THE Net Group foresees bright prospects for golf tourism. “World class courses, sunny weather, and great hospitality render the UAE as an attractive destination for golfers,” according to David Milican, group general manager of Net Golf, the specialised golf tourism division under the Net Group.
“Golf will soon be reckoned as a significant aspect of the UAE's tourism sector,” he said. The UAE golf tourism industry has also received a boost from the meetings and incentives industry, for it is being marketed as an attractive incentive for multinational companies and incentive groups coming here from Europe, UK, and the Far East.
Net Golf has a variety of packages for Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah.
Winter golf packages in either destination are available from October 1 until May 31, 2009. Options vary from five to seven nights’ accommodation on a twin share basis, including daily breakfast in the chosen hotel, with three to five rounds of golf from the guests’ chosen courses.
Added attractions include a desert safari and complimentary transfer to and from the golf courses and return airport transfers. There is also a combination package allowing guests to play golf in both destinations.
A ladies golf and wellness package’ combining golf and deluxe spa treatments is also available. Five nights’ accommodation plus rounds of golf and spa treatments a among the incentives.