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Golf tourism is growing in popularity especially in countries like Thailand and Japan. Learn more about the latest trends in golf tourism, about the home of golf – Scotland, and discover the best golf resorts around the world.


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Thailand to Become the Best Tourist Destination for Golfers sport

Thailand to Become the Best Tourist Destination for Golfers

Theodore Slate

It is estimated that if the current trend continues, Thailand will be the top golfing vacation destination within the next three years. Thailand's tourism industry has been experiencing a boom that has resulted in double the number of foreign visitors in the recent seven years, with 2012 seeing more than 22 million. This has had a pleasing impact on golf tourism. According to Golfasian's Mark Siegel golf tourism has also experienced a positive upswing, with estimated arrivals in 2012 as many ...
Golf Tourism Embraced as Profitable Industry adventure

Golf Tourism Embraced as Profitable Industry

Theodore Slate

One of the trends of the last decade around the world are the growing investments in golf in an effort to increase the number of foreign visitors and enhance tourism revenue earned. This has seen the spread of golf globally and the number of world class golf courses has been steadily rising over the years as well. Even the real estate sector has been drawn into the lucrative golf tourism industry. This has seen the emergence of exquisite golf resorts each trying to stand out as the one that o...
Report: Golf in Scotland Worth $1.82 Billion adventure

Report: Golf in Scotland Worth $1.82 Billion

Denise Chen

A new study shows that the Scottish golf tourism sector is a $1.8 billion dollar industry. Scotland has been known for a long time to be the 'Home of Golf'. However, until recent years Scotland has not had its golf industry analyzed in this way. This new evidence brings to light some interesting facts. A new report called the 'Value of Golf to Scotland's Economy' discovered that the industry brings in around $1.82 billion in yearly provision referred to as 'direct, indirect and induced effect...
Top 5 Golf Resorts in the World sport

Top 5 Golf Resorts in the World

Tourism Review News Desk

The experience of playing golf is not complete if it is played in a second rate golf resort. Golf players understand that aside from their equipment and skills, the golf resorts where they choose to play or practice greatly affect the overall experience. For pro golfers, each golf resort has its own characteristics which make it a good or bad place to be in. There are even organizations that focus on just ranking which golf course is the best today. Ranking golf resorts do not solely focus on t...