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Agoda.com uncovers superb Australia/New Zealand hotel deals for the 2015 Cricket World Cup

SINGAPORE (4 February, 2015)

Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has put together a list of fantastic hotel specials in eight of the most popular destinations in Australia and New Zealand to celebrate the 2015 Cricket World Cup, one of the world’s largest sporting tournaments.

Beginning on 4 February, 2015 and lasting until the end of the tournament on 29 March, 2015, travelers can find superb specials on accommodation in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, and Brisbane in Australia, as well as Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington in New Zealand. These deals give sports fans a chance to follow their favorite teams and cheer their favorite players as they move through the tournament while leaving money left over to enjoy the warmth and outdoor fun of the southern hemisphere. The games this year are the 11th in the history of the competition yet it is the first time they’ve been held in Australia/New Zealand since 1992.

With a television audience of over a billion people worldwide, the games will host over 400 players and officials from around the world, vying for a prize pool worth over USD $10m. The final match, to be held in Melbourne, is expected to draw over 90,000 spectators.

The tournament is approaching fast and excitement is building. In order to make things easy, Agoda.com has set up a special landing page at www.agoda.com/2015Cricket where sports fans can browse and book accommodation. Choose a city, select a room, and get ready to cheer. May the best team win!

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About Agoda Company Pte Ltd:

Agoda Company Pte Ltd (Agoda.com) is a leading Asia-based, online accommodation reservations company, which specializes in securing the lowest discount accommodation prices. Agoda.com is part of The Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN). Agoda.com's network includes more than 500,000 hotels and other accommodation properties worldwide. The multinational staff of more than 1,700 professionals, located throughout the world, provides a first-rate reservation service that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best accommodation deals to both business and leisure travelers.

A member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Agoda.com's aim is to promote travel by making it more affordable and more accessible to more people. AGODA® is a registered trademark of AGIP LLC, used under license by Agoda Company Pte. Ltd.