Algarve wins top golf awardBy Alison Hojbjerg • Jan 17th, 2014 • Category: Golf
The Algarve region has been honored with Europe’s golf destination of the Year 2014 prestigious award, voted by more than 500 members of the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO).
The Awards took place on Thursday 14th November 2013 at the Tarragona Placa De Toros (Bull Ring) in Spain at the end of the 2013 International Golf Travel Market. Receiving the award wasthe Algarve tourism CEO, Desidério Silva, who thanked tour operators and golf professionals for promoting the region as a top destination to international markets.
Another accolade placing Portugal firmly on the golfing map included the title of Europe’s Leading Golf destination in the World Travel Awards known as ‘Tourism Oscars’. The Algarve has 40 golf courses representing half of the country’s golfing facilities.