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Golf industry event held at the Algarve in November
The world's largest event dedicated to the golf travel industry, the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), will take place this year in the Algarve, 12-15 November, awaiting some 1500 participants from 50 countries and expecting a record in reaching a turnover.
For four days, the congress center of Tivoli Marina Vilamoura is the point operations of more than 600 golf tourism suppliers, buyers and nearly 350 of 100 journalists from the international press.
By this time, are already confirmed exhibitors from Ireland, Tunisia and Brazil, among many other countries. And this 15. Edition of IGTM, there's even room for some firsts if the giant California Golf Pebble Beach Resorts, who joins so for the first time at the event.
The Algarve this year sees its presence strengthened usual, being the destination host IGTM. Present in a single space, where 50 stands will be represented major companies, incorporated in the Algarve Tourism Association.
In addition to networking, the program of the event includes a golf tournament on the fields of Vale do Lobo, Pestana Vila Sol, Oceanico Victoria and Quinta do Lago on the first day, the traditional party IAGTO in Water Moments, and gala on the evening of 15, Puro Beach at the Tivoli Marina Vilamoura.
The IGTM site is a must for operators of golf but also attracts the attention of enthusiasts of the sport, with the travel industry golf close many deals. The organization, Reed Travel Exhibitions, expect the schedule more meetings between suppliers and buyers.
The event now returns to the Algarve, where they performed in 1999. One of the most prestigious golf destinations in the world, the Algarve receives annually about 300 thousand golfers in their 40 fields already awarded several international prizes and about a million rounds annually.
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