Sunday, 22nd January, 2017

Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Friday, January 20th, 2017


Gleneagles wins Scotland’s Best Hotel Award for fourth year running

Gleneagles has been named Scotland’s Best Hotel/Resort in the Today’s Golfer Travel Awards 2017, retaining the title for the fourth consecutive year

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Ramada Southport

OakNorth Bank funds purchase of Ramada Plaza in key golf town

OakNorth, has completed a £750,000 loan to Bliss Investment Partners for the purchase of the award-winning waterfront hotel, Ramada Plaza Southport; the Private Investment Partnership is backing the existing employee team who have helped establish it as the number-one ranked hotel in the region

‘The Postage Stamp’ – your opportunity to play the iconic 8th hole at Royal Troon. It only measures a scant 123 Yards … but as the legendary Willie Park said ‘A pitching surface skimmed down to the size of a Postage Stamp’ makes for a great challenge’

World Event for Amateur Golfers Launched in Home of Golf

The inaugural World Masters Golf Championship has been launched with a call to all amateur golfers over 50 years of age to take up this unique opportunity to play on the iconic links of Scotland – the Home of Golf

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The 20th edition of IGTM will be held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes

The 20th edition of IGTM will take place in Cannes

The 20th edition of the International Golf Travel Market will be held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, in the south of France, from December 11-14, 2017

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Hillside Golf Club

Golf Tourism England Launches Video Mini-Series

Golf Tourism England releases video showcasing England’s Golf Coast as the first in a mini-series of videos to inspire more golfers to visit one of the world’s most historic stretches of links golf

Friday, January 6th, 2017

La Reserva de Sotogrande

Outstanding Spanish resort reserves place among WLG elite

La Reserva de Sotogrande is the latest high-quality Spanish club to successfully apply for membership of World of Leading Golf

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa from Swilken Bridge

Old Course Hotel refurbishment starts 2nd January

Refurbishment will see the Five Red Star Resort at St Andrews undertake a total bedroom upgrade and spa extension complete with a new lap pool and extensive gym before re-opening in April

Quy Nhon view from villa

Changing the golf landscape in Asia

The chairman of the company managing FLC Quy Nhon Golf Links has predicted its parent company’s projects along Vietnam’s coast will “change the landscape” of golf resorts and golf tourism in Asia

Monday, December 19th, 2016


Your Golf Travel & TaylorMade “Balls for All” promotion

Your Golf Travel have teamed up with TaylorMade Golf to offer the brand new TaylorMade TP5 golf balls FREE to golfers who book golf holidays throughout January and February 2017 and expect to give away upwards of 140,000 golf balls at a retail value in excess of £500,000

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Assoufid Golf Club, ‘Africa’s Best Golf Course 2016’

Assoufid Golf Club, Marrakech, Emerging as one of Africa’s Leading Golf Experiences

Award-winning Assoufid Golf Club, situated close to Marrakech, one of the World’s most vibrant cities, ends 2016 on a high as its reputation as a must-visit international golf experience continues to build the full story »

Monday, December 12th, 2016

The Nairn Golf Club, Hole 2

Highland Hat-Trick As Three Courses Provide Golfing Feast

Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Castle Stuart Golf Links and the Nairn Golf Club have all moved up the rankings in the latest list of 100 leading GB&I courses compiled by ‘Golf Monthly’ magazine for 2017/18

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Alcanada Hole 7

Alcanada Makes Headlines on CNN Bucket List

Club de Golf Alcanada is big news after joining Pebble Beach and the Old Course at St Andrews on CNN’s ‘bucket list’ of golf courses

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016


Constance Belle Mare Plage unveiled to Seniors

European Senior Tour players heading to the exotic Indian Ocean island of Mauritius this week will be treated with a stay at the newly rejuvenated Constance Belle Mare Plage resort, a European Tour Destination

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Costa Brava named ‘Best Region’ within Square Mile magazine’s 2016 Golf Awards

Costa Brava’s ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’ concludes with double success

Costa Brava, which now boasts 14 Michelin star restaurants with a combined 18 Michelin stars named ‘Best Region’ in luxury lifestyle magazine, ‘Square Mile’

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

View from the Rocca Restaurant at Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, overlooking the 18th green of The Old Course at St Andrews

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts wins over £115,000 of new business at IGTM

International Golf Travel Market is recognised as the world’s premier global event for golf tourism suppliers, buyers & media and Macdonald Hotels & Resorts held over 60 meetings with golf tour operators from 16 countries, highlighting its 25 golf venues

Thursday, December 1st, 2016


Marriott Golf Debuts the Marriott Golf Official Mobile App

The Marriott Golf Official Mobile App is a turnkey solution to provide golfers and travellers with real-time information about Marriott Golf’s portfolio of championship courses

Friday, November 25th, 2016

#18  Monte Rei Golf & Country Club

Costa Navarino and Monte Rei celebrate back-to-back WLG award successes

The stunning Greek resort of Costa Navarino, in the Peloponnese, has been honoured at the prestigious World of Leading Golf awards for the third successive year

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Golfanlage Millstätter See

Undiscovered Destination of the Year

Carinthia, in the heart of Europe and sunny south of Austria, has been named Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year for 2017 in the annual IAGTO Awards. Visitors have the chance to enjoy golf in three countries all on one holiday

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Golf Tourism England Welcomes SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC.

Leading industry research organisation lends its knowledge and insight to GTE to drive growth to England’s golf tourism sector


First IAGTO Sustainability Awards

South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island has been named as the first-ever Sustainable Golf Destination of the Year in the 2017 IAGTO Sustainability Awards

Friday, November 18th, 2016

IAGTO Awards guests enjoyed a glittering evening in the world-famous Son Amar Auditorium near Palma, Mallorca, bringing a close to another successful IGTM event

Glittering IAGTO Awards ceremony closes another hugely successful IGTM

With over 400 buyers, more than 500 golf tourism suppliers and in excess of 14,000 meetings taking place, this year’s International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) held at Son Termes in Mallorca, has been hailed as a huge success

St Enodoc  Golf Club, Cornwall

Golf Tourism England Shares a Different View Of Golf In The Nation

Brand new video showcases some of England’s most iconic venues as a tool to drive trade and consumer interest

Thursday, November 17th, 2016


ClubstoHire launches speedy new website

Leading club rental firm invests €150k in interactive site

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Carnoustie Golf Links

Golf trade mission tees off from the Home of Golf

VisitScotland has this week taken 15 Scottish golf businesses to the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the world’s premier trade event for the sport


Glencor Golf Holidays Unveils New Pound Proof Deals Brand

The new ‘Pound Proof Deals’ brand will appear on hand picked European golf holiday and break offers on Glencor Golf Holidays’ website