The World Golf Awards serves to celebrate 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. The overwhelming success of the first year launch created much discussion in the golf tourism world this event will grow year on year. 2016 saw World Golf Awards returning to the Algarve and the amazing Conrad Algarve.
The worldwide voting process begins on 14th March 2016 and closed 1st October 2016. Votes were made by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media professionals. Votes are 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. The winners of each national award go head-to-head with the winners of the other countries before the unveiling of the World Winners.
World Golf Awards is part of World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 23rd anniversary.
'This is a fantastic boost for Angkor Golf Resort, our team and ultimately Golf and Tourism here in Siem Reap. To be recognised and awarded at the World Golf Awards is another stride towards putting Siem Reap on the Golfing Map.
We have every confidence in our product and services and awards such as this will help raise the profile of Siem Reap as a leading golf destination in the region.’ David Baron- Director of Golf