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Agoda reveals Asia’s top pool-loving travelers amid heat waves


Agoda’s Pool Popularity Rank shows Indian travelers are the most eager to book accommodations with pools, with Thailand ranking 4th out of 10.

Bangkok, THAILAND – With heat waves dominating the news across Asia this year, Agoda has unveiled its Pool Popularity Rank, spotlighting which Asian travelers are most eager to book accommodations with refreshing swimming pools. As temperatures soar, Agoda’s search data shows that Indian holiday-goers are most likely to dive into the water to beat the heat. Thailand ranks #4 out of 10.

When analyzing the travel habits of ten Asian markets, Agoda found that Indians are most likely to use a search filter that only shows accommodations with a swimming pool. India is followed closely by South Korea, with Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines rounding out the top five. Japan and Taiwan form the middle of the pack, with Indonesians, Vietnamese, and Singaporeans least likely to care about the presence of a pool facility.

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Andrew Smith, Senior Vice President of supply at Agoda shared, “It’s clear that for some travelers, a holiday isn’t a holiday until they have taken a plunge in the pool. Whether for a relaxed solo swim or for some water fun with the family, Agoda’s Pool Popularity Rank shows that the appeal of swimming pools is shared across Asia. The easy-to-use search filters on Agoda’s platform help all travelers find the ideal amenities most suited to their needs on a trip.”

The presence of a pool is one of the five most popular search filters on Agoda. Other popular filters include complimentary breakfast, star ratings, user reviews, and free cancellation.

In addition to over four million holiday properties, the Agoda platform also offers more than 130,000 flight routes and over 300,000 activities, which can all be combined in the same booking. Agoda’s wide offerings make it the ideal online travel platform for finding great value deals and booking a hassle-free vacation.

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