Centara hosts 5th World Masters

September 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, News

HUA HIN, 13 September 2017:  Centara Hotels & Resorts, will again be the main sponsor and host of the Centara World Masters amateur golf tournament in Hua Hin, 10 to 16 June. 2018.

It will mark the fifth year of the tournament, which attracts golfers from over 50 countries.

The 2018 tournament is expected to be bigger and better than ever, as it combines a week of golf at some of Thailand’s best courses with social and entertainment activities in this famous seaside resort town. Read more

GolfAsian Hua Hin packages

August 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Travel Deals

BANGKOK, 10 August 2017: The annual Hua Hin Golf Festival gets underway this month offering golfers deals right though to the end of September.

Exclusive packages have been designed by Golfasian to tap the resort’s annual low-season discounts on a round of golf.

Hua Hin has been organising its golf festival, August to September, for more than 10 years focusing on several competition courses. Read more

Annual golf get together

August 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 8 August 2017: Thai Hotels Association will organise the 54th edition of traditional golf tournament known as Thai Travel Industry Tournament (T.T.I.T) 15 September at The Royal Golf & Country Club in Samut Prakan.

The association joins hands with Tourism Authority of Thailand and Association of Thai Travel Agents to organise the event for the travel industry.

It was initially introduced to foster goodwill among the different travel segments.  With time the event improved and is now a must for golfers who work in hospitality and tourism and like to network and compete . Read more

Mövenpick offers golfers package

August 1, 2017 by  
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PATTAYA, 1 August 2017: Mövenpick Siam Hotel Na Jomtien Pattaya sells a new Dream Golfers Escape package in partnership with the Siam Country Club featuring the championship Plantation Course.

With prices starting from THB9,750* the package offers  a one, or two-night stay, in a room overlooking Na Jomtien Beach, plus 18 holes of golf spread over one or two days.

In addition it includes transfers to and from the course, a spa treatment, daily breakfast and a set dinner menu at the hotel’s Twist Restaurant. Read more

Credit card swings golf discount

June 30, 2017 by  
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CHIANG MAI, 30 June 2017: Krungthai Card Public Company Limited launches “Chiang Mai Golf Privilege with KTC: Enjoy Your Swing” campaign.

It offers up to 20% discounts on green fees at participating golf courses in Chiang Mai.

To receive the discount and privileges, credit card members must use their cards to pay for green fees. Read more

Golf packages in Hua Hin

May 17, 2017 by  
Filed under Thailand, Travel Deals

HUA HIN, 17 May 2017: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin offers savings on three  golf packages ranging from three to 10 nights.

A three-night package consisting of accommodation, two rounds at Banyan and Black Mountain golf clubs sells at THB17,700 .

A seven-night package offering four rounds of golf at participating golf courses sells at THB38,500. Read more

Danang focuses on golf tourism

May 15, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

DANANG, 15 May 2017: Vietnam National Administration of Tourism says boosting golf tourism in Danang will stimulate quality tourism and drive economic growth in the central region.

Local media quoted VNAT deputy head, Ngo Hoai Chung, saying the country has 32 golf courses, nationwide, and another 60 are planned, but golf tourism has yet to take off due to poor business connections between travel agencies and golf tour operators.

“Links among travel agencies, golf courses operators and golf tournaments combined with MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions),  have been very poor.” Read more

Thailand embarks on sports tourism campaign

February 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 21 February 2017: Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports will increase efforts to promote Thailand as a sports hub during the up-coming ITB Berlin, 8 to 12 March.

Tourism and sports minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, said sports was a priority sector that could help to promote the country on the international stage this year.

The minister first introduced a major sports tourism campaign at the Thailand Travel Mart in Chiang Mai, June 2016, when the Sports Authority of Thailand attended the event for the first time. Read more

Donald swings golf in Dubai

February 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Middle east, News

DUBAI, 20 February 2017: The American president’s sons opened the Trump International Golf Club Saturday as Dubai hosted the first foreign launch of a venue bearing Donald Trump’s name since he took office.

The Trump International Golf Club, developed in the glitzy Gulf city state by luxury real estate firm DAMAC Properties, was inaugurated by the billionaire’s sons Eric and Donald Jr.

The event marks the Trump Organisation’s first public overseas launch since the president’s 20 January inauguration. Read more

A top resort for golf and luxury

December 22, 2016 by  
Filed under Indonesia, News

BALI, 22 December 2016: Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort snatched various awards recently for luxury resorts and golf.

It won the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 as the top luxury golf resort in Southeast Asia competing with prominent golf courses in the Asia Pacific Region.

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