Golf Tourism

Las Colinas 8th hole

Where is the coverage for the #ThisGirlGolfs campaign??

By: 2017. 05. 18.

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has recently partnered with Lady Golfer magazine to support their #ThisGirlGolfs campaign (launched in 2015; a collaboration between England Golf, The Scottish Golf Union, the PGA and National Club Golfer) and offer…

Will Jebel Sifah be able to boost tourism for Oman?

By: 2017. 05. 12.

Troon has been selected to provide golf course management services to the new golf course at Jebel Sifah (designed by Peter Harradine), a 6.2 million sqm beachfront development located on the outskirts of Muscat, Oman. Actually, it takes 1h 18 minutes…

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How could GolfinDubai.com be more effective?

By: 2017. 05. 10.

At the beginning of this week, Dubai unveiled at the Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) in Danang, Vietnam, a new website the GolfinDubai.com to enhance awareness of the world-leading, premium golf destination. The new website is covering in one place…

Parisian golf courses - Golf National

Why aren’t Parisian golf courses in our consideration set?

By: 2017. 05. 09.

Early this year, I have already highlighted why golf tourism is getting more important for France. Recently, the Paris Region Tourist Board has published a report that found a 4.7% decrease in the number of tourist visits (vs.…

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What could make an amateur golf tournament attractive?

By: 2017. 05. 08.

It seems like that the concept of #TheOven17 is viable and working well. It is an amateur multi-day golf tournament founded in the US in 2014. This year it will be held between July 20-23. This is why…

Scotland golf life

Golf tourism is now worth £286 million to Scotland

By: 2017. 04. 20.

VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise has just revealed their latest study about the contribution of the golf tourism industry to the Scottish economy. The study found that golf tourism is now worth £286 million to Scotland on an annual basis…

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Hotel Camiral joins The Leading Hotels of the World

By: 2017. 04. 18.

Do you remember when I wrote about the opening of PGA Catalunya Resort's new 5-star hotel the  Hotel Camiral? This time I can tell you that Hotel Camiral has been accepted as the latest member of The Leading Hotels of…

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What is the competitive edge of the new golf course at Desaru Coast?

By: 2017. 03. 31.

Usually, I get excited when I hear about an opening of a new golf course somewhere around the world. This happened also today when I heard that the Ernie Els and Vijay Singh designed The Els Club Desaru Coast –…

Vietnam Peter Walton IAGTO

What should Danang improve to become Vietnam’s Algarve?

By: 2017. 03. 09.

The 6th annual IAGTO Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC), will take place in Danang, Vietnam, from 7-13 May this year, will be Asia’s largest-ever golf tourism event. The event will be held at the Furama Resort Danang and…

Gleneagles golf course

Can Gleneagles host effectively a European Championship?

By: 2017. 02. 22.

Gleneagles has today been unveiled as an Official Supporter of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships (between 2nd and 12th August 2018), a multi-sport event. To be staged every four years, the European Championships will combine the existing European Championships…

West Cliffs Golf Links

How will West Cliffs challenge the competitors?

By: 2017. 02. 21.

Do you remember when I wrote in last October about the new golf course to be built right next to Praia D'el Rey? The new golf course, West Cliffs Golf Links is almost ready. Only 99 days left…

Secret Valley Golf Club

What could make Secret Valley Golf Club truly attractive?

By: 2017. 02. 06.

It was funny to read about the Secret Valley Golf Club (Cyprus; part of the Bank of Cyprus’ investment portfolio) that it is one of the most popular golf courses in Cyprus. Not so far away from the Secret…

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Hosting The Open fulfilled the expectations of Scotland

By: 2017. 01. 31.

As we are getting closer to the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale  (16th - 23rd July 2017), it is worth to summarize the business results of the previous event: Hosting The 145th Open at Royal Troon delivered more than £110 million…

Stoke Park

Stoke Park found an interesting golf travel segment

By: 2017. 01. 24.

A new international membership available from England's famous Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel. The ‘Colt International Membership' is available only to those whose permanent residence is outside of the UK and entitles the holder to up…

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Why is IGTM important to French golf tourism?

By: 2017. 01. 13.

The 20th edition of the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) will be held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, in the south of France, from December 11-14, 2017. Cannes the host city was not selected…

Verdura Resort

What are the ambitions of the Sicilian Verdura Resort?

By: 2017. 01. 11.

Sardinia and Sicily host some of the most prestigious Italian golf venues according to KPMG's "Golf Benchmark Survey in Italy 2012". Now, Sicily’s Verdura Resort is becoming the latest addition to the exclusive European Tour Properties network, joining…

Abu Dhabi Invitational

Who will win the 2017 Abu Dhabi Invitational?

By: 2016. 12. 22.

Paul McGinley will lead a host of star names at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Invitational at the award-winning Yas Links on Yas Island from January 28-29, 2017. He will captain a Professional Golfers’ Team against a Celebrity Team…

What are the hopes of the Macdonald Hotels & Resorts?

By: 2016. 12. 05.

It seems like that UK’s largest independently owned hotel group the Macdonald Hotels & Resorts have not returned home empty-handed from the latest International Golf Travel Market that was held between November 14-17 in Mallorca. Macdonald Hotels & Resort said that they…

Golf Tourism England in the lure of video marketing

By: 2016. 11. 21.

There is no doubt that video marketing and consumption will keep on growing in the coming years as well. This is why interesting to see Golf Tourism England's latest video marketing initiative to capture the imagination of the…

Why should Las Colinas empower its guests?

By: 2016. 11. 15.

For the second year running, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club (managed by Troon) has been crowned as Spain’s Best Golf Course in the prestigious World Golf Awards that took place in Portugal over the weekend. The category of…