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9.4. Agoda

Channel Partner: Agoda


Agoda (www.agoda.com) is Asia's leading and fastest growing online hotel reservation service & sister company to Booking.com. Agoda is focused on securing and providing the lowest available hotel prices in every destination worldwide. As part of Priceline.com, Agoda's connections are global, allowing them to offer competitive prices at 160,000 hotels worldwide. Available in 44 different languages, Agoda has serviced millions of travelers in its 10-year history and shares the reviews and experiences of hundreds of thousands on its website. 



Here is how you can benefit doing business with Agoda:

  • Growth - access to incremental customers in fast growing online markets, including Chinese speaking, India, Korea and other geographies across Asia Pacific. Reach customers in over 37 languages.
  • Low Cost - competitive commission on your selling prices (inclusive of taxes and fees), no customer credit card fees and covered risk on cancellations and no-shows.
  • Dynamic Tools - intuitive extranet to manage rates, availability, and content. Tailor special offers to target customers when you need them.
  • Quick Payment - Agoda's Unique Payment Card (UPC) ensures better cash flow and reconciliation.
  • Marketing - multi-lingual, multi-channel marketing to drive customers to your hotel, at no cost to you.
  • Low Cancellation and No-Show Percentage – as low as 5% as we are on pre-paid model.
  • Consultation & Support – from our market managers to advise opportunities to increase your revenue.


The Agoda booking details are:

  • Merchant Model – Agoda takes payment from customer and provide the property a virtual card to charge – less their commission.
  • No paperwork / calculating commission / balancing and doing EFT / payments for commission.
  • Base Commission is 15% in South Africa and 20% in the rest of Africa.
  • With the use of a channel manager – no top up or close out is done manually – of course.


To get started, click onto Sign up now to access the registration page. Complete the required process and we will approve your partnership within 48 hours. Remember that to automate your system with ResRequest you will need to setup your channel manager! contact the ResRequest team to find out how. 

For more information download Agoda's brochure below or contact their South African office at: bd-southafrica@agoda.com


Article courtesy of Agoda

March 2013

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