Keen to reinforce its position as a market leader in the outbound golf tourism from India, the Tourism Authority of Thailand recently organised a roadshow dedicated to promotion of unique golfing opportunities for Indian golfers in Thailand. The roadshow was held at two leading golf courses in New Delhi, the Qutab Golf Course and the Delhi Golf Club.
The Amazing Thailand Golf Roadshow was focused on showcasing its “amazing” golf facilities, says a press statement. “Ideally located more than 250 golf courses throughout the country, golf courses by the sea, by the mountains, by the lakes, inside the cities even besides the airports. Top quality courses, reasonable green fees, friendly caddies. From the beach resorts in the south such as Phuket to the mountainous surroundings in the Chiang Mai, north of Thailand or the bustling cities of Bangkok and Pattaya, there are golf courses to suit every preference,’’ adds the press release.
The press statement adds that the event was attended by more than 100 golf travel specialists from India. On the occasion, several golf courses in Thailand made presentations featuring special offers for Indian golfers. These included major golf course operators such as MBK Public Company and the Gassan Group from Thailand.
“We thank all Indian partners who have been working closely us for many years and supporting Amazing Thailand. Thailand is fully opened and ready to welcome guests from India returning to Thailand once again,” Pattarat Hongthong, Ambassador of Thailand to India said on the occasion.
“Thailand has welcomed almost 700,000 Indian tourists from January to October this year. Due to proximity and direct connectivity between two country and we see many golfers starting to visit different parts of Thailand from Chiang Mai to Phuket,” said Vachirachai Sirisumpan, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) New Delhi Office.
The press statement says that in both the golf courses, the roadshow featured a networking golf event followed by a prize distribution. A lucky draw was held to choose some golfers to get to play in the participating golf courses in Thailand.