🌎 Malaysia, Thailand ∙ 👩 1,500 employees (25%) ∙ 🖥 All departments
Agoda, an Asian hotel booking website, laid off 1,500 employees (25%) aross 30 countries last week. Its CEO said that most of the cuts were in Agoda’s Customer Experience Group, but that product, IT, finance, partner services, marketing and Rocketmiles were also affected.
Agoda is a subsidiary of Booking Holdings, which also owns Priceline, Kayak, OpenTable, and Booking.com. Last month, Kayak and OpenTable laid off or furloughed 400 employees.
Even though many Asian countries are now recovering from COVID-19, Agoda cited a deep and prolonged impact on the travel industry.
The company launched an official Agoda talent directory to support departing employees (see link below 👇 ). The Agoda layoff list features over 400 ex-employees, mostly in Southeast Asia.
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