Hosting AGTC will be a launchpad for Danang to become one of Asia’s most popular golf destinations

Danang, Vietnam is proud to hold the 6th annual IAGTO Asia Golf Tourism Convention this year. The “AGTC on the Beach” taking place from 7-13 May 2017 will be the largest-ever golf tourism event in Asia.

Mr. Peter Walton, Chief Executive of organizer IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators, recently announced that AGTC 2017 had broken all previous records to attract the largest number of golf tour operators to attend such an event in Asia.

“With two months to go, there are already more than 240 golf tour operators from 36 countries registering to attend AGTC. This clearly shows the appeal of Danang as one of Asia’s newest and most exciting golf destinations.” said Walton.

“63% of the attending tour operators are from within Asia, including 33 from Korea, 33 from China, 14 from Singapore, and 8 from both Japan and Hong Kong. 52 of the buyer delegates are from Europe (22%), 22 from Australia & New Zealand, and 6 from the USA.” Walton added.

There are 36 delegates registering from Vietnam, including Montgomerie Links Danang Golf Club, Ba Na Hills Golf Club, BRG Danang Golf Resort, Laguna Golf Lang Co, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, Sky Lake Resort & Golf Club, and the FLC Group.

In a recent announcement, Walton revealed that IAGTO had a Golf Tourism Strategy roadmap for Danang at the request of the Danang Department of Tourism, which would be announced at the AGTC in May.

Danang Department of Tourism expects Danang to be the heart of golf tourism in Vietnam. Hosting AGTC this year will be a launchpad for Danang to become one of Asia’s most popular golf destinations. Danang Department of Tourism also expects growth as a direct result of the AGTC Convention to add US$20 million per year onto tourism receipts and up to US$40 million per year for the period 2018 – 2019.

This is the third time that UniGolf participates in the event with the two categories: Supplier (Tour service supplier) and Buyer (Tour & Hotel Buyer). We will continue to bring all outbound tour partners the most typical type of Vietnam golf tour items with the most competitive prices. Besides, we aim to develop your countries’ golf industry by creating more golf destinations for Vietnamese customers.
The information about this event will continually be updated by UniGolf.

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