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Agoda begins Thailand’s countdown to 2009 with amazing winter deals

Agoda begins Thailand’s countdown to 2009 with amazing winter deals ( BANGKOK, Thailand – To get in on the Christmas spirit and celebrate the coming new year,, an online hotel reservations service, is offering customers a number of unbeatable, last-minute Thailand hotel deals. To boost tourism, Thailand hotels have begun to slash their rates, even during this normal “peak period.” Agoda is now able to offer further savings of up to 40 percent off these already-discounted rates.

Thailand’s amazing scenery and hospitality makes it a great choice anytime for winter holidays. With colorful countdown activities occuring throughout Thailand ready to welcome 2009, it is the perfect time to visit the “Land of Smiles.” ‘Hands Bangkok Countdown 2009’ is the city’s biggest celebration. Held on the Rajaprasong shopping street, the event is a massive street-party where Thais and foreigners ring in the new year together. Attractions include a live concert featuring Thailand’s top singers, celebrities, and superstars together with many other entertainment activities and fireworks.

Just south of Bangkok, Pattaya Countdown 2009 welcomes tourists with live concerts featuring various famous recording artists and is capped with a huge fireworks display at midnight. In the cooler north, Chiang Mai showcases various musical and entertainment acts, stretching throughout Tha Phae Road and Tha Phae Gate. The beaches of Samui and Krabi offer southern, more relaxed fair, as locals and tourists alike welcome 2009 on Thailand’s famous sands.

Mr. Fan Wilfred, Agoda’s vice president of business development said, “Countdown events in Thailand are becoming increasingly popular. It provides a common arena where both Thais and foreigners can celebrate together. And it’s not just occurring in Bangkok, but many well-known areas throughout Thailand are making preparations to ring in the New Year. To help celebrate Christmas and New Year, Agoda has managed to secure last-minute allotments with special rates for various hotels in Thailand’s hottest spots.”


Bandara Resort&Spa, Samui – 5-star Rate starting at US$129 (normally US$224)

New Star Beach Resort, Samui - 4.5-star Rate starting at US$190 (normally US$329)


SALA TALAY Resort&Spa, Krabi – 4-star Rate starting at US$146 (normally US$253)

Railay Bay Resort, Krabi – 4-star Rate starting at US$183 (normally US$318)


Worabura Resort and Spa, Hua Hin - 5-star Rate starting at US$207 (normally US$358)

Veranda Resort and Spa, Hua Hin – 4-star Rate starting at US$99 (normally US$172)


Siam Bayshore Resort and Spa, Pattaya – 4-star Rate starting at US$145 (normally US$251)

Nusa Playa Hotel and Spa, Pattaya – 4-star Rate starting at US$106 (normally US$184)


Veranda Chiang Mai - 4-star Rate starting at US$154 (normally US$288)


Four Wings Hotel, Bangkok - 4-star Rate starting at US$39 (normally US$53)

Dream Hotel, Bangkok - 4-star Rate starting at US$72 (normally US$82)

Emerald Hotel, Bangkok - 4-star Rate starting at US$53 (normally US$61)

Amari Boulevard Hotel, Bangkok - 4-star Rate starting at US$61 (normally US$82)

Sacha's Hotel Uno, Bangkok - 3-star Rate starting at US$39 (normally US$52)

Dawin Hotel, Bangkok - 3.5-star Rate starting at US$45 (normally US$53)

For more information regarding Agoda, please visit the website at or contact the Agoda customer service team via telephone at +66 2 625 9100 or e-mail at href=""> .

Pornpavee Kullama Phone: + 66 (0) 2 6259258 Email:

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