Royal Cliff Hotels Group and PEACH to Host The Asia Golf Tourism Convention 2013

 The multi award-winning Royal Cliff Hotels Group and Pattaya’s largest and best convention venue, Pattaya Exhibition And Convention Hall (PEACH) has been selected as the official venue for The Asia Golf Tourism Convention 2013.

The Contract Signing Ceremony for Asia Golf Tourism Convention 2013 of IAGO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) and Pattaya City took place at the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel.

The event was attended by IAGTO’s President and Chief Executive, Mr. Peter Walton, Mayor of Pattaya, Mr. Ittipol Khunpluem, Managing Director of Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Mrs. Panga Vathanakul, Vice President of Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Mr. Vathanai Vathanakul, Executive Director of Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Mr. Vitanart Vathanakul, Mr. Chaiwat Tamthai, Assistant Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT-Pattaya Office), Mr. Puripan Bunnag, Senior Manager-Sales Marketing, Meetings Industry Department, TCEB,  the Management and various media representatives.

IAGTO will bring an international group of owners, managing directors, general managers and product managers from 150 accredited golf tour operators from 40 countries to PEACH’s Grand Halls for a world-class golf event.

IAGTO’s President, Peter Walton commented during an interview “I have always been impressed by the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and its ability to stay fresh, and modern. I have sampled many of the facilities and I can’t wait to return. I look forward to the event at PEACH, a truly remarkable convention hall.” Delegates will be able to enjoy not only the Royal Cliff’s facilities but the hotel’s free shuttle bus downtown enables guests to experience the vibrant and colourful Pattaya! 

Royal Cliff Hotels Group’s Managing Director, Mrs. Panga Vathanakul said “To host the convention will boost Pattaya’s and Royal Cliff’s reputation as an exciting golfing destination.” The Royal Cliff is already steeped in golf and golf related activities. The property’s putting green is an ideal location for some practice rounds and for a full-day outing the Royal Cliff offers the “Royal Golf Package” with accommodations at the 5-star plus Royal Wing Suites & Spa. 

IAGTO is the global trade organization for the golf tourism industry. It is estimated that IAGTO’s operators control over 85% of golf holiday packages sold worldwide and turnover more than €1 billion per year.

Situated on a 64 acre private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group offers the perfect beachfront setting with traditional and modern Thai style furnishing, extraordinary service and the ambiance of absolute luxury. The 64 acre property is home to four award winning 5-star hotels offering a sensory experience defined profoundly by its style, culture and elegance - all presented with the distinctive spirit of the State of Exclusivity and Fascination.

The Royal Cliff Hotels Group offers extensive meeting facilities including 3 ballrooms, a total of 53 meeting rooms as well as the Pattaya Exhibition And Convention Hall (PEACH); a multipurpose convention and exhibition centre and the perfect venue to hold any kind of event. Whether it is a global business exhibition, a popular concert, or luxurious wedding; staff at this multi-purpose ‘one stop convention venue’, are on hand to assist you with your every need. The main hall can be divided into 9 separate sections with a theatre-style seating capacity of up to 8,000 delegates. Comprehensive incentive programs are available with dedicated conference & incentive specialists based at the hotels.

PEACH is the largest and best MICE venue outside of Bangkok. This world class award-winning convention centre is the perfect venue to hold any kind of event, and is able to accommodate up to 8,000 people. Whether it is a global business exhibition, a popular concert, or luxurious wedding; a professional team of MICE experts at this multi-purpose self-sufficient ‘one stop convention venue’, are on hand to assist you with your every need. 

For more information on this event, kindly visit: http://www.iagto.com/Public/TravelIndustry/AsiaConvention12/PostEvent.aspx

For more information on the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and PEACH, please visit: www.royalcliff.com and www.peachthailand.com

 

 Photo Caption:  IAGTO’s President and Chief Executive, Mr. Peter Walton (second from the left) and Mayor of Pattaya, Mr. Ittipol Khunpluem (center) sign the Asia Golf Tourism Convention 2013 (AGTC) Contract at Royal Cliff Grand Hotel. On Mayor’s right is Royal Cliff Hotels Group’s Managing Director, Mrs. Panga Vathanakul, Mr. Puripan Bunnag, Senior Manager-Sales Marketing, Meetings Industry Department, TCEB (first from right) and Mr. Chaiwat Tamthai, Assistant Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT-Pattaya Office) (first from left) 

  

Photo caption: (third from left to third from right)  Executive Director of Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Mr. Vitanart Vathanakul, Mr. Chaiwat Tamthai, Assistant Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT-Pattaya Office), IAGTO’s President and Chief Executive, Mr. Peter Walton, Managing Director of Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Mrs. Panga Vathanakul, Vice President of Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Mr. Vathanai Vathanakul, Mr. Puripan Bunnag, Senior Manager-Sales Marketing, Meetings Industry Department, TCEB.