Click on a label to read posts from that part of the world.
Thailand Wants To Be The World's Most Popular Golf Destination
Starting May 1, 2013, Golf In A Kingdom kicks off, showcasing 12 of Thailand's 260+ courses and resorts to promote the land of smiles as a major force in golf tourism.
"Golf In A Kingdom has played a major role in Thailand becoming one of the world's top three golf tourism destinations, so we have decided to showcase it to golf tour operators and media from around the globe," founder Mark Siegel said this week.
In its fifth year, Golf In A Kingdom aims to capitalize on their unique formula of golf, entertainment, value, golf infrastructure, safety, climate and friendly Thai people.
As 60 percent of travelers coming to Asia for golf already choose Thailand, Golf In A Kingdom hopes to compete with Spain and the United States as the world's most popular golf destination.
Think golf is not a big deal in Thailand? At OneAsia's $1 million Thailand Open at Thana City Golf & Sports Club in Bangkok earlier this month, it was big news when Prayad Marksaeng became the third Thai to win their national championship with a two-stroke victory as we see in this video:
[Photo credit - Flickr user Shane D2]