Algarve elected best European Golf Destination 2012
Algarve re elected best European Golf Destination 2012
Portugal was once again (2011 and 2012) chosen as the best International golfing destination at the “Travel Agent Choice Awards” in the category Short Breaks & Holidays .
This prestigious distinction was presented at the World Travel Market to the Portuguese Secretary of Tourism Cecilia Meireles. After this distinction the Secretary of State has stated that this awards comes as a “recognition for Portugal´s outstanding golfing, hotel and touristic infra-structures and positions our country as a leading golfing destination.
This is also testifies the excellent work developed by all the services in the Portuguese golf industry and its great contribution to the exports of the country”. The Portuguese Tourism Board took the opportunity to highlight that golf is a key part in the country´s strategic plan and that Portugal has a total of 80 golf courses of international standard.