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Troon Showcase Largest Gathering of International Portfolio at IGTM

12.06am 11th November 2013 - Travel - This story was updated on Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Troon Golf website EMEATroon® will once again be exhibiting at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) from 11th to 14th November 2013. This year’s show marks the greatest gathering of Troon delegates at the event, with 19 of its international venues participating. Significantly, this year’s exhibition will be held on the Costa Daurada at the one of Troon’s flagship properties, LUMINE Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community, providing an ideal opportunity to showcase, first-hand, the exceptional services and facilities in the Troon portfolio.

The world’s premier golf travel event, IGTM has become a firm-fixture in the company’s business calendar. The three day event offers a unique networking opportunity for the market-leaders, allowing company delegates to demonstrate, from stand C101, its ability to develop professional and systematic approaches to facility management. Featuring a team from across the vast international division, buyers will be able to meet with the expertise of the market-leaders for guidance in creating unique golf experiences.

Not only does it provide Troon with the ideal platform to showcase its management services, but it is also the chance for individual venues to present the unique features of its facilities. Operators can be confident in the packages provided by all Troon venues, which encompass the ideal business proposition, including exemplary course conditioning, consistent high levels of customer service, unmatched amenities and considered pricing strategies.

“IGTM is the ideal opportunity for Troon and our portfolio to display the wide-ranging attributes of each venue, enabling delegates to instil confidence and trust with business partners from key target regions,” commented International Sales and Marketing Director EMEA, Ian Bulleid. “Our company was founded on delivering quality golf experiences and the Troon mark installs confidence when golfers are looking at potential packages at our courses around the world. This show differs as specific timed appointments help focus and stimulate partnerships, develop existing relations and ensure consumer experience expectations are surpassed. The reassurance Troon gives to a customer’s investment enables operators to develop opportunities at some of the newest and most exciting destinations in the world, as well as to more established clubs.”

Troon EMEA, oversees operations at 40 properties in 13 countries, giving the business a unique insight into the global footprint of golf. The division has seen continued growth this year with some exciting new developments recently added to the Troon network. The 2013 show will welcome these properties for the first time and include The Els Club Malaysia, which includes two awe-inspiring developments from the 4-time major champion, exhibiting from stand C035 and La Reserva, Sotogrande, one of the most sought-after destinations in Europe, at stand C101. Alongside both properties will be Troon’s flagship venues on the Red Sea, TabaHeights and El Gouna, Egypt (C367).

In addition, the Middle East will bring its strongest presence at an IGTM with Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Abu Dhabi Golf Club – host of the European Tour’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championships, located at stand A267; The Els Club, Dubai (Stand C202) and The Address Montgomerie, Dubai (A167). Morocco will also be presenting in full force as Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, California Golf Resort and Les Jardins De L’Atlas will be in attendance at the Moroccan National Tourist Office stand (A155) and Oued Fes represented at C101.

Also flying the Troon flag at LUMINE (Stand A515) is fellow SpanishEuropeanTourQualifyingSchool venue, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, located just south of Alicante (C103), and Amateur Championship co-host, Prince’s Golf Club (C502). Costa Navarino, Messinia, Greece (C201), The Allegria, Egypt (A367), Lofoten Golf Links, Norway (C101) and Turnberry Resort, Scotland (C520) will further demonstrate the international reach of Troon.

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