Golf Tourism

self-contained accommodation offer Quinta da Marinha villa

What does self-contained accommodation offer in Quinta da Marinha?

By: 2021. 07. 19.

It is not a big surprise that self-contained accommodations are gaining momentum as many people are still very careful about spending their holidays. Villas have rocketed in popularity this year too (e.g. Villas at Renaissance). Quinta da Marinha…

Las Colinas Golf Country Club WOW Beach

What has Las Colinas Golf & Country Club achieved in 10 years?

By: 2021. 07. 13.

I had been to Las Colinas Golf & Country Club (managed by Troon) on a FAM trip in 2018. I can still remember the challenging, Cabell B. Robinson-designed golf course. Jon Brook (Director of Golf & Sports) gave…

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Rheingolf on the Green an Open-Air Golf Show in Germany: 20-22nd August

By: 2021. 07. 12.

It seems like we are over the hardest part of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, this does not necessarily mean that trade shows like Rheingolf will return to their original format or will not move towards holding them…

Yas Acres golf course in the future

How long should we wait for the Yas Acres golf course?

By: 2021. 07. 06.

To understand my impatience, we have to go back in time to 2016. The golf design company Fry/Straka has completed plans for a new nine-hole golf course in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2016. Yas Acres golf course is…

Rosa Private Golf Club Poland

How to make your golf holiday exciting in Poland?

By: 2021. 07. 01.

I have just read the findings of the European Travel Commission’s study about Europeans’ sentiments regarding travelling after the COVID-19 pandemic. These insights I found the most promising: 70% - likely / highly likely to travel.51% - will…

La Reserva Villa El Dorado Sotogrande El Mirador gated community

How quickly the properties of La Reserva Club’s El Mirador sold out!

By: 2021. 06. 30.

I have got an impression, as the pandemic eases, we will be very much looking for single-family homes, private outdoor space, and enough room to work remotely. This is likely to boost luxury home sales in 2021. Smadar…

Sandals Resorts International Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course by Greg Norman

Is it worth it for Sandals Resorts to cooperate with Greg Norman?

By: 2021. 06. 15.

Recently I read in Business Insider that influencer marketing set to become a $15 billion dollar industry by 2022. 63% of marketers are planning to increase their influencer marketing spending in 2021. Are you surprised? Although Greg Norman…

Greater Flamingo at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club-final

Are you impressed by Saadiyat Beach Golf Club’s sustainability efforts?

By: 2021. 06. 08.

It is good to see businesses among them golf clubs like Saadiyat Beach Golf Club are prioritizing sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance). A recent Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week study found 87% of executives said improving ESG…

Zala Springs Golf Resort wellness center 2021

Can Zala Springs Golf Resort meet the latest wellness trends?

By: 2021. 06. 07.

In recent years, wellness has grown into mandatory service. To stay in the competition among the high-end and not-so-average golf clubs and resorts wellness service is a must-have. The question, of course, is how to interpret the concept…

Golf vistas in Málaga

How to find the key to happiness next to golf in Málaga?

By: 2021. 06. 07.

If you enjoy playing golf in the best weather in Europe, then it is a great idea to look for a gorgeous property in Málaga. People buy property in Málaga for various reasons: as a holiday property, as…

QHotels Group Oulton Hall clubhouse

What development will the QHotels Group use the £2m for?

By: 2021. 06. 01.

Before I would share with you QHotels Group's investment plans, it is worth understanding what are the expectations in the hospitality industry in the UK. Here are some interesting insights to consider Over 50% of UK travelers are…

Navarino Hills at Costa Navarino fact sheet inforgraphics

When will Navarino Hills’ 36-holes be ready for the game?

By: 2021. 05. 31.

The developers of the two golf courses at Navarino Hills are promising to be ready in spring 2022. At this moment, 70% of the golf courses are ready. As we got used to at the other golf courses…

UMAMI Asian Restaurant Quinta do Lago 2021

Will you book a table in Quinta do Lago’s new UMAMI restaurant?

By: 2021. 05. 24.

It seems like Asian cuisine is still very popular. Quinta do Lago's recently opened (13th) UMAMI restaurant, is first the Asian restaurant of the Portuguese resort. They are also following one of the 10 foodservice trends in 2021:…

Jacek Gulmantowicz golf club management software

How to generate more revenue with golf club management software?

By: 2021. 05. 18.

My impression is that golf clubs do not make sufficient use of the potential of golf club management software. To ensure this, I asked Jacek Gulmantowicz, co-founder of Golf Booking Software. Do you think I was right or…

Gamble Sands’ QuickSands Hole 3

Gamble Sands’ QuickSands course officially Opens on…

By: 2021. 05. 06.

Gamble Sands’ David McLay Kidd-designed QuickSands Course a 14-hole short course is open for resort and daily-fee play since May 1st. The development of the golf course started in late winter 2019-20. QuickSands is laid out to the…

Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel balcony view

Is Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel attractive to you?

By: 2021. 05. 04.

Now that I have received my second vaccination on Friday, I feel like I have to travel abroad to play golf. Two years ago I wrote that we should visit less known Portuguese golf resorts because often they…

Mas Garriga building Hotel Peralada Wine Spa Golf-resized

Mas Garriga is the new great escape destination after the lockdown!

By: 2021. 04. 26.

Last week I really enjoy discovering The Manor House's latest acquisition the Baker’s Cottage (in Castle Combe village). Since then, I have learned a new term: self-contained house. Both Baker's Cottage and Mas Garriga are self-contained houses. Hotel Peralada Wine Spa &…

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Why does The Manor House find Baker’s Cottage so attractive?

By: 2021. 04. 21.

With the acquisition of Baker's Cottage (in Castle Combe village), The Manor House is taking advantage of one of the current hotel trends. Namely, the hyper-local design & hometels. When I saw the first pictures of Baker's Cottage,…

New Course at Les Bordes Golf Club at the edge of a bunker

Has Les Bordes Golf Club done everything for sustainability?

By: 2021. 03. 29.

The new Gil Hanse-designed New Course at Les Bordes Golf Club (France) is likely to open on July 1. Before I introduce you to the new golf course, let’s talk about what are the business risks in NOT…

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Prince’s Golf Club’s Himalayas and Shore nines are almost ready

By: 2021. 03. 25.

The renowned golf course architects, Mackenzie & Ebert scooped the further improvements to key holes on Prince's Golf Club's Himalayas and Shore nines, the works started in November 2020. It will be completed when the club reopens on March 29th,…