**Destination Golf are delighted to partner once again with The World Golf Awards – celebrating excellence in The Golf industry**The World Golf Awards is part of World Travel Awards which is currently celebrating its 22nd anniversary.
It serves to celebrate, recognize and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations.
Golf tourism constitutes a vital segment in the global travel and tourism marketplace. An estimated 60 million golfer visits will take place in 2016 to the 32,000 golf courses and resorts worldwide.
The 2016 World Golf Awards will focus on the leading 130 nations who are shaping the future of this dynamic industry.
The event will be staged at the luxurious Conrad Algarve, Portugal, for the third successive year on November 11th-13th. The General Manager of the prestigious Conrad Algarve, Joachim Hartl said,
“The Conrad Algarve is extremely proud to be hosting the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony for the third consecutive year.”
While celebrating and rewarding excellence across golf resorts, courses and the golfing destinations throughout the world, World Golf Awards will strive to ultimately raise the golf tourist customer experience and stimulate both the domestic and international golf tourism market.
Votes will be made by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media professionals. Votes may also be cast by the public (golf tourism consumers).
The voting works on a first-past-the-post system to ensure impartiality and independence. Votes are submitted online via the World Golf Awards website.
World Golf Awards Managing Director Christopher Frost said: “Voting is now open ahead of the World Golf Awards 2016 as we begin preparations for the third annual event,”, (voting will close on October 1st.)
The winners of each national category will go head-to-head with the winners of the other countries before the unveiling of the World Winners.
The global media partners including leading brands, like ourselves at Destination Golf Media, TV5Monde, International Herald Tribune, Newsweek and CNBC. This global media partner network has a monthly readership of 1.7 million and a TV audience reach of 90 million.
The weekend of celebrations will include, event partner Quinta do Lago, offering World Golf Awards guests a chance to enjoy its three award-winning championship golf courses – the South Course, Laranjal, and the North Course, which was co-designed by Beau Welling and European Ryder Cup-winning captain Paul McGinley.
John Dwyer, Chief Executive at Quinta do Lago, said: “We’re delighted Quinta do Lago will play a leading role with the World Golf Awards for a third year. It was a real privilege to be involved for the first two years and hosting the event continues to boost the interest and enjoyment of our resort.
For nomination information please contact World Golf Awards Managing Director Chris Frost or visit the official website http://www.worldgolfawards.com