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agoda news host Media Trip with Bangkok Air and the North Phuket Resorts Association

SINGAPORE (August 17, 2011), Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of the Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), recently co-hosted a media familiarization trip to Phuket's Mai Khao Beach.

The representatives from several high profile media outlets attended the junket to meet wine makers and chefs as part of the Grapes and Grazing Festival. Highlighting fine dining in Phuket, the four-day Grapes and Grazing Festival featured creative Italian gastronomy and fines wines at the JW Marriott's Cucina restaurant.

Over four consecutive nights, international wines were put in the spotlight, with wine makers from Italy, Australia and New Zealand showcasing their award-winning labels. Amongst the attendees was noted wine expert Khun Parani 'Nong' Chitrakorn. Journalists were also invited on a hotel tour of the JW Marriott Phuket, SALA Phuket, Anantara Phuket, and Renaissance Phuket Resort and Spa, promoting tourism in the northern Phuket region.

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