Algarve, Portugal, 15 November 2014 – Golfasian (www.golfasian.com), Asia’s largest pure play golf tour operator won the “Asia’s Best Golf Tour Operator” award at the inaugural World Golf Awards. Nena Huwae, Golfasian’s European Marketing Manager was presented with the trophy by Steve Rider, the evening’s host and former anchor for the BBC’s golf coverage, at the Conrad Hotel in the Algarve, Portugal.
The world-wide voting process included industry experts, senior executives and professionals from within the golf, travel, and tourism industry. In addition to best golf tour operator, other categories included best golf destination, golf course, and golf resort.
Golfasian’s Managing Director, Mark Siegel commented, “Since starting Golfasian in 1997 we have always strived to deliver both the best possible golfing experience in Asia and outstanding value-for-money. Now, Golfasian owes this award to the 67,000 golfers and 450 worldwide golf tour operators who have entrusted us with their and their clients’ golf travels, respectively. To receive this recognition is very humbling and reinforces our belief for our superordinate goal of providing world class service at industry-leading prices in all of our Asian destinations.”
Michael Patterson, Managing Director of Prestige Golf Tours in Australia, has worked for many years with Golfasian and said; “This award is richly deserved. Golfasian stands out as the quality provider in the region”.
Watch the interview with Nena Huwae at the award ceremony.
A privately-held Bangkok, Thailand based company; Golfasian was established in 1997 and is now the largest pure-play dedicated Asian golf tour operator, handling over 12,000 golfers in 2013. The company packages golf, tours, hotels, and transportation to offer golfers and golf tour operators total golfing solutions with exceptional quality, value and diversity. Golfasian is a member of Golf in a Kingdom – A collection of Thailand’s finest golf courses and hotels, Golf Coast Vietnam, and Bali Golf Paradise.