TAT Teams with Golfasian to Sing Thailand’s Playing Praises - #wefightcovid19

TAT Teams with Golfasian to Sing Thailand’s Playing Praises – #wefightcovid19

Visiting golfers overcome COVID-19 concerns to savor quiet courses and perfect conditions. BANGKOK, Thailand (March 11, 2020) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Asia’s largest golf tour operator Golfasian have joined forces to assure golfers that the Kingdom is still primed for play. What’s more, with weather conditions in Thailand clear and sunny on a daily basis, the country’s top layouts in peak condition, and tourist crowds thinned out, many golfers are discovering that there has rarely been …

CEO’s Lost Golf Balls are a Winner

CEO’s Lost Golf Balls are a Winner

BANGKOK, Thailand (January 21, 2019) – Most golfers hate to lose an expensive golf ball, but American Mark Siegel doesn’t mind, as he has a clever ulterior motive. Siegel is the CEO of Golfasian, one of the most established inbound golf tour operators in Asia. “About five years ago I had the idea of printing my own Titlist golf balls with the simple message. Reward Offered If you return this ball to www.golfasian.com”, said Siegel. Since then over five lucky …

Golfasian Wins World's Best Golf Tour Operator Award

Golfasian Wins World’s Best Golf Tour Operator Award

BANGKOK, Thailand (October 29, 2019) – Asia’s leading golf tour operator, Golfasian, is proving the best can get even better as it bolsters a second consecutive quadruple success at the World Golf Awards with a host of new products and improvements. The Thailand-based firm, a market leader in golf tourism since launching in 1997, walked away from the awards ceremony, which was held this week in Abu Dhabi, with five World Golf Awards. In a mirror image of its showing …

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Golfasian & Go Golfing Establish Historic Partnership

BANGKOK, Thailand (October 03, 2019) – Golfasian, Asia’s largest golf tour operator, has established a historic partnership with Go Golfing. For the first time in its 22-year history, Golfasian will be offering fully escorted tours outside of Asia. Golfasian’s Director of Business Development, Pascal Orczech believes the Go Golfing partnership will open the world and create new experiences for its golf travelers. The new product offering will be branded under “Golfasian Discovery Tours” and focus on worldwide destinations with luxury …

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Golfasian Expands Golf Holidays to Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (September 20, 2019) – Golfers can now indulge in a golf holiday to Sri Lanka with Asia’s largest golf tour operator, Golfasian (www.golfasian.com). As part of an ongoing expansion and increasing requests from return customers, Golfasian is now offering Sri Lanka as an additional golf holiday destination to choose from in Asia. Sri Lanka, the pearl of the Indian ocean has just been named Number 1 in Travel + Leisure’s World’s ‘Best Islands in the World’. “No matter how …

Golfers Flock to the Fifth and Biggest AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship

Golfers Flock to the Fifth and Biggest AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship

DANANG, Vietnam (September 8, 2019) — AccorHotels, Golfasian & Go Golfing Travel announce the return of the AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship in Danang for the fifth consecutive year from 8 to 14 September 2019. The week-long tournament gives more than a hundred amateur golfers the opportunity to enjoy a game of golf, mingle at social events and experience the cultural charms of Danang, Hoi An, the ancient capital of Hue and a tour at the UNESCO World Heritage site My Son Sanctuary. …

Golfasian & Fore Management Group Launch Asia Golf Championship!

Golfasian & Fore Management Group Launch Asia Golf Championship!

Bangkok, Thailand, 6 August 2019 — Golfasian and Fore Management Group are delighted to announce the launch of the Asia Golf Championship, a series of four golf events that will be played throughout the year in South-East Asia at some of the most prestigious golf clubs in the region. The inaugural Asia Golf Championship will tee off 15-17 November 2019 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, at both Phokeethra Country Club and Angkor Golf Resort. Mark Siegel, Managing Director of Golfasian, commented, …

Thailand’s Biggest Tournament for Club Golfers is Underway

Thailand’s Biggest Tournament for Club Golfers is Underway

Hua Hin, Thailand, 9 June 2019 — More than 400 participants representing 22 countries have arrived in Thailand for the 2019 Centara World Masters Golf Championship, starting in Hua Hin today (Sunday). The sell-out event is a welcome boon to Thailand’s tourism with the tournament attracting big numbers from Australia, New Zealand and India. The event’s international appeal has brought golfers from Germany, the United States and United Kingdom. South East Asia is well represented with players from Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore …

Centara World Masters To Welcome Over 30 Nationalities In June

Centara World Masters To Welcome Over 30 Nationalities In June

Hua Hin, Thailand, 3 April 2019 — You’d be forgiven if you mistake this year’s Centara World Masters Golf Championship for a summit. Over 34 countries are now represented at the international event and that number is expected to edge closer to 40 come June. The sixth instalment of the Centara World Masters Golf Championship runs 9 to 15 June 2019. This week-long celebration of golf, entertainment and fun kicks-off with a glamorous dinner beachside at the iconic Centara Grand Beachfront Resort. …

Golfasian Sweeps the Board at World Golf Awards

Golfasian Sweeps the Board at World Golf Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand (November 3, 2018) – Asia’s largest golf tour operator, Golfasian, has once again swept the board at the World Golf Awards, scooping a quartet of honors at this year’s event. The Thailand-based firm, a market leader in golf tourism in Asia since its inception in 1997, has been a star performer at previous installments of the WGA. Last year, it took first prize in three categories at the prestigious event, held annually at the La Manga Club in …

Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Golf Destination - Again!

Hua Hin Wins Asia’s Best Golf Destination – Again!

Hua Hin, Thailand, 25 October 2018 — For the second year running, Hua Hin in Thailand has won the International Association of Golf Tour Operators Award for Golf Destination of the Year in Asia. The award carries enormous weight as it is voted for by specialist golf tour operators who are IAGTO members. Awards like these are well-deserved for the Tourism Authority of Thailand who have invested significantly to attract golf visitors to the Kingdom and inspired investment in golf …

Course Conditioning Key Factor for Golfing Tourists

Course Conditioning Key Factor for Golfing Tourists

Singapore, October 8 2018 — Underlining the increasingly key role played by golf course superintendents, course conditioning is the single most important factor in the decision-making process of golfing tourists. That is among the main findings from a survey jointly conducted by the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) and Golfasian, one of the region’s foremost golf tour operators. Based on the responses of more than 100 Golfasian clients who have taken golfing trips in the past three months, course design ranked second behind …

AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship Returns to Danang for the Fourth Consecutive Year

AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship Returns to Danang for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Highlighting Central Vietnam as a popular golfing and cultural destination DANANG, Vietnam (September 9, 2018) — AccorHotels, Golfasian & Go Golfing Travel announce the return of the AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship in Danang for the fourth consecutive year from 9 to 15 September 2018. The week-long tournament gives more than a hundred amateur golfers the opportunity to enjoy a game of golf, mingle at social events and experience the cultural charms of Danang, Hoi An, the ancient capital of …

Golfasian Makes Choosing a Golf Vacation Simple with New Asia Golf Guide

Golfasian Makes Choosing a Golf Vacation Simple with New Asia Golf Guide

BANGKOK, Thailand (August 6, 2018) — GOLFASIAN has made it easier for golfers to identify a dream playing vacation in Southeast Asia with its inaugural Asia Golf Guide. One of the world’s most enticing destinations for golf, Southeast Asia offers a wealth of outstanding layouts as well as sumptuous resorts, unforgettable landscapes and rich and varied culture. The handy new guide, which is available online, at tourism industry events and golf lounges offers a succinct overview of golfing possibilities in …

Magic Happens at the Centara World Masters

Magic Happens at the Centara World Masters

Hua Hin, Thailand, 22 June 2018 — Billed as the biggest and richest tournament for club golfers in all of Asia and again attracting 500 plus players from 27 countries, sharing in US$50,000 in prizes, the Centara World Masters Golf Championship has rightly earned this tagline. While the numbers are impressive, talking to the players you come to understand this event has a certain magic that makes it both unique and compelling. Maria Kohut from Melbourne Australia says this event …

Golfers Tee-Off at Asia’s Largest Golf Tournament

Golfers Tee-Off at Asia’s Largest Golf Tournament

Hua Hin, Thailand, 9 June 2018 — Don’t be surprised if you see an unusually high number of golf bags at Bangkok airport this weekend. Golfers from all over the world, almost 600 from 24 countries in fact, are converging on Hua Hin in Thailand for the biggest tournament for club golfers in all of Asia. The fifth installment of the Centara World Masters Golf Championship runs 10 to 15 June 2018. This week-long celebration of golf, entertainment and fun …

Shangri-La Chiang Mai 2 Ball Golf Championship Puts Northern Thailand in the Spotlight

Shangri-La Chiang Mai 2 Ball Golf Championship Puts Northern Thailand in the Spotlight

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 23 May 2018 — The Shangri-La Chiang Mai 2 Ball Golf Championship is a must play event for golfers wanting the best of everything. Golfers will experience Thailand’s rich culture, tantalising food, luxury spas and generous hospitality. Chiang Mai’s mountainous terrain and valleys has enabled renowned golf course designers to build breathtakingly beautiful golf resorts. Just as impressive as the courses is the pampering you get from the knowledgeable and well-trained caddies. The Shangri-La Chiang Mai Golf Championship is a …

New Events Have Golfers Teeing Off in Thailand

New Events Have Golfers Teeing Off in Thailand

Golfasian and Go Golfing, arguably the two biggest golf tour operators in the Asia Pacific region, today announced they will expand their event portfolio to six annual tournaments in Thailand and Vietnam. These events will attract more than 1,700 golfers for an average stay of 10 nights. Now, that’s big business in the world of golf tourism. These industry trendsetters are breaking new ground with the launch of a Golf Week exclusively for singles and solo travellers in Pattaya in …

A New, Fun & Intimate Golf Week For Golfers

A New, Fun & Intimate Golf Week For Golfers

Hua Hin, Thailand, 2 April 2018 — Hua Hin, Thailand’s best golf destination, is to host a new and exciting golf week for club golfers aged 35 and over. Following on from the success of the Centara World Masters Golf Championship which will be celebrating its 5th successful year in 2018, tournament organisers Go Golfing and Golfasian have combined to bring a second Amateur Golf Tournament to the region – The Amari Hua Hin Golf Week, October 21 -27 2018. Go Golfing’s, managing director, Peter …

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Singles Golf Week – It’s New, Fun & Coming Soon to Pattaya!

Pattaya, Thailand 21 February 2018 — Thailand’s famed holiday playground of Pattaya will host a week of golf, fun and entertainment for singles from 16 to 22 September 2018. Open to all singles, you don’t have to be off single figures, you just have to be single! Australian based Go Golfing started hosting golfing get-togethers for singles more than 10 years ago. Founder, Peter McCarthy, arranged the events as an alternative to online dating or trying your luck in clubs …

Golfasian Bags Triple Whammy of Honors At World Golf Awards

Golfasian Bags Triple Whammy of Honors At World Golf Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand (November 26, 2017) — GOLFASIAN has continued its hot streak at the World Golf Awards, picking up top honors in three categories at the 2017 event. The company, Asia’s largest golf tour operator, was one of the big winners at the gala ceremony, held this year at the La Manga Club in southern Spain. Golfasian was named Best Inbound Golf Tour Operator 2017 for Vietnam and Thailand, titles it has held now for four consecutive years. The operator …

Rakuten and Golfasian to Strengthen Collaboration in the Golf & Travel Sectors

Rakuten and Golfasian to Strengthen Collaboration in the Golf & Travel Sectors

Tokyo & Bangkok, November 16, 2017– Rakuten, Inc. and Golfasian Co., Ltd. today announced that the two companies have reached an agreement to strengthen existing collaborations in the golf and travel sectors. Based on this agreement, both companies will work to increase referrals of tourists traveling between Thailand and Japan to play golf, and expand their services by harnessing both companies’ knowledge and expertise in the golf and travel sectors. As part of the collaboration agreement, Rakuten GORA customers will be able to make …

2018 Centara World Masters - Entries Now Open!

2018 Centara World Masters – Entries Now Open!

Hua Hin, Thailand, 4 September 2017 — Registrations are officially open for Thailand’s Most Enjoyed Week of Golf! Even though the event was recently launched on 1st of September the event has seen a record number of entries in comparison to previous years. Golfers were quick to rate the fourth annual Centara World Masters Golf Championship hosted in Hua Hin as the best-organised event ever so it came as no surprise to tournament organisers the moment entries started sweeping in. …

AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters - The Biggest Ever

AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters – The Biggest Ever

Danang, Vietnam 14 August 2017 — The third annual AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship welcomes over 160 participants to Danang in Central Vietnam from 13 to 19 August 2017. This year’s tournament is the biggest ever and will bring together golfers and non-playing partners for the ultimate event and Vietnam golf holiday experience. The event is open to male and female golfers aged 35 plus and competition is played in divisions based on age and golf handicap. The event is supported …

TAT Los Angeles Famtrip Participants at Thai Country Club in Bangkok.

Thailand – The World’s Best Golf Destination?

Boasting over 250 golf courses, the Kingdom of Thailand is hands down a primetime destination for golf enthusiasts looking to spend a nice vacation in South-East Asia. The Tourism Authority of Thailand hosted the Thailand Golf Travel Mart in 2017 at Khao Yai National Park which marked its importance as a top destination. Khao Yai is situated hardly two hours north of Bangkok in the Nakhon Ratchasima Province. Tour operators such as Golfasian that specialize in fully organized golfing holiday …

Sneak Peak of Golf’s Newest & Best Travel Website

Sneak Peak of Golf’s Newest & Best Travel Website

Bangkok, Thailand, 6 June 2017 — Golfasian, Asia’s largest & most popular inbound golf tour operator has launched a brand new website (https://www.golfasian.com/) to enhance global golf traveler’s online experience. “Over 50% of our website visitors are using either a mobile phone or tablet, making it an absolutely necessity to have a fully mobile responsive website that is informative, appealing and fast-loading at the same time,” said Pascal Orczech, Golfasian’s Director of Business Development. “With offerings in over 75 destinations …

Golfasian Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Golfasian Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Bangkok, Thailand, 8 May 2017 — GOLFASIAN, the largest and most successful dedicated inbound golf tourism operator in Southeast Asia, marks two decades of triumph as it celebrates its 20th anniversary this April. Launched in 1997 as an adjunct to a golf guide to Thailand, the company has expanded remarkably since its humble beginnings. Since those early days, the company has established itself as one of Asia’s major golfing success stories. In addition to organizing golf events and bespoke itineraries in the region …

Siam Country Club Plantation Course in Pattaya

Thailand’s Biggest Golf Destination Now Directly Serviced by Asia’s Largest Golf Tour Operator

Pattaya, Thailand 17 January 2017 – Golfasian (Golfasian Co., Ltd.), Asia’s leading golf tour operator recently acquired Pattaya based Solar Golf (Firhill Co. Ltd). In an effort to strengthen its UK market share and to expand its operational excellence in Pattaya, Golfasian (www.golfasian.com) has recently acquired Solar Golf. From the sleepy fishing village and R&R center of American GI’s during Vietnam War in the 1970s to the largest concentration of golf courses in one destination in Asia today, Pattaya has …

Mark Siegel receiving the Asia Pacific Golf Tourism Pioneer Award at the 2016 Asian Golf Awards

Golfasian Records A Rare Double Albatross

BANGKOK, Thailand (November 13, 2016) — Hua Hin, Thailand; Algarve, Portugal Golfasian, Asia’s largest golf tour operator handling over 12,500 golfers annually has been awarded the Asia Pacific Golf Tourism Pioneer, Thailand’s Best Golf Tour Operator & Vietnam’s Best Golf Tour Operator. Asian Golf Awards In recognition of providing golfers the best golf travel experience in the industry and nothing less, Golfasian has been singled out by the Asia Pacific Golf Group as a pioneer in golf tourism at the …

Golf Tourism in Thailand Back on Course Already

Golf Tourism in Thailand Back on Course Already

Kingdom quick to recover (again) from latest seemingly unplayable lie HUA HIN, Thailand (Sept. 1, 2016) – Brussels. Istanbul. Nice. Hua Hin. Barely a month goes by these days when some part of the world or another doesn’t suffer a blow by extremists bent on this or that. The travel warnings sound. Governments issue statements. And no one knows quite what to do. But when it comes to Thailand, a country that has experienced its share of disruptions over the …