New ‘Golf in Abu Dhabi’ Initiative Tees Off Emirate’s Golf Tourism Drive

Nov. 15th | Posted by 0 comments

Anthony Webber. iGTN Editor-At-Large. Abu Dhabi today unveiled its new ‘Golf in Abu Dhabi’ initiative – an umbrella marketing, communications, product packaging and distribution platform designed to increase the emirate’s penetration of the lucrative golf tourism segment. The launch, spearheaded by Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), came at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in […]

Improve Your Vision Improve Your Game

Nov. 15th | Posted by 0 comments

Lawrence D. Lampert. O.D., F.C.O.V.D. Contributing Editor. i Golf Travel News/LEISURE & TRAVEL GOLF MAGAZINE Golfers will try anything to improve their game – expensive equipment, private lessons and plenty of practice – but often ignore a critical factor – their vision. Correcting your vision or picking out a pair of sunglasses that look good aren’t […]

Cape Kidnappers – Ultimate New Zealand Golf Resort

Nov. 15th | Posted by 0 comments

Anthony Webber. iGTN Editor-At-Large. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is a luxurious lodge in New Zealand’s famed Hawke’s Bay region on the North Island. After three years of being lured to Cape Kidnappers by the stunning golf course, guests now have the opportunity to stay on-site at the brand new lodge, The Farm at Cape […]

South Africa – Ultimate African Golf Vacation Destination

Nov. 15th | Posted by 0 comments

Anthony Webber. iGTN Editor-At-Large. South Africa is rapidly becoming the premier golf destination on knowledgeable golfer’s ‘bucket lists’. If you have discretionary time to spare – you’ll need at least 14 to 21 days on the ground ‘in country’ to do it justice – and if you have the disposable cash on hand for Business […]

Allure of the Seas Caribbean GolfAhoy Golf Cruise

Nov. 14th | Posted by 0 comments

Anthony Webber. iGTN Editor-At-Large. Move over Oasis, your bigger sister Allure takes center stage now as the longest cruise ship afloat. To put this enormity in perspective, imagine this! Little more than twenty years ago, the largest cruise ships afloat were less than one-third the size of the Allure of the Seas. Even ten years […]

10,000 Free Flight Airfare Giveaway Tickets to Japan

Nov. 3rd | Posted by 0 comments

Anthony Webber. iGTN Editor-At-Large. Japan has enlisted celebrities far and wide to reassure timid travelers that it’s safe to visit after the March 11 disasters triggered the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. But over half a year on, with few visitors biting, the national tourism agency is looking to try a different tack […]

Ireland Golf Tour Package from $1,299 Includes R/T Airfare Hotel & Golf Rounds

Nov. 3rd | Posted by 0 comments

Sceptre Tours, which has a brand reputation for bringing affordability to Ireland travel, has just launched a new division, SceptreGolf.com, with nine new golf packages designed to highlight some of the best courses in Ireland and Scotland.  Best of all, these packages are priced from $1,299 per person, based on four people traveling, and include […]

Famed La Costa Unveils Renovated ‘Champions’ Golf Course

Nov. 2nd | Posted by 0 comments

Anthony Webber. iGTN Editor-At-Large. The completely renovated Champions Course at La Costa Resort and Spa makes its debut this week, restoring the character of an iconic golf venue that once again is a true reflection of the resort’s rich golf history and tradition. The dramatic renovation project, under the direction of Pascuzzo & Pate Golf […]

Free Winter Golf Breaks in Dartmouth, England

Nov. 1st | Posted by 0 comments

The area’s mild winter climate means closures or temporary greens are a rarity and in addition to golf, the Dartmouth Golf and Country Club resort also boasts first-class leisure facilities, which include an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and spa. Golfers needing an extra incentive to tempt them on to the fairways in the winter months will […]

‘Hotels for Heroes’ Program Will Provide Free Hotel Stays To Wounded U.S. Troops and Their Families

Nov. 1st | Posted by 0 comments

Anthony Webber. iGTN Editor-At-Large. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today announced legislation creating a program that would allow Americans to donate hotel reward points to members of the Armed Forces who are traveling to receive care through the military health system and their families. “Hotels for Heroes” would be an […]