Articles tagged “golf”

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

John Paul Newport, Bloomberg

The author took a session with fitness guru Randy Myers at the famed Georgia resort’s new Golf Performance Center. This is a great illustration of the rise of wellness as a luxury travel trend.

3 weeks ago

Wisconsin Builds Momentum as Destination Golfers’ Paradise

Wisconsin Builds Momentum as Destination Golfers’ Paradise

Michael Croley, Bloomberg

Golf has become big business in Wisconsin. The Badger State may be famed for its "frozen tundra" during fall football season, but come summer it richly rewards destination golfers, who no longer need to head across the pond.

2 months ago

Trump Organization to Spend $46 Million Expanding Irish Golf Resort

Trump Organization to Spend $46 Million Expanding Irish Golf Resort

Peter Flanagan, Bloomberg

Given the west of Ireland resort has yet to make a profit, the Trump family must be hoping a multi-million dollar investment will pay off sometime in the not too distant future.

10 months ago

New Zealand Looks to Golf Tourism to Boost Foreign Visitation

New Zealand Looks to Golf Tourism to Boost Foreign Visitation

Tracy Withers, Bloomberg

Even to a non golfer, those rolling green hills are attractive. And its smart for NZ to diversify its activities.

3 years ago

America Is Leading the World in Golf Tourism Growth

America Is Leading the World in Golf Tourism Growth

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Golf tourism is a niche kind of travel, but one that attracts higher spending given the nature of resorts and destinations associated with the sport.

5 years ago

It Costs More on Ryanair to Fly a Golf Bag Than a Human

Steve Hawkes, The Daily Telegraph

The real question here is what self-respecting golfer would trust his or her clubs to the baggage crews at Ryanair?

6 years ago

Golf tourism goes outside traditional strongholds for growth

Golf has to go outside of its traditional strongholds of western hemisphere to garner bigger growth, and luckily for it, rising countries of Asia are taking to it in a big way.

6 years ago

Cycling is the new golf: Business travel industry, are you listening?

Cycling is the new golf: Business travel industry, are you listening?

Golf and golf courses have been a mainstay of business travel industry, but are they looking at alternatives like building cycling programs? Some like Kimpton, Fairmont and a few boutiques are looking at early experiments.

6 years ago

Donald Trump’s Scottish resort one step closer to windmill-packed seascape

Donald Trump’s Scottish resort one step closer to windmill-packed seascape

The Daily Telegraph

As an alternative, perhaps Mr. Trump can capture and store the hot air he generates, potentially meeting the energy needs of all of the UK.

6 years ago

What Dubai’s airport really needs now is a golf course — and it’s getting one

The next generation of mega-hub airports isn't doing things by half. Dubai's operator looks to fairways to attract transiting passengers.

7 years ago

7 years ago