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2022: International Golf Travel Market schedule in Rome Italy

Posted by TRAVEL TOP COUNTRY MAG MEDIA on October 25 2021, 09:43am

Categories: #Tiger wood, #golf, #IGMT

Image Tiger Wood par David Mark de Pixabay

Image Tiger Wood par David Mark de Pixabay

Enit, and the city of Rome welcome  both the next international appointment of the International Golf Travel Market in 2022 and in view of the Ryder Cup 2023.
It is a good news that the italian organizers never thought. The National Tourism of Italy, the Italian Federation Golf, Lazum Region , Convention Bureau Rome-Lazio and Fiera di Roma together expressed strongly its desire to welcome the arrival of this event. It happened.
As most amateurs know, this year, the event was at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport (Wales, UK) where the National Tourism Agency has put in contact 180 buyers with hundreds of Sellers and local authorities.

The pandemic has changed the way of thinking of the tourist who is looking for experiences related to territorial experience and deep experiences in contact with nature. IGTM in Rome is an unmissable opportunity. Golf tourism is a competitive sector that contributes to Italy’s positioning in the international tourism landscape. The event has already shown that it contributes to increasing the tourism GDP of the host countries. It is set to grow by $5.36 billion over the 2020-2024 period, post COVID-19,said President Enit Giorgio Palmucci.

Golf is a sport very popular in European Mediterranean countries

According to the statistics of the European Golf Association (EGA), there are about 1400 golf facilities in the European Mediterranean countries, of which 170 are on the coast, 73 in Spain, 33 in Portugal, 25 in Italy, 19 in France, 12 in Turkey. In Italy, there are 90,229 golfers on 386 golf courses (including 140 at least 18 holes). 104 Golf Club are defined by the FIG (Italian Golf Federation) with tourist vocation.

Golf reaches the 5th rank among the sports marketed on the markets of the international intermediation of tourism to Italy (14.4%) after cycling (36.1%), skiing (25.8%), trekking (24.7%) and football. There are 1.8 million presences related to golf tourism, (3.9 million presences considering who has stayed in Italy for other reasons but has practiced golf during the holiday). For most sports are more active in holidays in Italy, foreigners spend more between February and April, 35.3% of the total. The total expenditure finds its peak in the summer months: about 38.0% between July and September.

Outdoor tourism is mainly carried out by men : 45% of the total number of male respondents as opposed to 40% of the total number of women), in the age group between 35 and 64 : 53% and in a fairly uniform manner among residents of different Italian regions, resident in medium-large centers.

In the last survey on the holidays of Italians (realized by ENIT between 24 and 30 August) through about 4 thousand interviews to the population.The holiday 2020 sought after post lock-down has seen prevail the desire to sea : 60%. Our holidaymakers look for other experiences from the holiday, including those related to sports (6%) or cycling (1%).


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