Golf Tourism News

Fore! Abu Dhabi seeks golf tourism market

Fore! Abu Dhabi seeks golf tourism market

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority has launched a series of ‘Play, Stay and Watch’ packages to increase international attendance at next year’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, which runs January 16th-19th at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Based around three-, five- and seven-night products dubbed ‘Tee For Three’, ‘Five Beats Fore’ and ‘Week at the Tees’, the packages – which include varying options for flights, on-the-ground transfers, accommodation, tee-times at the emirate’s six diverse playing facilities and access to most of Abu Dhabi’s leading leisure and culture-based attractions - are available via TCA Abu Dhabi’s specialist one-stop ‘Golf in Abu Dhabi’ initiative.

Jamaica’s Montego Bay leads the way for Caribbean golf

Jamaica’s Montego Bay leads the way for Caribbean golf

11 October 2011 Focus

Jamaica’s golfing scene is guaranteed to impress even the most jaded golfing enthusiasts. Montego Bay is home to the country’s best courses, luring guests with the promise of rum punches under swaying palms with ravishing tropical backdrops.

Thailand golf tourism heads towards $US2 Billion

Thailand golf tourism heads towards $US2 Billion

28 September 2011 Focus

Led by growth from Australia and Europe, the value of foreign golf tourism to Thailand may reach $US2 billion in 2012 for the first time. The strength of Thai golf tourism will be acknowledged later at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony.

France wins right to host 2018 Ryder Cup

France wins right to host 2018 Ryder Cup

17 May 2011 Travel Events News

France has won the rights to host the 2018 Ryder Cup, the first time the tournament will be held in the country. The 42nd edition of the biennial match will be staged at Le Golf National in Versailles, just outside Paris, which has been the venue for 18 of the last 20 French Open tournaments.