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 kick off – Agoda has some suggestions on where to escape the football madness. You’re welcome!
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 minimize water, fuel and energy consumption and travel more sustainably.
Agoda, one of the world’s fastest-growing online booking platforms, has teamed up with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to promote domestic travel. The campaign, running from now through to 30 September 2018, aims to increase the volume of domestic travel to 160 million trips, with a focus on weekday and low season travel.
With the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism’s April figures showing a 29.5% year on year increase in visitor arrivals for the first four months of 2018, global online booking platform Agoda today published its own findings examining where in Vietnam these visitors from the top five international origins head on arrival.
Thousands will flock to the Borobudur Temple in Central Java 29 May to partake in Vesak Day, a celebration of Buddha’s birth, marked by processions, bell-ringing rituals and the release of 1,000 lanterns to the sky to symbolize enlightenment for the entire world.
Taking place 19 May at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is set to attract bumper crowds from across the world, with Agoda reporting a 40% increase on accommodation bookings in Windsor, as well as neighboring Slough and Greater London.
With multiple public holidays in May, Malaysians are taking advantage for a mini break according to the latest research from global online booking platform agoda. The research reveals top ten destinations for Labor Day weekend where Kuala Lumpur tops the list for domestic travelers and is also within top ten for travelers across the region.
As Indonesians prepare for Holy Month Ramadan that falls in mid-May, the month also presents three public holidays, Labor Day (1 May), Ascension of Christ (10 May) and Vesak (29 May) and Agoda – the fastest growing global online booking platform – reveals Indonesians are taking advantage of the extra time off to get away. Agoda’s latest booking data shows travelers are hitting Bali’s world famous beaches, ASEAN capital cities in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand or less crowded retreats such as Yogyakarta and Bandung.
Despite Songkran, one of the biggest travel periods of the year, just wrapping up, many Thais are still taking advantage of the upcoming Labor Day (1 May) to travel, according to global online booking platform Agoda. While Tokyo takes the top spot, Thai destinations dominate the top five escapes, as many travelers head to the beach for the long weekend.
East Asian cities Tokyo (#1), Osaka (#3), Hong Kong (#4) and Taipei (#5) make up four of the top five Labor Day weekend destinations for Asian travelers, according to the latest research from global online booking platform agoda.