

Mardi Gras marks the end of the festive Carnival season, a period of feasting and fun that begins on 6th January in Christian culture. Mardi Gras,...


31 Jan, 2019, 08:00 GMT Agoda reveals 2019's top destinations for travelers during the Spring Festival

Bangkok, Tokyo and Taipei are the top three most popular destination for Asia Pacific travelers over the Lunar New Year period in 2019, according to...


26 Dec, 2018, 11:00 GMT What destinations are trending for New Year? Agoda shares where independent travelers are headed

Tokyo, Paris and New York City are the top destinations to ring in 2019 according to Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents...


05 Dec, 2018, 08:12 GMT Agoda and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah sign MoU to achieve vision 2030 goal of 30 million pilgrims

Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of...


05 Dec, 2018, 04:00 GMT United Kingdom comes up as 2018's top destination in Europe

Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing online travel agents (OTAs), reveals United Kingdom as the most-booked destination in Europe for Agoda...


30 Oct, 2018, 03:03 GMT Agoda gets into the Halloween Spirit with 13 'spook-tacular' places to visit

If tales of witches, ghosts and ghouls, and "cobwebs" brushing your shoulders sounds like your idea of adventure, check out Agoda's guide to...


30 Sep, 2018, 12:00 BST Whether for business, leisure or 'bleisure', travelers are going solo

With longer working hours, constant digital contact and increasing obligations, it's no wonder more people are treating themselves to solo trips to...


23 Aug, 2018, 12:36 BST Agoda reveals how British families are travelling in 2018

New school semesters may be looming or already underway after the mid-year break, but that doesn't mean families are packing away their travel gear...


31 Jul, 2018, 06:30 BST Brits' travel irritants revealed

With the summer holiday season in full swing, Agoda, one of the fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), has been asking travellers what they...


26 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST Agoda: Six great reasons why traveling with friends is better

To mark World Friendship Day on 30 July, Agoda, one of the fastest-growing online travel agents (OTA), shares six reasons why you should round up...


21 Jun, 2018, 00:00 BST School's out, summer is here; Agoda shares where independent travelers are heading

Agoda, one of the fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), today revealed the top trending summer travel spots, globally, for independent...


11 Jun, 2018, 02:00 BST Are you going football crazy? Six destinations where you can score a break from the football madness

Are you among those who would rather catch the flu than watch a game of football? No need to go to such drastic measures come 14 June when the games...


04 Jun, 2018, 16:41 BST Agoda's top tips for sustainable travel

To mark World Environment Day on 5 June, Agoda shares tips on how to actively become a more conscious, responsible traveler. Here are some ideas to...


08 Mar, 2017, 08:17 GMT Global Study Reveals Asia's Lesser-known Destinations On The Rise

agoda, a world-leading accommodation site, today announced the results of its latest Travel Smart study, revealing the top 10 destinations in Asia...