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How to navigate the industry in times of uncertainty with the Hospitality Recovery Webinar Series?

How to navigate the industry in times of uncertainty with the Hospitality Recovery Webinar Series?

How to navigate the industry in times ...

Covid-19 took the hospitality industry by surprise. Once it struck, hoteliers began suffering losses and had to quickly learn how to navigate in an exceptionally uncertain environment.

Covid-19 took the hospitality industry by surprise. Once it struck, hoteliers began suffering lo ...

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Boost your Domestic Bookings with Agoda during Lunar New Year

Boost your Domestic Bookings with Agoda during Lunar New Year

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Tết, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is the biggest and most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. It is the occasion for Vietnamese to express their respects for ancestors as well as welcoming the lunar New Year with family members.

Tết, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is the biggest and most important celebration in Vietnamese cu ...

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Agoda ‘What Matters 2021’ survey: People are most looking forward to spending more quality time with loved ones, and making a difference in 2021

Agoda ‘What Matters 2021’ survey: People are most looking forward to spending more quality time with loved ones, and making a difference in 2021

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2021 is going to be a year focusing on loved ones and making a difference. As we usher in 2021, one in three people are most looking forward to spending more quality time with loved ones this year.

2021 is going to be a year focusing on loved ones and making a difference. As we usher in 2021, ...

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Ministry of Public Health and Department of Health Service Support leverage leading technologies to expand Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)

Ministry of Public Health and Department of Health Service Support leverage leading technologies to expand Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ)

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Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) and Department of Health Service Support (HSS) announced on November 30th that they will leverage Agoda’s cutting edge digital technologies ...

Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) and Department of Health Service Support (HSS) announced on Nov ...

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Taiwan is top wishlist destination as travellers dream of hitting foreign shores again

Taiwan is top wishlist destination as travellers dream of hitting foreign shores again

Taiwan is top wishlist destination as ...

With gradual drop in infected coronavirus cases and lifting of social restrictions many people are able to travel again, albeit domestically, and dreaming of hitting foreign shores again.

With gradual drop in infected coronavirus cases and lifting of social restrictions many people a ...

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Agoda introduces GoLocal Tonight and HygienePlus to meet Indonesians’ demand for last minute adventures and hygiene measures

Agoda introduces GoLocal Tonight and HygienePlus to meet Indonesians’ demand for last minute adventures and hygiene measures

Agoda introduces GoLocal Tonight and H ...

As travelers shift to last-minute bookings in light of uncertainties caused by the pandemic such as changing health protocols, local health policies and travel restrictions, digital ...

As travelers shift to last-minute bookings in light of uncertainties caused by the pandemic such ...

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Agoda’s ‘GoLocal’ campaign set to boost domestic travel

Agoda’s ‘GoLocal’ campaign set to boost domestic travel

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Agoda has today launched its biggest integrated campaign, “GoLocal”, aimed at stimulating domestic tourism across its Asia Pacific and global markets, and has signed up thousands of hotel partners in the pre-launch phase.

Agoda has today launched its biggest integrated campaign, “GoLocal”, aimed at stimulating do ...

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Agoda introduces day use feature, providing travelers more flexible booking options and helping hoteliers maximize room occupancy

Agoda introduces day use feature, providing travelers more flexible booking options and helping hoteliers maximize room occupancy

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Agoda, Booking Holdings’ Asia headquartered digital travel platform, has introduced a beta version of its day use feature available from 7,000 hotels in South Korea, giving people ...

Agoda, Booking Holdings’ Asia headquartered digital travel platform, has introduced a beta ver ...

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Agoda’s Hygiene Survey: Daily Room Disinfections is key component to get travelers moving again

Agoda’s Hygiene Survey: Daily Room Disinfections is key component to get travelers moving again

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24 September 2020 – SINGAPORE – Travelers are ready to pack their bags and head out on trips, but not before checking the accommodations’ hygiene and safety measures.

24 September 2020 – SINGAPORE – Travelers are ready to pack their bags and head out on trip ...

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Agoda reveals winners of its GoLocal Photo Competition

Agoda reveals winners of its GoLocal Photo Competition

Agoda reveals winners of its GoLocal P ...

Agoda holds first-ever photography competition showcasing beauty of Indonesia and sees over 800 entries featuring destinations from Sabang to Merauke

Agoda holds first-ever photography competition showcasing beauty of Indonesia and sees over 800 ...

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Agoda shares quick ways to sustainably rediscover the world through ‘Slow Travel’

Agoda shares quick ways to sustainably rediscover the world through ‘Slow Travel’

Agoda shares quick ways to sustainably ...

With busier schedules, low-cost flights, great accommodation deals and technology at our fingertips, we have become used to hopscotching through our travel bucket lists.

With busier schedules, low-cost flights, great accommodation deals and technology at our fingert ...

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Industry news

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BBC: UK Shuts Travel Corridors Until 15 February

BBC: UK Shuts Travel Corridors Until 15 February

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BBC reports that all previous allowances for quarantine-free travel to the UK have been suspended, and that all arriving visitors and returning residents from all countries ...

BBC reports that all previous allowances for quarantine-free travel to the UK have been suspende ...

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TTG Asia: Sri Lanka Opens Quarantine-free Travel This Week

TTG Asia: Sri Lanka Opens Quarantine-free Travel This Week

TTG Asia: Sri Lanka Opens Quarantine-f ...

TTG Asia reports that the island nation of Sri Lanka will welcome inbound tourist starting January 21, following the success of their so-called “bio bubble” travel pilot program.

TTG Asia reports that the island nation of Sri Lanka will welcome inbound tourist starting Janua ...

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WebInTravel: Frequent Travelers Are Happier Than Non-Travelers

WebInTravel: Frequent Travelers Are Happier Than Non-Travelers

WebInTravel: Frequent Travelers Are Ha ...

Web In Travel reports on a study by Chun-Chu Chen, an assistant professor in the School of Hospitality Business Management at Washington State University, ...

Web In Travel reports on a study by Chun-Chu Chen, an assistant professor in the School of Hospi ...

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TravelDailyMedia: Tokyo Olympics Face Fresh Outbreak

TravelDailyMedia: Tokyo Olympics Face Fresh Outbreak

TravelDailyMedia: Tokyo Olympics Face ...

TravelDaily Media reports that a newly requested state of emergency in Tokyo and other cities involved in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics have again put the Games in doubt.

TravelDaily Media reports that a newly requested state of emergency in Tokyo and other cities in ...

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Outlook Traveller: India’s Domestic Air Travel Achieves 65% Of Normal

Outlook Traveller: India’s Domestic Air Travel Achieves 65% Of Normal

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Outlook Traveller reports that the Indian domestic aviation market is almost at two-thirds of its pre-COVID level, according to Pradeep Singh Kharola, India’s Civil Aviation Secretary.

Outlook Traveller reports that the Indian domestic aviation market is almost at two-thirds of it ...

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CNBC: First Mass Shipment Of COVID-19 Vaccine Sent To USA

CNBC: First Mass Shipment Of COVID-19 Vaccine Sent To USA

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CNBC reports that the first large-scale shipment of a COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Chicago from Brussels, marking the start of a global distribution process that is expected to dominate travel news in 2021.

CNBC reports that the first large-scale shipment of a COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Chicago from B ...

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CNBC: Bill Gates Predicts Half Of Business Travel Will End

CNBC: Bill Gates Predicts Half Of Business Travel Will End

CNBC: Bill Gates Predicts Half Of Busi ...

CNBC reports that the pandemic’s aftermath will see fundamental changes in the way business is run, including a 50% reduction in business travel.

CNBC reports that the pandemic’s aftermath will see fundamental changes in the way business is ...

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PhocusWire: China Urges Global Adoption Of COVID Tracking System

PhocusWire: China Urges Global Adoption Of COVID Tracking System

PhocusWire: China Urges Global Adoptio ...

PhocusWire reports that Chinese president Xi Jinping wants the rest of the world to collaborate on a global standard for COVID tracking as a step to normalize international travel.

PhocusWire reports that Chinese president Xi Jinping wants the rest of the world to collaborate ...

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Bloomberg: CDC Tells Americans To Skip Thanksgiving

Bloomberg: CDC Tells Americans To Skip Thanksgiving

Bloomberg: CDC Tells Americans To Skip ...

Bloomberg reports that the Center For Disease Control has officially advised against Thanksgiving celebrations in the United States.

Bloomberg reports that the Center For Disease Control has officially advised against Thanksgivin ...

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NYT: Hotel Design To Change Forever

NYT: Hotel Design To Change Forever

NYT: Hotel Design To Change Forever

NYT reports that much like how public security changed permanently in the aftermath of 9/11, the design of travel infrastructure is changing from COVID-19.

NYT reports that much like how public security changed permanently in the aftermath of 9/11, the ...

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Customer research

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What facilities attracts today’s travelers?

What facilities attracts today’s travelers?

What facilities attracts today’s ...

With millions of daily travelers booking on Agoda, we’ve acquired a huge amount of data which can tell us a lot – such as, the most important facilities to offer to travelers!

With millions of daily travelers booking on Agoda, we’ve acquired a huge amount of data which ...

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Travel recovery report Post Covid – Travel preferences 3

Travel recovery report Post Covid – Travel preferences 3

Travel recovery report Post Covid R ...

Private bathrooms seem to be the top on the list of majority of travellers, with the exception of KSA and Vietnam where In-house entertainment is of higher importance.

Private bathrooms seem to be the top on the list of majority of travellers, with the exception o ...

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Travel recovery report Post Covid – Travel preferences 2

Travel recovery report Post Covid – Travel preferences 2

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The most preferred type of destination for most countries is the Beach Destinations, followed by Nature. With the exception of the Taiwanese travellers where majority prefer Nature.

The most preferred type of destination for most countries is the Beach Destinations, followed by ...

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Travel recovery report Post Covid – Travel preferences 1

Travel recovery report Post Covid – Travel preferences 1

Travel recovery report Post Covid R ...

On average, travellers are willing to spent an average of 4.0 hours for travelling upon resuming travel domestically. The highest average threshold of travel time goes to Australia, followed by USA.

On average, travellers are willing to spent an average of 4.0 hours for travelling upon resuming ...

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Travel recovery report Post Covid – Domestic vs International

Travel recovery report Post Covid – Domestic vs International

Travel recovery report Post Covid R ...

Upon resuming travel, where is your First Most Likely Destination? Close to 7 out of 10 travellers would choose domestic as their first destination upon resuming travel.

Upon resuming travel, where is your First Most Likely Destination? Close to 7 out of 10 travelle ...

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Travel intent 2020 Thailand

Travel intent 2020 Thailand

Travel intent 2020 Thailand

Thailand's variety of beautiful getaways with world-class accommodations help drive the highest domestic travel intent in the region.

Thailand's variety of beautiful getaways with world-class accommodations help drive the highest ...

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Travel wishlist 2020

Travel wishlist 2020

Travel wishlist 2020

Travelers can pick from 15,000 Agoda properties in Taiwan. Agoda has more than 75,000 properties in Japan. There are more than 59,000 Agoda properties in Thailand.

Travelers can pick from 15,000 Agoda properties in Taiwan. Agoda has more than 75,000 properties ...

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Agoda travel trends – Nov 2020

Africa

Africa

Africa

Travel trends November 2020 | Africa: Is there recovery? With international travel restrictions easing, we are seeing a continuous rise in bookings.

Travel trends November 2020 | Africa: Is there recovery? With international travel restrictions ...

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Asia

Asia

Asia

Travel trends November 2020 | Asia: Is there recovery? With international travel restrictions easing, we are seeing a continuous rise in bookings.

Travel trends November 2020 | Asia: Is there recovery? With international travel restrictions ea ...

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Central America and Caribbean

Central America and Caribbean

Central America and Caribbean

Travel trends November 2020 | Central America and Caribbean: Is there recovery? With international travel restrictions easing, we are seeing a continuous rise in bookings.

Travel trends November 2020 | Central America and Caribbean: Is there recovery? With internation ...

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Europe

Europe

Europe

Travel trends November 2020 | Europe: Is there recovery? With more restrictions coming in, we are seeing a decline in bookings.

Travel trends November 2020 | Europe: Is there recovery? With more restrictions coming in, we ar ...

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Middle East

Middle East

Middle East

Travel trends November 2020 | Middle East: Is there recovery? With international travel restrictions easing, we are seeing a continuous rise in bookings.

Travel trends November 2020 | Middle East: Is there recovery? With international travel restrict ...

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North America

North America

North America

Travel trends November 2020 | North America: Is there recovery? We are seeing a slight decline in travelers whilst the market is still recovering.

Travel trends November 2020 | North America: Is there recovery? We are seeing a slight decline i ...

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South America

South America

South America

Travel trends November 2020 | South America : Is there recovery? With international travel restrictions easing, we are seeing a continuous rise in bookings.

Travel trends November 2020 | South America : Is there recovery? With international travel restr ...

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Pacific Ocean and Australia

Pacific Ocean and Australia

Pacific Ocean and Australia

Travel trends November 2020 | Pacific Ocean and Australia: Is there recovery? With domestic travel restrictions easing, we are seeing a continuous rise in bookings.

Travel trends November 2020 | Pacific Ocean and Australia: Is there recovery? With domestic trav ...

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