Thai Airways International Public Company Limited and Agoda.com announced the signing of an agreement that offers THAI customers direct access to more than 200,000 hotels from Agoda.com’s worldwide hotel inventory.
Through a hotels tab on the THAI homepage http://www.thaiairways.com/, customers can book accommodation through Agoda.com, which offers services in 37 different languages, including English and Thai. Customers can search for hotel deals in more than 22,000 destinations, including cities on THAI’s route network, with instant confirmation on all bookings. THAI customers can save up to 75% on hotel accommodation and also earn Rewards Points from Agoda.com for each hotel stay, worth 4-7% per cent the price of that booking.
Mr. Robert Rosenstein, Chief Executive Officer of Agoda.com, commented: “There could be no more natural a partnership than the one between Agoda.com and THAI, two of Asia’s leading travel brands, focused on hotel and air travel respectively. We both have a strong base in Thailand, but a passion for creating a best-in-class global travel product with complementary destinations around the world. Our partnership is about helping more customers enjoy the benefits of booking travel online. ”
Mr. Pandit Chanapai, Executive Vice President for Commercial, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, said: “This cooperation between THAI and Agoda.com makes the travel process increasingly more convenient for customers traveling THAI. When booking their flight online with THAI, now customers can also use the hotel booking engine run by Agoda.com that will give them access to great deals and immediate confirmation on hotel bookings made online.”
The THAI fleet is comprised of 90 aircraft, serving international and domestic destinations across five continents, including Bangkok, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles and Dubai. THAI’s network currently includes 70 destinations in 34 countries. THAI is also a founding Star Alliance member offering its customers the convenience and ease of travel across the world’s largest airline network.
Agoda.com –acquired by Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN) in 2007 – offers thousands of hotels worldwide, with especially deep inventory throughout Asia and providing exclusive offerings at more than 6,400 properties within Thailand alone. With an easy-to-use interface and customer support in multiple languages, Agoda.com has established a strong reputation for excellence in online hotel booking services and was this year’s recipient of the award for ‘Favorite Online Travel Site’ at the TravelMole& EyeforTravel Web Innovation Awards 2012.
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Source = Thai Airways International