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Agoda Tempts Travelers further with Hot Hotel Deals Over Hong Kong's 'Summer Temptations' Festival

BANGKOK, July 30, 2008

Hong Kong is so hot that it's sizzling with style. Visitors couldn't pick a better time to bask in the delights of this stunning Asian metropolis than during the 'Summer Temptations' festival, a celebration punctuated by great shopping deals, events and culinary surprises. And online travel company Agoda has made a visit even more tempting by offering unbeatable rates at a range of Hong Kong hotels.

Having already kicked off at the beginning of July, the 'Hong Kong Summer Temptations' event lasts until September 21st and includes several promotions, discounts and events including the Visa 'Million Dollar Travel Bonanza' lucky draw and the "Explore Hong Kong Stamp Rally" which rewards visitors for visiting attractions and cultural sites around the city.

For shoppers and gourmands, luxury living couldn't be more appealing in Asia's 'Manhattan' as department stores and restaurants offer big discounts and promotions. Tourists automatically receive a coupon book and city guide when they buy MTR train passes and this includes hundreds of complimentary items and discounts with event partners.

Moreover, Giffarine, Le Sports Sac and Sony Ericsson have exclusive offers for shoppers, while accredited restaurants with the The Quality Tourism Services (QTS) Scheme are bound to whet the appetites of visitors.

Sports fans will also be pleased with the event line up in the city. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Equestrian Events take place in August and a special exhibition on the Ancient Olympic games to complement all the sporting action.

Agoda Vice President of Business Development, Mr. Wilfred Fan said the event had definite international appeal namely because of the HKTB's excellent organization and innovative programs.

"The number of international tourists visiting Hong Kong increases by 10% each year because the city just has so much to offer. The HKTB are constantly updating their information services and promotions and the city has one of the best transportation systems in Asia. Our hotel bookings at Agoda are consistent with the tourism trends and we are pleased to be able to offer more great savings to customers during this mega-event." Mr. Fan added.

Agoda presents hot deals at the following hotels:

1. Royal Pacific from 679HKD / 87USD per night.
2. Kowloon Hotel from 781HKD / 100USD per night.
3. Nathan from 679HKD / 87USD per night.
4. Langham Place from 1608HKD / 206USD per night.
5. Metropark Causeway Bay from 913HKD / 117USD per night.