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Agoda and American Express Make Traveling in Asia Even Easier

BANGKOK, Thailand, November 19, 2008, an online travel company specializing in discount hotel bookings in Asia, announced a marketing partnership with American Express Singapore, which offers a special promotion on hotel bookings for American Express cardholders in Singapore. American Express Cardmembers can find this new hot promotion today at, in which Agoda’s already low hotel rates dropped even lower for a limited time period.

Mr. Robert Rosenstein, Chief Operating Officer of commented, "Booking hotels online has always been a great way to save time and money. The deals that Amex’s Singapore customers will find should provide even more reason to forget any bad news from your stock investments and make that trip to Bangkok, Bali, Hong Kong or Singapore. Even without the savings, Agoda makes it easy to book in 20 languages with detailed reviews and photos, and customers earn rewards points which save money on future bookings."

Mr. Peter Raj Kapoor, Vice President & Area Market Head, Global Merchant Services - ASEAN & India, and Regional Head of Acquisition for Japan, Asia Pacific and Australia, agrees that this is a great new offer for members, "American Express has always offered the best benefits to our members. We hope they enjoy this latest travel privilege. We are delighted to partner with to allow all American Express Card Members across the region to enjoy the convenience and benefits of making their hotel reservation on-line from our joint portal at This is part of our continuous effort to work closely with our merchant partners like Agoda and see them grow with our premium card base across the region."

Agoda Company markets hotels throughout Asia with locally branded Agoda sites in many languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai and European languages. The sites are supported by multilingual customer service team, which operates 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.

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