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Agoda expands non-hotel listings for tourists living like locals


Customers looking for non-hotel accommodation are expanding 30% to 40% faster than people looking for hotels, according to Agoda. — Agoda.com

Customers looking for non-hotel accommodation are expanding 30% to 40% faster than people looking for hotels, according to Agoda. — Agoda.com

More tourists to Asia are opting to stay in privately owned apartments even when five-star hotel rooms are available for as little as US$100 (RM404) a night, according to online travel booking platform Agoda Services Co. 

Agoda, part of Booking Holdings Inc, is seeking more non-hotel accommodation choices for travelers as many want to live like locals during their trips, chief executive officer John Brown said in an interview in Bangkok. 

   

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