easyGolf Worldwide Travel & Tours chief executive Richard Tessel has announced that Ian Baker-Finch has joined the team as a new ambassador. Tessel described Baker-Finch’s love of sport and his professional career as being a perfect fit for the luxury golf travel company.
Richard Tessel, chief executive, easyGolf Worldwide Travel & Tours, was honoured with the Travel Personality of the Year title during the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony Gala Ceremony 2016. Having been involved in the marketing of international sports since the late 1960s, his organisation recently became the official travel partner to PGA Australia, providing all travel and tours for the tour. Here we find out more.
As the World Golf Awards returns to the Conrad Algarve on the southern coast of Portugal for the Gala Ceremony 2016, Breaking Travel News editor Christopher O’Toole here chats with general manager Joachim Hartl about the importance of the event. Also on the agenda is the development of the latest Conrad 1-3-5 programme, the development of golf tourism in the Algarve and the hotel’s plans for 2017.
Sir Nick Faldo has led winners at the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the prestigious title of Golf Course Designer of the Year. Also celebrating was England’s The Belfry, recognised as Europe’s Best Golf Hotel, while Quinta do Lago took the title of Europe’s Best Golf Venue. Hundreds of thousands of ballots were cast ahead of the Gala Ceremony, which was this year hosted by the Conrad Algarve in Portugal.
Leaders of the golf hospitality industry are arriving in the Algarve, Portugal, as the final preparations are put in place for the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016. Hundreds of thousands of ballots have been cast ahead of the ceremony with the best destinations, tour operators, golf courses and hotels set to be recognised at the event.
Voters from across the golf hospitality industry are being invited to cast their ballots as voting opens ahead of the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will be staged at the luxurious Conrad Algarve, Portugal, for the third successive year on November 11th-13th.
World Golf Awards has revealed Conrad Algarve, the most modern five-star hotel in Portugal, will host its Gala Ceremony 2016. The most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry will return to the resort for the third consecutive year on November 11th-13th.
The Belfry Hotel & Resort has once again outlined its outstanding credentials among the world’s leading golf resorts by receiving top awards for ‘England’s Best Golf Course’ and ‘England’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the annual World Golf Awards in Portugal. The renowned Midlands resort saw off some of the finest competition to receive the accolades for the exceptional facilities and first class levels of service across the resort, alongside the world’s only four-time Ryder Cup host course, The Brabazon, proving that it remains one of the most desired and enjoyable golf courses in the UK.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has been named as the United Arab Emirates Best Golf Course at the second annual World Golf Awards. Voted for by the general golfing public and announced at a glamorous awards ceremony on the Algarve, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club claimed the prestigious award thanks to its emphasis on providing golfers with an unforgettable golf experience in Abu Dhabi.
Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has been heralded as Spain’s Best Golf Course at the World Golf Awards. Voted for by the public and announced at a glittering ceremony in Portugal’s Algarve, this prestigious award ceremony is committed to supporting, promoting and developing the global golf tourism industry by identifying and rewarding excellence in class.
Portugal has led winners at the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2015, taking the title of Europe’s Best Golf Destination for the second year in succession. At a glittering event at Conrad Algarve, Portugal, Ernie Els Design was also recognised with the title of World’s Best Golf Course Designer of the Year.
Celebrations surrounding the World Golf Awards got off to a glamorous start earlier with more than 100 delegates welcomed to Bovino Steakhouse at Quinta do Lago. The event was the beginning of three days of golf, networking and fine dining as part of the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2015. The awards will be presented on Saturday evening at the luxurious Conrad Algarve.