'Fly For Less' - Agoda Hosts First-Ever Consumer Flights Event in Bangkok

Friday 15 September 2023 15:11
Digital travel platform Agoda is hosting its first-ever immersive event to highlight its flights offering. The 'Fly for Less' event is designed to take travelers on a visual voyage that spectacularly highlights the most popular flight destinations on Agoda. The event takes place 14 - 16 September from 10am to 10pm, at Central World Square C in Bangkok.

The 'Fly for Less' event is open to the public free of charge and takes visitors on a visual journey through projection mapping displays. Additionally, a captivating photo booth allows attendees to capture their travel dreams, there are Agoda flight discounts of up to 350 THB to be found, and visitors even have a chance to win one of the one hundred free flights by participating in an electrifying game.

Omri Morgenshtern, Chief Executive Office, Agoda said: "We want to be the travel platform of choice, where travelers can get their flights or activities at the same great value prices they have come to expect from Agoda on accommodations.  That's why Agoda introduced flight bookings on its platform in 2019, using our tech to help travelers find the best deals to destinations across the globe. We are excited to celebrate reaching 'cruising altitude' with Agoda Flights by hosting the 'Fly For Less' event right in the heart of the most popular flight destination on Agoda: Bangkok."

Bangkok most popular flight destination on Agoda

At 'Fly for Less', Agoda also unveiled the most popular international flight destinations during the first half of 2023. Southeast Asian markets dominated the top five, with Thailand's capital Bangkok on the top spot based on Agoda's booking data. Singapore came in second, with Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City in fourth, and Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur in fifth. Seoul, South Korea splits the top five, coming in as the third most popular international flight destination.

Looking at where Thai travelers are taking off to internationally, it is Vietnam that stands out. Vietnam's Da Nang, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City are Thailand's favorites respectively. Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur round out the top five. Domestically the top three destinations are Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket.

Agoda built its global reputation as an online travel booking platform for hotels and vacation homes and has seen its flight bookings take off since launching on the platform in 2019. There are now over 130,000 flight routes available to book on Agoda.

Source: Spark communications