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Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Tessel, chief executive, easyGolf Worldwide Travel & Tours

Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Tessel, chief executive, easyGolf Worldwide Travel & Tours

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.

Breaking Travel News interview: Joachim Hartl, general manager, Conrad Algarve

Breaking Travel News interview: Joachim Hartl, general manager, Conrad Algarve

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 takes top title at World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016

Sir Nick Faldo takes top title at World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2016

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.

Belfry takes two top titles at World Golf Awards

Belfry takes two top titles at World Golf Awards

12th Nov 2015 Focus

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 recognised at World Golf Awards

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club recognised at World Golf Awards

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 takes top World Golf Awards title

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club takes top World Golf Awards title

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.