The Tourism Authority of Thailand is trying to attract Vietnamese golf tourists to the kingdom and held a meeting in
Mr. Pichai Raktasinha, director of the TAT office in HCMC, told SGGP English Online that he is observing rapid growth in golf in
Both Vietnamese and expats are increasingly playing the game and the number of tournaments being organized in the beautiful courses in Ha Noi, HCMC, Da Lat, and Phan Thiet has increased, he said.
TAT now hopes to attract some of these golfers.
Golf made a start in
professional events every year, like the Asian Golf Tournament and the Royal Trophy between Asia and
During these events,
Since golf tourists are generally wealthy, they spend more money than normal tourists, he pointed out.