To establish itself as a golf destination in India, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) New Office in association with partners such as SLW, South Asian Fellowship of Golfing Rotarians and Indian Golf Travel Association organized a webinar yesterday. The objective of the webinar was to promote the Thai Golf Pass.
“Thai Golf Passport was launched in India to offer Indian golfers a seamless golf experience in Thailand. Indian golfers can be a part of this Amazing reward programs whenever they tee off in Amazing Thailand” said Anil Dev, Managing Director, SLW.
Vachirachai Sirisumpan, Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) New Delhi Office commenting that “Golf is one of the important segments which we focus on and continue to promote Thailand as Indian Golfer’s favourite destination. In fact, destination diversity and vast choices of golf courses throughout the country are key factors attracting the large numbers of visitors coming to play golf in Thailand. I am happy to work closely with SLW to launch “Thai Golf Pass” – Season 5 and would be more excited to see all golfers joining the programme. I would like to take this opportunity and look forward to welcoming all Indian golfers to have first tee off in Amazing Thailand once the situation improves.”
Commenting on the initiative, Chitranjan Bakhshi, Business Head, SLW Golf Holidays, said ‘Thailand is the most popular destination got golfers from India. The Thai Golf Pass, which is supported by TAT, is a brilliant scheme to reward the keen golfers to experience this destination!
During the special address, Rtn Parag Sheth, Founder, South Asian Fellowship of Golfing Rotarians said “SAFGR will be the biggest Golfers Club in South Asia Our members are avid travelers who travel all over the world for Golf. We regularly organize golf events for our members. SAFGR is also organising the world’s largest virtual golf tournament where 5000 participants are expected for eradication of Polio. Thailand is a great destination for them too- discover beaches, shopping, food that add to a great holiday. SAFGR has already planned to make Thailand an Annual golfing destination. We had planned a Golf Retreat in 2021 but could not go due to Covid Pandemic. The event is now planned to be held in Pattaya in March 2022 and hope this to be an annual feature.”
“Our association welcomes this move which is a program unique to India. While hotels and airlines have loyalty programs is a first of its kind where a Country has created such a program. We support all golf tourism initiatives and are sure that this will really encourage golf travel,” added Rajan Sehgal, President, Indian Golf Travel Association (IGTA).
Thailand is the perfect holiday offering something for everyone of diverse interest, every age and every budget.