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09/03/2016 - “CTO Welcomed Golf Pros from Austria”

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation welcomed to Cyprus Golf Pros and a journalist from Austria during a Golf Fam Trip organized by the golf tour operator Kuoni Golfreisen in an effort to promote Cyprus as a Golf Tourism Destination.

The Golf Fam Trip was supported by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, the four Cyprus golf courses – Aphrodite Hills, Eléa, Minthis Hills and Secret Valley – and Columbia Beach Resort Hotel και Aphrodite Hills.  During their visit, the golfers had the opportunity to play golf as well as enjoy high quality accommodation, the local gastronomy and the Cypriot hospitality.

In order to enrich the golfer’s visit program, the Cyprus Tourism Organisation offered a wine tasting experience during a visit to a local winery.  “Golf & Wine” is a special golf tourism trend and Cyprus has an interesting offer!

The “Kuoni Golfreisen Fam Trip” was an excellent opportunity for the Golf Pros to experience the Cyprus Golf product – especially during the winter, ideal golf holiday season – and promote Cyprus as a Golf Tourism Destination both for Golf Holidays and Golf Training. A Cyprus Golf article will also be published in an Austrian golf magazine.

The golfers expressed excellent comments for the quality of the golf product, the hotels, the hospitality, the professionalism of the golf tourism stakeholders as well as for the island’s sunny winter climate.  Cyprus is a Paradise for Golf Holidays which contribute to the attraction of winter tourism.

As a result of the successful organisation of the “Kuoni Golfreisen Fam Trip”, a ProAm Golf Tournament will be organized in Cyprus in December 2016 and interest was expressed for Golf Pro Holiday bookings for the early winter months of 2017.

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation is confident that the pleasant experience of the Golfers on the island and the publicity in Austria will contribute towards the promotion of Cyprus as an attractive Golf Tourism Destination.

Austria is an important golf tourism market for Cyprus, especially during the winter months, since it has more than 100,000 registered golfers and direct flights all year.

For further information on Golf Tourism, you may contact Maro Kazepi, Tourist Officer A’, Cyprus Tourism Organisation at T. 22.691216 or email:  Maro.Kazepi@visitcyprus.com