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- World Golf Awards welcomes Laurent-Perrier as Platinum Partner for 2014 Gala Ceremony
Fri 26 September 2014
World Golf Awards it is delighted to announce it has signed premium champagne brand Laurent-Perrier as a Platinum Partner for its 2014 Gala Ceremony.
A global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, World Golf Awards inaugural showcase will take place at the Conrad Algarve, Portugal, from November 13th-16th.
Providing a flourish of exquisite quality for attendees of the event, Laurent-Perrier will provide refreshment during the presentation of the awards on Saturday, November 15th.
Having established privileged working relationships with the grape growers and cleverly combined innovation and tradition following its foundation in 1812, the brand had grown to reach international acclaim.
Known for its distinctive style of freshness, lightness and elegance, Laurent-Perrier has developed a unique range of champagnes which are today exported to 147 countries worldwide.
Announcing the prestigious partnership, World Golf Awards Managing Director Chris Frost said: “It is with tremendous pleasure I welcome Laurent-Perrier as a Platinum Partner for the inaugural World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony.
“The synergies between rapidly expanding World Golf Awards and Laurent-Perrier are obvious; matching our tireless pursuit of excellence within an established world leader in its field.”
“We are really pleased to be associated to such a prestigious event,” explained Walter Cramer, Regional Export Director, Laurent-Perrier. “The house has a long tradition of golf practice, with the creation of Les Bulles Laurent-Perrier International Tournament.
“There are many common values between these two worlds: the love and respect of nature and open space, passion, and an epicurean vision of life - such as the pleasure given by tasting a glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne, a true 'vin de plaisir'.”
World Golf Awards will see presentations made across a range of categories during a red carpet event, with leading golf tourism destinations competing for titles including Best Golf Resort, Best Golf Course, Best Golf Tour Operator, and Best New Golf Course.
Take a look at the full list of nominees here.The presentation of the awards on the Saturday evening will form the centrepiece of a three-day itinerary for the event, allowing guests to enjoy some of the world-class facilities on offer at the famous Quinta do Lago Resort.
Everything from a chauffeur driven airport pick-up, to a full 18-holes of golf on both the Friday and Saturday, with food and beverages supplied, will be included in the weekend package.
Among the highlights will be a chance to play on the newly renovated Quinta do Lago North Course – a challenge for golfers of all standards set in a natural woodland setting of pine, gorse, heather and wild flowers.
The World Golf Classic Golf Competition will be held on the new North Course Quinta do Lago during the day of the Gala Ceremony, Saturday, November 15th.
Having already generated sustained media interest, Destination Golf Travel is the latest industry leading title to sign up as a partner.
The publication joins International New York Times, Bloomburg Businessweek, andCNBC in partnering with the event.
To find out more head over to the official World Golf Awards website, or email Managing Director Chris Frost to register to participate.
Notes to EditorsAbout World Golf Awards
World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses and golf destinations.
Golf tourism constitutes a vital segment in the global travel and tourism marketplace. The inaugural World Golf Awards will be hosted at Conrad Algarve in Portugal on 15th October 2014.
The worldwide voting process for 2014 begins on 20th June 2014 and closes on 2nd October 2014. Votes will be made by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media professionals. Votes may also be cast by the public (golf tourism consumers). The voting works on a first-past-the-post system to ensure impartiality and independence. Votes are submitted online via the World Golf Awards website. The winners of each national category will go head-to-head with the winners of the other countries before the unveiling of the World Winners.
World Golf Awards is part of World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 21st anniversary as "the Oscars of the travel industry".
Our global media partners include the leading brands: TV5Monde, International Herald Tribune, Newsweek and CNBC. This global media partner network has a monthly readership of 1.7 million and a TV audience reach of 90 million.