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  • Singles Golf Week – It’s New, Fun & Coming Soon to Pattaya!
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on February 21, 2018 at 6:51 am

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • Asia’s Best Tournament For Club Golfers Reaches Over 300 Signups!
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on January 25, 2018 at 10:33 am

    Hua Hin, Thailand, 25 January 2018 — The fifth installment of Thailand’s biggest and most enjoyed tournament for club golfers, the Centara World Masters Golf Championship, returns to the popular beach-side resort town on Hua Hin in Thailand from 10 to 16 June 2018. Such is the event’s popularity, more than 300 golfers have signed up for the tournament since registrations opened 3 months ago. Testimony to the events worldwide appeal, golfers from Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, USA, Canada, Great ... Read Mor […]

  • In at the Shallow End! Rule 14-6
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on December 27, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I can’t think of a golf course I’ve played in Bangkok that doesn’t have some kind of water hazard running through it…. In fact there is generally some kind of hazard on every hole! Playing at Panya Indra one scorching hot Sunday afternoon in November our group reached the 537 yard Par 5 third hole on the C Course. It was going to take two cannons to reach the elevated green! A tough drive with OB down the right and ... Read Mor […]

  • Golfasian Bags Triple Whammy of Honors At World Golf Awards
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on November 26, 2017 at 5:50 am

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • Rakuten and Golfasian to Strengthen Collaboration in the Golf & Travel Sectors
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on November 16, 2017 at 7:47 am

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • 2018 Centara World Masters – Entries Now Open!
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on September 4, 2017 at 9:03 am

    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. ... Read Mor […]

  • Contracting Manager for Tour Operator
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on August 21, 2017 at 10:17 am

    Established in 1997, Golfasian has been recognized as the leading dedicated golf tour operator in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Indonesia. We specialize exclusively in golf holiday tours, for both individuals and groups. https://www.golfasian.com Your main responsibilities will be: Negotiate and contract rates, special offers, allocation, release periods, overrides, terms & conditions for hotels and golf courses in Thailand, ensuring the best available rates and availability. Analyze offering of our competitors in order to ensure we have the ... Read Mor […]

  • Japanese Speaking International Sales and Marketing Manager – Bangkok Based
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on August 18, 2017 at 9:15 am

    Your main responsibilities will be: Handle active golf reservations for Japanese golfers Work together with our partner agent in Japan Update the partner agent system with Golfasian’s green-fee rates Market and sell golf tours to Japanese golfers, tour operators, golf clubs, etc. Develop the best possible golf tour offerings for Japanese golfers including preferred hotels, golf courses, caddies, transportation, restaurants, local tours, and non-golf activities Create Japanese language golf & travel content for web site, newsletter, articles, blog, social media, ... Read Mor […]

  • Reservations & Sales Executive – Pattaya Based
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on August 18, 2017 at 8:51 am

    Golfasian, South-East Asia’s leading and fastest growing Golf Travel Company is looking for a sales executive to support our business growth. Responsibilities include: Cooperate with clients to determine their needs and advise them of appropriate destinations, golf courses, accommodations, travel dates, and costs Issue quotations to and close business from interested parties Use promotional techniques and prepare offers to sell golf tour and tee time packages Maintain statistical and financial sales records Meet profit and sales targets Host VIP clients as ... Read Mor […]

  • Golf in Myanmar – Most Authentic Travel
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on August 16, 2017 at 10:18 am

    Republished from Destination Golf Magazine July 2017. Written by Sam Sakocius In a few years they will be here.  The hordes.  While the fact that Angkor Wat and the tiny adjacent town of Siem Reap has more than ten, Five Star hotels and three golf courses is not at all a bad thing, the pre Tomb Raider days of “discovering” the relics of relatively unknown mystic civilizations are long gone from that part of SE Asia. Myanmar, formerly Burma, is ... Read Mor […]

  • AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters – The Biggest Ever
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on August 14, 2017 at 4:25 am

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • Thailand – The World’s Best Golf Destination?
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on August 2, 2017 at 7:03 am

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • 2017 Centara World Masters – The Most Enjoyable Week of Golf!
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on June 20, 2017 at 4:06 am

    Hua Hin, Thailand, 20 June 2017 — Golfers have been quick to rate the fourth annual Centara World Masters Golf Championship hosted in Hua Hin as the best organized event ever. Returning to the tournament for the 4th time, Karen Chenoweth, stated that the tournament organization is brilliant and she will come again for the 5th time next year. At 53 years of age, Karen is a member of Kooyonga Golf Club in Adelaide, South Australia and plays off a ... Read Mor […]

  • World Golfers Arrive in Thailand for 2017 Centara World Masters Championship
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on June 11, 2017 at 3:00 am

    Hua Hin, Thailand, 11 June 2017 — Golfers from every continent have started arriving in Thailand for the fourth running of the Centara World Masters Golf Championship, Asia’s biggest and richest tournament for club golfers. Franking Thailand’s golf tourism appeal, more than 500 visitors from 21 countries will arrive this weekend in Hua Hin for the start of the Championship on 11 June. The tournament has attracted big numbers from Australia, New Zealand, India, Myanmar and UAE. The event’s international ... Read Mor […]

  • Sneak Peak of Golf’s Newest & Best Travel Website
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on June 6, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Bangkok, Thailand, 6 June 2017 — Golfasian, Asia’s largest & most popular inbound golf tour operator has launched a brand new website (https://edge.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 ... Read Mor […]

  • Golf Tourism Headed For Good Times
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on May 18, 2017 at 3:24 am

    One of the key topics to be addressed at the 2017 Asia Pacific Golf Summit will relate to the growth of golf tourism in Southeast Asia and how the region should prepare for the expansion. Golf Tourism is a perfect fit for the Summit’s theme which is NEW DIRECTIONS. This is the theme that will help the golf club industry in the region to understand the full potential of golf tourism and how the region can tap into the opportunities ... Read Mor […]

  • Thailand’s Biggest Golf Destination Now Directly Serviced by Asia’s Largest Golf Tour Operator
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on January 17, 2017 at 2:00 am

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • Golfasian Records A Rare Double Albatross
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on November 13, 2016 at 12:01 am

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • Jakarta, Indonesia – A Personal Destination Review by Paul Tudor
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on November 1, 2016 at 4:31 am

    Golfasian is pleased to announce our newest golf destination, Jakarta, Indonesia. I was lucky enough to be given the task of inspecting and reviewing the hotels and courses and I was pleasantly surprised with the high quality and very affordable golf on offer. Most golfers do not consider Jakarta as a golf holiday destination however it is well worth the trip and should be on every golfers bucket list. There are plenty of flights from most major cities to Jakarta ... Read Mor […]

  • Golf Tourism in Thailand Back on Course Already
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on September 12, 2016 at 3:22 pm

    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 ... Read Mor […]

  • Accor Vietnam World Masters to Bring More Golfers to Danang
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on August 30, 2016 at 4:26 pm

    September 1, 2016 Danang, Vietnam — Back by popular demand, the second annual Accor Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship will return to Danang in Central Vietnam from 4 to 10 September 2016. The 2016 event is attracting over 100 golfers from Australia, China, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam. The Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship brings together golfers and non-playing partners for the ultimate event and golf holiday experience. The event is open to male and female ... Read Mor […]

  • Hanoi – Vietnam’s Great Golf Destination, Full of Surprises
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on June 30, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    Founded in 1010, Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam which is rich in culture, tradition and history. There are many wonderful places to visit such as Ho Chi Minh’s Complex and Mausoleum, the Old Quarter, Temple of Literature, Tran Quoc Pagoda plus many other fantastic pagodas and temples. There are also several wonderful museums with absorbing exhibitions such as Vietnam Ethnology, Army, History or Fine Art Museums. The locals’ daily life is also fantastic to experience and a must ... Read Mor […]

  • 2016 Centara World Masters – The Best Week of My Life
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on June 20, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    Golfers have been quick to rate the third annual Centara World Masters Golf Championship hosted in Hua Hin as the best ever. Playing in the tournament for the first time, Victor Danko from Australia declared it was the best week of his life. At 71 years of age, Victor is a member of Bayview Golf Club in Sydney and plays off a credible handicap of 10. He scored 136 points for the 4 rounds of stableford competition and finished in ... Read Mor […]

  • Golfasian Targets Thai Golfers for Vietnam
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on May 30, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    Danang, Vietnam, 1 June 2016 — Since the launch last May of Bangkok Airways’ direct flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Danang, leading golf tour operator Golfasian has just announced a number of special golf vacations to Vietnam. With four world class golf courses designed by the likes of Faldo, Norman, Montgomerie and Donald, Danang, also known as the Golf Coast Vietnam, has a fabulous coastline, excellent hotels, superb cuisine and the historic Hoi An village to visit. Mark Siegel CEO at ... Read Mor […]

  • Phnom Penh – Golf Destination Review
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on May 2, 2016 at 10:14 am

    Only an hour’s flight from Bangkok, Phnom Penh is not only easy to reach but it also offers a very unusual golf vacation. Currently there are only around seven golf courses in the country, dwarfed by its neighbour Thailand that has over 230 course, but Phnom Penh has four golf courses all close to the city. Cambodia however is recovering from the terrible Pol Pot regime of the 70’s, and although you cannot forget the horrors of this period, there ... Read Mor […]

  • Golf at its Best
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on March 1, 2016 at 11:08 am

    The 10th running of the Honda LPGA Thailand saw forty nine of the World’s top 50 female golfers descend on Siam Country Club’s Old Course competing for a record US$1.6million. Lexi Thompson claimed her seventh LPGA title in impressive fashion at the 2016 Honda LPGA Thailand and shot a final-round 4-under 68 for a six-shot victory over reigning U.S. Women’s Open champion In Gee Chun. With this win, Thompson moves to No. 3 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings ... Read Mor […]

  • World Long Drive Champion Gives Golf Clinics for Amari Pattaya & Hua Hin Amateur Golf Weeks
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on February 25, 2016 at 4:06 pm

    Hua Hin, Thailand, 25 February 2015 — The Amari Pattaya and Amari Hua Hin Golf weeks held in two beach side resorts of Thailand have been an overwhelming success with a sellout in Pattaya, and close to record numbers in Hua Hin this 2016 season. An added bonus for players attending this year is the inclusion of an exhibition by the 2013 World Long Driver Champion, Stephen Kennedy from Australia. Stephen has been competing in the REMAX WORLD LONG DRIVER ... Read Mor […]

  • Enchanting Bali: Recreate The Magic Of Golf On Your Bali Holiday
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on February 4, 2016 at 10:26 am

    Celebrated as one of the most popular tourist destinations hosting millions of visitors from across the globe every year, Bali is the quintessential getaway with its dramatic panoramas, spectacular foothills and immaculate coastal outlooks. Throw in some world-class Bali golf courses for the sport’s enthusiasts and you’ve created the perfect backdrop for a dream vacation. Unleash Your Golfing Dream In A Picturesque Paradise With five first-rate golf courses flanking this magnificent city, your Bali golf holiday is sure to be ... Read Mor […]

  • Third 72-hole Amateur Tournament in Asia
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on January 21, 2016 at 10:26 am

    Bangkok, January 21 — The growing appeal of amateur golf tournaments in Asia has resulted in a third 72-hole, multi-course event – to be held in Pattaya, Thailand in June – being announced by pioneers of the concept, Golfasian and Go Golfing. The new tournament, the Mercure Pattaya Ocean Resort 2-Ball Golf Championship, will be held in the popular Thai resort destination from June 19-25, immediately following Asia’s first and largest amateur golf event, the Centara World Masters in Hua ... Read Mor […]

  • Cambodian Golf: Planning An Extraordinary ‘GolfCation’ in Siem Reap
    by uY$X@zE9!8l2 on January 11, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    A gateway to the Angkor ruins, the resort town of Siem Reap is a cultural jewel with its historical significance and jaw-dropping architectural beauty. Fringed by intricately designed stone structures, delicate carvings and divine temples, this region is a traveller’s haven with its rich fusion of historical brilliance, natural beauty and fine golfing facilities. Sought-After Golf Courses In Cambodia’s Siem Reap For Global Golfers Golf is quickly emerging as a budding sport in Cambodia, so it’s no wonder that world-class ... Read Mor […]