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agoda news Giveaways at the Travel Channel Thailand Launch Party

SINGAPORE (March 30, 2011), Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Inc. (Nasdaq:PCLN), recently took part in the Travel Channel Thailand launch party staged at Siam Paragon's Fashion Hall.

Onlookers watched down from Paragon's upper levels to catch a glimpse of the celebrities in attendance at the March 15 grand opening event. The launch was a star-studded occasion that included a special performance by the Sincharoen Brothers and interviews with musician/producer Joey Boy and actress Nicole Terio.

The evening's events also included highlights of Travel Channel Thailand's feature programs and introductions to their star presenters. Travel Channel Thailand is aired on True Vision channel 73 and is the only 24/7 Thai TV channel devoted entirely to travel.

To celebrate the launch, and a selection of hotel partners sponsored prizes for a lucky draw. The grand prizes included holiday packages at the Hilton Maldives Irufushi, the Hotel de le Paix in Seam Reap, and the Regal Kowloon Hotel in Hong Kong. gave away two prizes of 10,000 Agoda Rewards points. The lucky winners are able to redeem their Rewards points at their choice of thousands of hotels worldwide.