Sports Tourism

KGU Keen On Promoting Golf Tourism, Says Muhoro

Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club

Stakeholders in the hospitality industry have been urged to take full advantage of sports tourism in a bid to market Kenya as a tourism destination. Kenya Golf Union (KGU) executive committee member, Anthony Muhoro, said KGU are very focused on golf tourism. “Our partnership with Hotoso will go a long way in fostering this initiative of golf tourism and we are working with people in […]

Sports Tourism: The Sports Facilities Advisory Reports Record Number of Municipalities Seeking to Capitalize on Potential Economic Boom

Sports Facility Advisory

Press Release The Sports Facilities Advisory encourages cities to carefully evaluate the type, size, and setup of sports tourism ventures to take advantage of the recession-resistant sports tourism industry in a mending economy. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) –  Economic downturns lead to job losses and reductions in real estate values, thereby reducing tax revenue to local […]

FC Bayern Munich to play MLS All-Stars

FC Bayern Munich

Champions of Europe bring cast of international stars to Portland’s JELD-WEN Field. Press Release PORTLAND, Ore. (December 12, 2013) – Major League Soccer today announced that FC Bayern Munich, the reigning champions of Europe and the German Bundesliga, will face the MLS All-Stars in the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game. The annual match will be played […]

Garden Route named top golf spot

Oubaai Golf Course

The Garden Route in South Africa’s Western Cape province has been named the 2014 Golf Destination of the Year for Africa and the Gulf States by the global trade association of the golf tourism industry, IAGTO.  Nils Flaatten, the CEO of Western Cape tourism and investment promotion agency Wesgro, collected the award at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in Spain last week. “The Garden Route […]

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita Launches New Golf and Spa Package for Couples

Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius

Press Release Couples sharing the same leisure activity often value this as precious time together to connect and unwind, while for those with opposite interests, prioritizing time together can be more challenging. To provide a solution, Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita has launched its new Golf and Spa package, with flexible options to share in […]

New Orleans named North America’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination

New Orleans

Press Release NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans received top honors at the 2013 World Travel Awards for excellence in sports tourism on Saturday, September 14th. This is the first time New Orleans has received the award since its inception in 2010. Nominees for the award included leading leisure travel and sports tourism destinations such as Chicago, Las Vegas, New York […]