• 10/4/2015

Tenerife hosts the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the most important golf fair in the world


It will be held from October 5 to 8 at the Magma Arte & Congresos in Costa Adeje and will be attended by more than a thousand delegates, 140 tour operators and several hundred specialized journalists.

The Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, has inaugurated this fair by extolling the tourist potential of Spain as a destination. From his Ministry and more specifically from Turespaña, the promotion and marketing of Golf Tourism is supported.

Spain is among the most prominent countries in terms of golf tourism, occupying the first position in Europe in terms of receiving golf tourists and the second in the world, after the United States, with almost a million tourists. foreigners (986,244) and income of more than 1,269 million euros in 2014.Inauguration of the International Golf Travel Market

Golf is one of the great tourist attractions of the island, since last year it received more than 88,000 tourists to play golf and the average expenditure of this profile is around 35% higher than that of conventional tourists .

This event represents a unique opportunity for Tenerife, which can show all the tour operators, wholesalers, travel agents or reservation portals that attend the event its potential as a destination in which to enjoy a vacation associated with the practice of this sport. The program, in addition to being indisputably linked to golf, will include visits to emblematic places and various activities such as enjoying the island's cuisine or whale watching.