19 entries: wellbeing

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Synchronicity becomes a wellbeing partner of Troon

By: 2020. 07. 30.

Would you believe that U.S. consumer sales of cannabidiol – usually abbreviated as CBD – will reach around 1.8 billion U.S. dollars by 2022? CBD is the most abundant cannabinoid found in hemp. I tell you, even more,…

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5 best practices to consider for golf club leaders

By: Francisco de Lancastre David - Cluster GM, Troon Abu Dhabi 2020. 10. 12.

A year ago, I asked Francisco de Lancastre David as the new cluster general manager of Troon Abu Dhabi (=Yas Links Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club) about his future plans in the new position.…

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How will La Finca Resort welcome us at the end of the month?

By: 2020. 07. 09.

Probably you have already heard of the 6 million Euro investment of La Finca Resort. In my previous post, I have already highlighted some elements of this project: Thorough development work has been carried out at the resort,…

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Where is the Southern Trace Country Club heading to?

By: 2020. 07. 08.

Last week Troon Privé has been selected to manage Southern Trace Country Club (since 1988). Previously ClubCorp managed the country club. Troon will oversee golf, club and food & beverage operations as well golf course agronomy and membership…

Zala Springs Golf Resort wellness service

The great wellness escape to Zala Springs Golf Resort!

By: 2020. 07. 06.

These days when we start to see the light at the end of the tunnel, many of us start thinking where and how can people feel recharged, improve their wellbeing and last but not least, play golf and…

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Can Troon Privé exceed expectations at The Virginian?

By: 2020. 06. 11.

Troon has been selected to manage The Virginian and its sister property, Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards, both of which are located in Bristol, Virginia. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will oversee golf, club and food &…

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How does Rockliffe Hall handle the HR challenges caused by the coronavirus crisis?

By: Jason Adams - Managing Director, Rockliffe Hall 2020. 05. 27.

As a business we recognised in the very early days the potential dangers Covid-19 may bring.          We heightened our hygiene procedures across the resort immediately and ordered additional hand sanitizer to be available and visible for Golf Members…

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How does QHotels help recover from the effects of the coronavirus?

By: 2020. 05. 21.

I recently read an interesting study on how coronavirus affects our mental health. This US study is quite shocking: The 2020 participants were 8x as likely to screen positive for serious mental illness – 28%, compared to 3.4%…

Lake Shore Yacht and Country Club

What would you improve at Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club?

By: 2020. 03. 05.

Troon has been selected to manage Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club in Cicero, New York. Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club is located just north of Syracuse along the south shore of Oneida Lake.  Troon Privé, the private club operating division…

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The best golf destination to travel in February is…

By: 2020. 02. 03.

As I look out my window, I see the rainy Budapest. A thought goes through my head, how could I spend my time and days pleasantly. In these days and weeks, the Hungarian golf courses are still closed.…

La Finca Resort, Spain gastronomy offer

What could make La Finca Resort a true gastronomy destination?

By: 2020. 01. 30.

The Spanish destination La Finca Resort has been undertaken an extensive renovation project. The resort has got a new management team consists of former La Manga Club management members: Brendan Dwyer (General Manager), Luke Murphy (Commercial Director) and…

SO Sotogrande Resort & Spa

Where will be the 1st SO/ Hotel in Spain?

By: 2020. 01. 15.

We can say good-bye soon to Almenara Hotel at Sotogrande. The Sotogrande SA has agreed with Accor’s luxury, lifestyle brand SO/ Hotels & Resorts to launch the brand's 1st hotel in Spain. This will be the 8th SO/…

LedgeRock Golf Club and its clubhouse

What will enhance membership at the LedgeRock Golf Club?

By: 2019. 11. 11.

As you know, private golf clubs are closing, redeveloping and converting to public play in record numbers. This is why I thought to bring a positive example of the LedgeRock Golf Club (in suburban Philadelphia: 15 minutes southwest…

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Where should active senior golf travelers play golf in Portugal?

By: 2019. 09. 03.

I was curious to figure out what can Portugal offer to active senior golf travelers. This is how this article was born. As I am analyzing the UN World Population Prospect 2018 study, I can see a growing…

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The pursuit of wellness at Italian golf clubs

By: 2019. 09. 02.

The notion to combine wellness and spa experience with golf is not a totally new one. I must admit this. Just think of the Spanish La Cala Resort, the Italian Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort or…

La Cala Resort wellness tourism and fresh air

How could La Cala Resort exploit wellness tourism?

By: 2019. 04. 05.

I am not surprised that the Spanish La Cala Resort wants to offer a spa and wellness center for its guests and members. The global wellness tourism grew between 2015-2017 by 6.5%. Its value in 2017 was $639.4…

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Austria: How to drive growth with employee experience?

By: 2019. 03. 25.

At the beginning of February, I received a very kind invitation from Robert Fiegl, the Secretary-General of the Austrian Golf Federation to give a keynote presentation at their coming Golf-Forum 2019 conference (Friday, 22nd March) in Velden am…

Scotland golf life

Golf tourism is now worth £286 million to Scotland

By: 2017. 04. 20.

VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise has just revealed their latest study about the contribution of the golf tourism industry to the Scottish economy. The study found that golf tourism is now worth £286 million to Scotland on an annual basis…

How can a £5 million investment improve a golf club?

By: 2016. 03. 22.

Burhill Golf and Leisure Ltd (BGL) will invest this year, £5,000,000 into the development of the newly branded Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club, currently Birchwood Park Golf Centre. The venue will undergo a complete transformation of its health…