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Agoda’s Competitive Edge at the East Asian Games of 2009

BANGKOK, November 25, 2009, Asia’s leading hotel booking website, has secured gold-medal deals for the Hong Kong East Asian Games of 2009. With close to 150 hotels across the Hong Kong peninsula, provides some highly competitive rates for spectators headed to this major Asian event.

Taking place from 5th– 13th of December, this is the first time Hong Kong will host the EAG and it will be the largest sporting event held in the city to date. Featuring 22 different sports and drawing upwards of 2,300 of Asia’s most elite athletes, all eyes will be on Hong Kong as it reaches this important milestone.

Nine nations take part in the East Asian Games: Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Guam, Mongolia, Chinese Taipei, Macau, The People’s Republic of China and, of course, Hong Kong. More than 260 competitive events are staged across the 22 sports, including athletics, weightlifting, hockey, cue sports such as snooker and 9-ball, and a range of martial arts – something for spectators and sports lovers of all types.

Wilfred Fan, Vice President of Business Development at Agoda, commented, “The East Asian Games of 2009 present the perfect opportunity for first-time visitors to experience this diverse and dynamic city. For repeat visitors to Hong Kong, the city will be more compelling and vibrant than ever.”

“The Games provide a fantastic chance for travelers to immerse themselves in Hong Kong’s cultural sights, its magnificent architecture and its world-class shopping. Agoda has secured the largest ever amount of accommodation at very competitive rates throughout the duration of the games, allowing guests to get the most out of this amazing city.”

Below are some of Agoda’s very best rates for Hong Kong – don’t miss out!

Hot Hong Kong Deal:
Metropark Hotel, Wanchai (4 Stars), rates starting at USD87

Five-Star Harbour Views:
Harbour Grand Hotel, North Point (5 Stars), rates starting at USD139

Luxury Waterfront:
Harbour Plaza Hong Kong, Kowloon City (5 Stars), rates starting at USD155

Super Agoda Special:
The Royal Garden, Tsim Sha Tsui (5 Stars), rates starting at USD132
Special Promotion: Stay 1 night and enjoy 15% discount per night!!

Royal Plaza Hotel, Mongkok (5 Stars), rates starting at USD 204
Special Promotion: Stay 3 nights and enjoy 10% discount per night!!

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