Agoda in the News partners with Virgin Australia to bring hotels and points promotions to Velocity Frequent Flyer members

SINGAPORE (October 29, 2013), one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced a brand new partnership with Virgin Australia which will give the airline’s customers instant access to’s global inventory of hotels, including over 5 million customer reviews.

Members of Virgin Australia’s award-winning loyalty program, Velocity Frequent Flyer, will also earn Velocity Points on accommodation in over 37,000 cities worldwide.

In addition, and to celebrate the partnership, all Velocity members will earn double Velocity Points when they enter their Velocity membership number while booking their hotel between 28-31 October, 2013 through the Velocity Rewards Points website for stays between 1 November – 12 December, 2013.

Commenting on the deal,’s Vice President of Marketing Timothy Hughes said: “We are extremely pleased to be able to add Virgin Australia to our list of airline partners. Customers of the airline will now have access to one of the fastest-growing online hotel platforms in the world, making planning and budgeting for trips even easier.”’s rapidly expanding list of partnerships now includes 30 airlines around the world.

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