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June 20, 2020
Life at Agoda: How yoga helps Iris bring out the best in others
Undeniably, working from home has changed the way several things work at Agoda, including how Yogoda, our yoga Agoda Life Group, conducts weekly yoga practice. We used to have instructors come into our local offices for a one-hour company-sponsored session each week, but during working from home, we’ve moved the sessions online and identified the preference for shorter sessions.
June 5, 2020
Putting the traveler first: behind the scenes at Agoda’s Customer Experience Group in the peak of COVID-19
Just like our customers, we’re travel lovers ourselves. We understand the frustration of having to cancel or postpone a well- and long-planned trip, and many of us also had to go through the same process of dealing with travel cancellations and getting refunds.
May 29, 2020
Agoda in China: Commentary by Adrian Lopez, Country Director, on the change and reviving growth of travel
In 2019, we saw great growth in China and were strengthening our partnerships with local players like Meituan, Fliggy, and others. Customers from large cities contributed to most of our inbound sales and business was booming until around Lunar New Year.
May 15, 2020
Happy kids, happy life: Meet Agoda Kids Pack, designed for your next quality time
Since most of our global employees are now working from home and a lot of us are spending much more time with kids these days, we’ve extended our support here with some fun activities. We first launched Agoji-themed coloring pages in April for our employees.
May 8, 2020
EasyCancel: How Agoda moved fast to tackle cancellations during COVID-19
Since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, travel plans have been more disrupted than at any time in living memory. For a travel booking platform like Agoda, this meant a huge surge in the number of contacts for booking adjustments and cancellations
April 7, 2020
COVID-19: How Agoda is addressing the crisis and supporting our employees
In light of the COVID-19 situation and its disruption across the globe, we’ve been working around the clock to respond to the huge surge in customer queries, while continuing to support our partners and engage with our employees.
March 25, 2020
Agoda YCS app – when two non-mobile developers had to build a mobile app
Many people may know the Agoda app as a platform for travelers to book accommodation and flights. But that is not the only app in our tech team’s portfolio. On the partner side, we have developed the YCS app for our accommodation partners to..
March 18, 2020
Women’s Initiative Program: Investing in gender diversity and inclusion at Agoda
About 18 months ago, shortly after I joined Agoda, I had the privilege to sponsor the Women’s Initiative program at Agoda in Bangkok. The program already existed at the time, albeit it was sponsored by our senior male leaders.
March 11, 2020
Office Spotlight: What’s new in the Agoda Singapore office
The Agoda Office in Singapore has just expanded. With the new wing open and new workstations set up, we have added some colorful elements to incorporate our new branding (including the agojis!), new facilities and two special walls.
March 6, 2020
Be the Best: A spotlight on Women Leaders at Agoda
With International Women’s Day around the corner (March 8th), we put the spotlight on four women at Agoda who participated in our Women’s Initiative program and asked them how they be the best at work.