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Destinations

STUDY: 80 per cent of Aussies plan to holiday interstate this year

Here’s a new domestic travel study, best enjoyed while listening to an old CD or cassette tape your parents used to play in the car on road trips.

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Technology

Agoda to lay off a quarter of its staff

It comes after other Booking Holdings companies Kayak and OpenTable announced they would lay off, furlough or hand out reduced hours to at least 400 of their employees.

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Hotels

Agoda cashes in on the long-stay market, offers hotels more flexability

The online travel platform is giving its accommodation partners more flexibility than a room full of yoga teachers.

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Technology

Agoda launches ‘Less Hassle, More Travel’ ad campaign

Agoda’s ‘Agojis’ front the OTA’s new brand campaign, which are not to be confused with emojis, animojis, Bitmojis, or Memojis.

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Agoda unveils swathe of new offerings for customers and partners

Do you live in constant fear of the power and might of OTAs? Well, it might be best to skip over this news then.

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Technology

Agoda launches ‘Flights’ offering

by Huntley Mitchell

Do you try to keep tabs on OTAs? Well, Travel Weekly has saved you from doing some of the legwork here.

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Technology

Agoda unveils fresh look

Coincidentally, Travel Weekly’s editor is also trialling a new look. However, his cornrows are far less “fresh” than Agoda’s swanky new font and dots with eyes.

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Tourism

STUDY: Aussies more excited about holidays than sex

This study suggests that either agents are getting better at selling holidays, or Aussies are becoming uglier. Or both.

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Hotels

Technology

Travel Agents

Amadeus signs pre-paid hotel content deal with Agoda

Sadly, there was no accompanying photo for this press release, so we’ve had to resort to a boring stock contract signing pic.

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Hotels

Hotel booking giants agree to change their ways following investigation

The naughty kids of the travel industry classroom (aka hotel booking sites) have agreed to sit up straight and behave following a talking-to from a competition watchdog.

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Tourism

Opinion: Here’s how the industry will change to meet millennial expectations

by Peter Allen

Sadly, Agoda’s Peter Allen does not advise agents to hand out free avocados or discounted rates for first home buyers. Worth the read, nonetheless.

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Hotels

What’s on Agoda’s 2018 bucket list?

Our bucket list consists of attempting to eat a bucket-sized amount of guacamole. Agoda’s list is a bit more interesting.

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