Thursday, 29th June, 2017

Stories tagged ‘golf tourism’

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Rodney Bogg to speak on Golf Tourism at APGS 2013

Golf Tourism – why golf clubs in Asia should sit up and start paying attention

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Thailand to host inaugural ASEAN Golf Tourism Forum

The three-day forum will be staged at the beach resort city of Pattaya in Thailand from November 3 – 5, in conjunction with the 2011 Asia Pacific Golf Summit the full story »

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Golf Tourism Scotland announces Award Winners

Across 11 categories, exponents of the very best in Scottish golf tourism were recognised from various sectors including travel, hospitality, golf courses and golf services the full story »

Friday, February 16th, 2001

Overseas developers engage GCA members

Two overseas golf developers have engaged members of the Golf Consultants Association en-bloc to work in their new projects – one in Europe, the other in the Caribbean

Wednesday, January 17th, 2001

Scots meet to boost golf tourism

The best way to take Scottish golf tourism forward through a unified and cohesive approach will be discussed at a special seminar to be held next month the full story »

Friday, October 20th, 2000

Lady golf professionals lead drive to increase golf tourism in Scotland

Susan Grant is the Golf Tourism Development Manager, a post jointly funded by the Scottish Tourist Board, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise while Neen Kelly has been appointed Golf Marketing Manager for the Scottish Tourist Board

Monday, October 9th, 2000

New report questions recent Scottish golf tourism initiative

The suggestion that Scotland’s golf facilities can be used to develop a niche market in golf tourism cannot be justified in terms of the quality and quantity of golf facilities available to tourists. This is one of several controversial conclusions contained in a new research report “The Management and Marketing of Scotland’s golf facilities” by the independent consultant Dr Robert Price, who argues that in this market sector demand already exceeds supply

Friday, August 25th, 2000

International Golf Travel Market returns to Florida

The golf sector of the travel industry is predicted to increase much faster than the rest of the global travel industry over the next decade having increased by 11% in 1999

Friday, July 14th, 2000

Reaffirming Scotland’s Credentials as The Home of Golf

Scotland’s golf and tourism industries have declared their ambition to make more of the country’s world-class status as the Home of Golf. Golf tourism to Scotland is currently worth almost £100 million to the Scottish economy, around £70 million from UK visitors and the remainder from overseas. The new Strategy aims to boost spend by 4.4% per annum. Tourism is one of Scotland’s largest industries. It employs 177,000 (8% of the workforce and 15% of the Highlands & Islands workforce) and it injects £2.47b annually into the Scottish economy (5%).Tourism pays the wages of more people than the oil, gas and whisky industries combined and employs over four times more than agriculture/fishing

Friday, July 7th, 2000

On-line booking brings boost for golf tourism to Scotland

Scottish golf tourism is worth almost £100m annually. The introduction of web sites will help to make it even more valuable to the Scottish economy. There is now a huge choice of courses in Scotland where golfing visitors can book tee-times on-line 24 hours a day. 44 golf courses in the Highlands are the latest to come onto the system

Thursday, April 27th, 2000

Wheatlands GC to host professional short course championship

Leading golfers in the PGA Southern Region will play in the inaugural Jersey Professional Short Course Championship to be held on Friday 29th September

Monday, February 21st, 2000

World Golf Tourism Convention Goes to Spain

Relais du Golf conference gets government backing