Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:50
A greener way to spend your holiday
Eco-friendly hotels might conjure up images of creepy crawlies and wooden shacks, but today many hotels in Thailand are proving that you don’t need to compromise on style or comfort for sustainability. The online travel agent Agoda suggests some of Thailand’s most luxurious eco-friendly properties that are as sustainable as they are indulgent.
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 14:19
Thais top list for family travel
Asian travellers engage in more multi-generation and extended family trips, with 77 per cent of Thais had five or more family breaks in the past year, according to online travel agent Agoda.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:06
Ayutthaya pagoda no place for oddball poses
Foreign tourists behaving badly have again upset officials of the Ayutthaya Historical Park.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:41
Photos: Suu Kyi pays homage to Mahamyatmuni Pagoda in Mandalay
Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi paid homage to Mahamyatmuni Pagoda in Mandalay this morning.
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
Global survey outlines most annoying habits of travellers
WITH THE summer holiday season in full swing in Europe and America and another long holiday to celebrate Mother’s Day is just around the corner for Thai travellers, Agoda, one of the fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), has been asking travelers what they think are the most annoying travel habits.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:28
Families in Phnom Penh call on authorites to stop Wat Ounalom cremations
The demand by the local residents was made following a cremation on Monday afternoon at the pagoda, located in Daun Penh district.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:07
Initial probe identifies three factors behind Kalasin pagoda collapse
The collapse of an ancient pagoda under restoration at Wat Kud Wa in Kalasin’s Kuchinarai district on Monday, which resulted in the death of one worker and four others being injured, stemmed from three main causes, the authorities said on Tuesday following an initial investigation.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:37
Restoration worker dies as Pagoda collapses during heavy downpour in Kalasin
An ancient pagoda under restoration in Wat Kud Wa of Kalasin’s Kuchinarai district collapsed on Monday morning, killing one worker and wounding four others.
Fri, 11 May 2018 17:02
Agoda names new CEO
Booking Holdings announced the appointment of John Brown as the chief executive officer of Agoda, Booking’s Asia-based digital travel business.
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 18:12
A labour of love and faith
ATOP A MOUNTAIN, about 25 kilometres from the downtown area of Amnart Charoen, stands a pagoda that has become a magnet for tourists to the northeastern province.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:00
No Exo ticket? All is not lost
If you missed out on getting a ticket for any of the March 16 to 18 Bangkok concerts by South Korean boy band Exo, online accommodations market Agoda might have a solution.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:15
British Embassy Cyclists Gearing Up for “3 Pagodas Challenge" for Charity
At the break of dawn today, a team of 10 cyclists from the British Embassy Bangkok embarked on a ‘road trip’ that will have them cycling 375km along the route of the infamous “Death Railway” from Bangkok to the Thai-Myanmar border at 3 Pagodas.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:05
Asia's tallest wooden pagoda destroyed
Flames and smoke billow during a fire at a wooden pagoda at Jiulong Temple in Mianzhu, Sichuan province, on Dec 10. The 16-story structure was said to be the tallest wooden pagoda in Asia.
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:52
Top service rewarded
One of the world’s fastest-growing online booking platforms, Agoda has just announced the winners of the 2017 Gold Circle Awards, given to top-performing accommodation partners around the world that exemplify the best qualities of the online booking travel experience.
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 01:00
In the spirit of Mandalay
The northern economic centre of Myanmar and its second largest city has plenty to offer the tourist