Corporate Social Responsibility
& Sustainability

Building a sustainable future – focusing on the environment, society, and the economy.

Corporate Social Responsibility
& Sustainability

Building a sustainable future – focusing on the environment, society and the economy.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Vaxxed to Go & Save the Children

Vaxxed to Go & Save the Children

Vaxxed to Go & Save the Children

Our team at Agoda Sydney spent a day at Greyhound Rescue walking the dogs and getting them used to their surroundings. We also made treat boxes and helped with general maintenance, assisting with painting a new area for the dogs to relax and play.

Our team at Agoda Sydney spent a day at Greyhound Rescue walking the dogs and getting them used ...

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Walk for a Cause

Walk for a Cause

Walk for a Cause

Our team at Agoda Sydney spent a day at Greyhound Rescue walking the dogs and getting them used to their surroundings. We also made treat boxes and helped with general maintenance, assisting with painting a new area for the dogs to relax and play.

Our team at Agoda Sydney spent a day at Greyhound Rescue walking the dogs and getting them used ...

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Boosting Community Based Tourism for a Bangkok Neighborhood

Boosting Community Based Tourism for a Bangkok Neighborhood

Boosting Community Based Tourism for a ...

In January 2021, Agoda’s Strategic Partnerships Team spent a day visiting the Koh Klang Community in Klongtoey to learn about their unique way of life and tested out their community based tourism program.

In January 2021, Agoda’s Strategic Partnerships Team spent a day visiting the Koh Klang Commun ...

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Visiting Greyhound Rescue

Visiting Greyhound Rescue

Visiting Greyhound Rescue

Our team at Agoda Sydney spent a day at Greyhound Rescue walking the dogs and getting them used to their surroundings. We also made treat boxes and helped with general maintenance, assisting with painting a new area for the dogs to relax and play.

Our team at Agoda Sydney spent a day at Greyhound Rescue walking the dogs and getting them used ...

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Agoda Partnered with COVID Relief Bangkok

Agoda Partnered with COVID Relief Bangkok

Agoda Partnered with COVID Relief Bang ...

In July 2020, Agoda partnered with the COVID Relief project in Bangkok to distribute essentials to the most vulnerable groups in Bangkok. Our colleagues in Bangkok joined to help pack relief kits that include masks, soaps, hand sanitizers, and basic food supplies. Agoda is proud to support this effort through our giving and volunteering program.

In July 2020, Agoda partnered with the COVID Relief project in Bangkok to distribute essentials ...

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Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive

“Got clothes piling up in your closet that you'd like to get rid of?” That was the message Sarun Krishnalome and Vishwanath Areshwar sent to everyone in our Bangkok office.

“Got clothes piling up in your closet that you'd like to get rid of?” That was the message S ...

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Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) Pop Up Café

Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) Pop Up Café

Asia-Pacific Development Center on Dis ...

Agoda partnered with APCD to run a one-day pop-up café by persons with disabilities in the Agoda office in Bangkok to support and fund raise for the foundation.

Agoda partnered with APCD to run a one-day pop-up café by persons with disabilities in the Agod ...

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Agodans all over the US jumped head first into Giving Tuesday. Our teams in LA, New York, Orlando, Chicago, South Carolina, Hawaii and Texas gave blood, delivered and served food, and gifted holiday cards to those in need.

Agodans all over the US jumped head first into Giving Tuesday. Our teams in LA, New York, Orland ...

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Singapore Digital Inclusion Festival

Singapore Digital Inclusion Festival

Singapore Digital Inclusion Festival

In Singapore, 20 Agodans taught the elderly how to use technology and our platform to enhance their lives. We really believe technology is a force for good, and that by helping build digital skills across all generations, we can play a part in improving lives.

In Singapore, 20 Agodans taught the elderly how to use technology and our platform to enhance th ...

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Smart Class

Smart Class

Smart Class

Our team in India set up LED televisions in 3 schools to enhance the learning of school children through visuals available online. Our passionate Agodans also taught children about hygiene and to increase awareness on healthy living.

Our team in India set up LED televisions in 3 schools to enhance the learning of school children ...

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Paralympic Table Tennis

Paralympic Table Tennis

Paralympic Table Tennis

The Thailand Para Table Tennis Association visited our Bangkok office to educate staff on issues surrounding inclusion and people with disabilities. There was also a demonstration match of table tennis with Agoda staff…let’s just say we were all winners!

The Thailand Para Table Tennis Association visited our Bangkok office to educate staff on issues ...

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Thant Myanmar

Thant Myanmar

Thant Myanmar

Agoda Myanmar Team, with Thant Myanmar, held an event on the topic of reducing single-use plastics in tourism.

Agoda Myanmar Team, with Thant Myanmar, held an event on the topic of reducing single-use plasti ...

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Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

The Agoda Phuket team organized an event in partnership with the Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project, aiming to protect gibbons and their habitat in the region.

The Agoda Phuket team organized an event in partnership with the Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Pr ...

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Hong Kong Food Angel

Hong Kong Food Angel

Hong Kong Food Angel

The Agoda Hong Kong team volunteered at a local charity called Food Angel to help serve people in need.

The Agoda Hong Kong team volunteered at a local charity called Food Angel to help serve people i ...

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Give a Dam Project

Give a Dam Project

Give a Dam Project

A group of over 70 Agodans at the Bangkok office volunteered to build a dam in the Phetchaburi forest to help conserve local wildlife.

A group of over 70 Agodans at the Bangkok office volunteered to build a dam in the Phetchaburi f ...

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Painting a Playground for Children

Painting a Playground for Children

Painting a Playground for Children

Our brand team spent a day at Permsin Thomya Samakee in Bangkok giving back to the community.

Our brand team spent a day at Permsin Thomya Samakee in Bangkok giving back to the community.

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Resource Page on Isolation Stays for India

Resource Page on Isolation Stays for India

Resource Page on Isolation Stays for I ...

Through our colleagues, friends, and families in India, we heard the need of isolation facilities for people who have tested positive COVID-19 and have stable vitals. So we have put together a resource page, where you can find quarantine hotels in 20+ cities in India with addresses, contacts and their linked hospitals.

Through our colleagues, friends, and families in India, we heard the need of isolation facilitie ...

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Sustainability

Hot topic

Agoda Sustainable Travel Trends Survey 2021

Agoda Sustainable Travel Trends Survey 2021

Agoda Sustainable Travel Trends Survey ...

Agoda Sustainable Travel Trends Survey reveals people’s top concerns about tourism’s impact, and measures to make travel more sustainable.

Agoda Sustainable Travel Trends Survey reveals people’s top concerns about tourism’s impact, ...

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Top 3 projects in 2020 that Agoda’s sustainability and government affairs team are proud of

Top 3 projects in 2020 that Agoda’s sustainability and government affairs team are proud of

Top 3 projects in 2020 that Agoda’s ...

2020 has made clear the need for us to come together, putting all hands on deck to build ways out of the crisis as humans, a team, a company, and an industry.

2020 has made clear the need for us to come together, putting all hands on deck to build ways ou ...

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Agoda brings together partners, employees, and local communities

Agoda brings together partners, employees, and local communities

Agoda brings together partners, employ ...

Not just planting trees: how Agoda brings together partners, employees, and local communities through a CSR initiative

Not just planting trees: how Agoda brings together partners, employees, and local communities th ...

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Protecting Wildlife

Protecting Wildlife

Protecting Wildlife

Our Operational Excellence team in Bangkok got their hands dirty and helped paint the enclosure for rescued elephants, on their visit to the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand in Hua Hin.

Our Operational Excellence team in Bangkok got their hands dirty and helped paint the enclosure ...

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Sustainability – a hospitality handbook

Embracing sustainable travel together

Travel does great things. It helps us discover our world, gives us new experiences and connects us with other cultures. It makes memories. It reunites us with familiar faces, forges new friendships and teaches us about ourselves.

But it can have consequences, too. From pollution and the destruction of natural habitats to overcrowding and strain on local infrastructure. We know that hospitality professionals, travellers and locals alike are already feeling the impact of unsustainable travel.

This is especially troubling for those of us in the travel industry, since it’s the very things travellers love most about destinations that are at the highest risk. That makes sustainability not just an ethical priority, but a business one.

At Booking Holdings, we’re committed to making sustainable travel the way to experience the world. And we can’t do that without our partners. This is why Agoda has been working with Booking.com to make this sustainability handbook, first published by Booking.com, available on the Agoda Partner Hub.

How to use this guide

Think of this guide as your sustainable hospitality handbook. We’re working with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council and other sustainability experts to share what properties like yours can do to make positive change in the industry.

Each section of this guide focuses on a different sustainable initiative you can introduce at your property – no matter its size, type or location.

We’ll keep adding to the list of initiatives over time, so check back regularly for updates.

Setting the environmental baseline

Written in collaboration with
Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Reducing plastic consumption

Written in collaboration with
Travel Without Plastic

Reducing water consumption

Written in collaboration with
Innovation Lighthouse

Reducing energy consumption and using green energy

 

Reducing food waste

Written in collaboration with
KITRO

Becoming certified

Written in collaboration with
Dr. Anna Spenceley