Agoda in the News Down Under Rydges Sale – save 25%

SINGAPORE (December 8, 2011), a leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has secured a limited-time only special promotion for all Rydges properties across Australia and New Zealand.

From now until January 9, 2012, Rydges and are offering a 25 per cent discount on stays of two nights or more at any Rydges brand property in Australia or New Zealand.

Rydges offers hotels and resorts in the 3.5 to 4.5 star bracket in every Australian state and territory and in all major travel hubs across New Zealand. Special features include the Dream Bed, iPod city guides, and eco-friendly Sanctum boutique toiletries, which use 100 per cent certified organic ingredients and all biodegradable materials. Currently 50 per cent of Rydges properties have received EarthCheck Certification for sustainability.

Rydges enjoys a strong reputation as one of Australia's leading providers of quality accommodation. Rydges' city properties are fully equipped for executive guests and urban travelers, with full business facilities and convenient, central locations. Rydges resorts bring the comfort and sophistication of the brand to some of Australia's most stunning regional locations, from the dazzling beaches of the eastern coastline to the historic gold rush town of Kalgoorlie.

Highlighted properties

Rydges Melbourne. Located in the city center, the shops of Bourke Street Mall are only a few blocks away and Chinatown is just down the road. A tram stop around the corner makes it easy to get anywhere. This is a great option for travelers visiting for the Australian Open.

Rydges World Square. A sleek city center property with immediate access to transport, located in one of the newest shopping and dining complexes. From here, it's a short walk to Cockle Bay, Chinatown, cinemas, and myriad restaurants and bars.

Rydges South Bank Brisbane. By the bank of the Brisbane River, this hotel is in the heart of the city's arts and entertainment district. Aside from shops, restaurants and galleries, guests will find beautiful parkland at the door. Transport is also close by.

Rydges Esplanade Cairns. Overlooking the Coral Sea, this resort is great for family vacations, offering three swimming pools and full recreational facilities onsite. Nearby, travelers will find shops, restaurants and the beachfront, with tours of the region bookable from the front desk.

25% discount on stays of 2 nights or more, only through Must book before January 09, 2012.

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