Monday, October 2, 2023

New Delhi, 21st September 2021: Destination, diversity and the vast choice of golf courses located throughout Thailnd, are key factors attracting the large numbers of visitors coming to play golf. With steady year on year growth, golfers now make up a sizeable number of visitors coming to the Kingdom. From the beach resorts in the south such as Phuket to the mountainous surroundings in the north, or the bustling cities of Bangkok and Pattaya, there are golf courses to suit every preference.

Thai Golf Pass, the first ever loyalty program for any country organised Amazing Thailand Golf Paradise Webinar for the esteemed golfers, travel agents.

The Amazing Thailand Golf Paradise Webinar I was organised on 31st August brought together many keen golfers from India and golf course representatives from Phuket.

Amazing Thailand Golf Paradise Webinar II was organised on 21st September.

Three presenters from Thailand,Thanakorn Sawasdee Marketing & Sale Division Manager , Chee Chan Golf Resort; Mr. Sivamin Indamra, Secretary General, Phachuapkhirikhan Phetchaburi Golf Association; Ms. Warissara Sasomsub, Marketing Director, Nikanti Golf Club highlighted the products and services to the participants along with various safety precautions being taken at the golf courses. 

Bangkok, the most-visited city in the world before the global pandemic, is among the destinations included in a planned wider reopening of Thailand to travellers.

Under the proposed plans, fully vaccinated international tourists is set to be able to travel to Bangkok expect to be in November 2021. Northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai, famed for its temples and mountains, as well as beach resorts Pattaya, Cha-Am and Hua Hin, are also preparing to reopen to tourists.

The new plan will be proposed to Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration for approval. Before they can be approved to join the scheme.

The reasons are maximum travellers visiting Thailand is obvious. Top quality courses, reasonable green fees, value for money caddies and the choice and diversity of over 200 venues to choose from.

The quality of the courses is yet another reason players come again and again. The explosion in the number of golfers coming to Thailand has led to the emergence of companies specializing in bespoke golfing holidays although if you are here and just fancy playing 18 holes you will be made welcome at most clubs.

The Webinar was attended by top industry leaders and golfing ambassadors in the urge to travel and discuss about the efforts taken by Thailand to invite more and more golfers from India to the Amazing Paradise (as they all call it). The Tourism Authority of India, New Delhi office and Thai Golf Pass launched an e-booklet for the travellers for a one stop point for their next travel to Thailand. 

Amazing Thailand is a dream destination for the golfers all around the world as it has amazing Golf facilities. Ideally more than 200 golf courses are located there throughout the country, by the sea, by the mountains, by the lakes, inside the city and even besides the airports. Top quality courses, reasonable green fees, friendly caddies attract golfers to visit this amazing place! From the beach resorts in the south such as Phuket to the mountainous surroundings in the north, or the bustling cities of Bangkok and Pattaya, there are golf courses to suit every preference.

Khun Vachirachai Sirisumpan, Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi Office commented “The webinar is coming at the right time when Thailand is gradually re-opening the country in phase manner and giving good information for planning to play golf in Thailand”.

Mr. Anil Dev, Promotor, Thai Golf Pass also added “It indeed is a welcome news that Thailand is opening for travel. Fortunately for golfers Bangkok, Pattaya and Hua Hin offers excellent golfing opportunities”.

Mr. Rajan Sehgal, President, India Golf Tourism Association added “Golf Tourism will be a very important segment post pandemic travel as its very safe and responsible As far future travel guidelines, It follows social distancing, open with fresh air and close to nature. Golfers from India are waiting to tee off in their favourite Golfing Destination -Thailand”

“I had enjoyed meeting you guys it’s very important message that the Indian people understand our products our strengths and our relationship between the two great country looking forward to see you too in the near future” Mr. Kullatorn Mesommonta, President, EGA Thailand (Eastern Region Golf Club Management Association) & Director, Burapha Golf Resort added.


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