World Golf Awards has announced the singing of premium champagne brand Laurent-Perrier as a Platinum Partner for its 2014 Gala Ceremony. The only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, World Golf Awards inaugural showcase will take place at the Conrad Algarve, Portugal, from November 13th-16th.
The 40th Ryder Cup is underway in Scotland, as Gleneagles welcomes the European and American teams to the home of golf, the PGA Centenary Course. The iconic global golf tournament will welcome tens of thousands of visitors over the next three days, while an audience of millions will watch around the world on television.
The Breaking Travel News golf tourism series continues with Phil Blizzard talking to Damac Properties, developers of the Trump World Golf Club Dubai, who have just announced a second golf course. Niall McLouglin talks about the new project, golf tourism figures and the positioning of Dubai, as well as lights, camera and action with Paramount Hotels. The debut World Golf Awards will take place in Portugal, November 2014.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has invited golfers from around the world to play the new North Course at Quinta du Lago - home of World Golf Awards 2014. All eyes will be on the course, situated in The Algarve, Portugal, ahead of its reopening in October.
Breaking Travel News tees off with a series of golf tourism reports ahead of the debut World Golf Awards to be held in Portugal in November. Phil Blizzard here plays a round at Cityscape Global, Dubai in order to look at golf developments in the region.
Quito has confirmed it will host two large international sports tournaments over the next months. With the intention of becoming a reference city in terms of event management, the capital of Ecuador will be home for the PGA Latin American Tour in September and for the ATP 250 Tournament next January, 2015.
Nominees at the World Golf Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, are entering the final straight as the deadline for voting approaches. World Golf Awards 2014 will take place at the Conrad Algarve, Portugal, from November 13th-16th. Voting for the event closes on October 2nd, with World Golf Awards urging supporters to make their voices heard.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has unveiled plans for its first golf resort in China when The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills opens in late 2015 on the island of Hainan. Adding to the brand’s growing portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts in China, The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills will be located in Haikou, the capital of Hainan Province.
Ahead of the World Golf Awards later this year, Breaking Travel News takes a look around one of the most exciting courses anywhere on earth – Coeur d’Alene Resort. It began with a sudden flash of inspiration - a man walking his dog, gazing out at a tugboat towing a raft of logs on Lake Coeur d’Alene.
The game of golf in Korea has been advancing rapidly over the years and has risen considerably in popularity of late to become more than just a sport. With its widening reach and appeal to more and more people, golf has definitely become big business.
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe has partnered with Annika Sorenstam, one of the most successful female golfers of all time, to offer members of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Program an exclusive golf weekend getaway that includes coaching from the legendary golfer, July 11th-13th, 2014. The event weekend includes a two-night stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, private reception and a golf clinic hosted by Annika, a round of golf at the Old Greenwood Golf Course in Truckee, California, gourmet lunch and round-trip transportation to and from the golf course from the resort.
Nominees at the World Golf Awards, the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, have been revealed as voting opens ahead of the inaugural Gala Ceremony. World Golf Awards 2014 will take place at the Conrad Algarve, Portugal, from November 13th-16th.