Golf Huelva la Luz, present in the main European markets, has shown its offer for next season to tour operators of six nationalities, counting on g
Golf Huelva la Luz, present in the main European markets, has shown its offer for next season to tour operators of six nationalities, counting on good prospects, especially at an international level, after the difficult situation endured by the golf sector, just like the rest of the segments as a result of covid-19, with a 100% loss of golf operations with tour operations for our destination in the 2020/2021 season.
The difficult situation experienced has generated costs/losses not only for this specific segment but for the entire industry that surrounds it; nevertheless, During this exercise, symptoms of recovery begin to appear in terms of the flow of travelers, especially international golfers who travel to this destination, which shows an obvious aspect of helping seasonality.
To help recover these good data in the Destination, from the Provincial Tourism Board of the Huelva Provincial Council and together with the Provincial Association of Golf Courses of Huelva, ambitious work has been carried out to publicize the magnificent offer that it offers destiny so much aimed at the professional sector/specialized tour operator in the main European markets, as well as at the end customermore national, that seeks to complement a vacation destination with a good golf offer.
In this sense, A new edition of the Golf Huelva la Luz International Golf Trophy has been held in the United Kingdom from July 5 to 7, framed in the agreement of special actions subscribed between the Provincial Tourist Board of Huelva and the Public Company for Tourism of Andalusia. Specifically, it has been developed in Liverpool, with the presence of twenty tour operators of six different nationalities (United Kingdom, Holland, Germany, Italy, Denmark and Iceland) who have had the opportunity to hold meetings and commercial relations with the entire Huelva golf offer. who has participated in this event.
It is a direct action of presentation of the Destination of close public-private collaboration to a very specialized segment that offers the possibility of holding meetings during two very favorable days to bring closer commercial agreements for the next golf season, of vital importance for the Huelva destination that is flanked to the east and west by other well-established golf destinations. In fact, this format in which the offer participates jointly with the Destination under a single brand ‘Golf Huelva la Luz’ is highly valued by tour operators, with immediate confirmation of attendance.
Secondly, Last July 2, in Ovideo, the last round of the Huelva la Luz Golf National Circuit was heldspecifically in the Real Club de Golf la Barganiza, more oriented towards the national client, with a successful call and fantastic reception by the participants in it, who showed enormous interest in traveling to our destination.
In fact, as a result of the test there are several groups that have already confirmed a stay in Huelva for the next dates. With this, the 6 tests held throughout the national territory were concluded so that the winners of the different tournaments can compete the final to be held in Huelva in December. This circuit has had nearly a thousand participants among the 6 tests, in addition to the indirect impact among companions who have been able to enjoy the flavors and samples of the tourist and golf offer offered by the province of Huelva.
Figures from previous years show that this is a key sector for tourism in the province of Huelva generating employment, a high level of spending and deseasonalizing element par excellence. The golf occupancy data at the end of last May, taking as a reference occupancy data from the month of September 2021 – the start of the golf tour operation season – was sold among the different courses that make up the Destination’s offer a total of 176,586 green feesthat is, golf games, which means 63,000 at the end of this year green-fees less (-26.42%) with respect to the more than 240,000 departures and some 198,400 tourists linked to the golf segment during the 2019 financial year, a financial year that represented record numbers of visitors.
Although, facing the last semester of the year, optimism is perceived on the part of the sector to be able to reach the volume of departures achieved in 2019, which represents a direct impact for the Destination of just over 32.5 million euros, in addition to generating around 23% of the total overnight stays of the destination altogether the segments.
The good value for money offered by Destino Huelvawith a modern hotel plant, together with its excellent climate throughout the year, excellent gastronomy and a wide range of golf courses, make the Destination a safe bet for the thousands of fans of tourism and golf getaways and who, Thanks to the ‘Golf Huelva la Luz’ brand, it is consolidating as a preferred destination for lovers of this sport.