When it comes to hospitality, no country comes closer to perfection than Thailand offering something for every one of diverse interest, every age and every budget. From pristine sandy beaches to lush jungles, bustling busy cities to traditional villages, Michelin star menus to roadside noodle stalls, historic Buddhist temples to 21st-century skyscrapers, Thailand is truly amazing!

Amazing Thailand also has Amazing Golf facilities. More than 200 golf courses are ideally located throughout the country, by the sea, by the mountains, by the lakes, inside the cities, even beside the airports. Top-quality courses, reasonable green fees, friendly caddies define the Thai golfing experience. From the beach resorts in the south such as Phuket to the mountainous surroundings in the north or the bustling cities of Bangkok and Pattaya, there are golf courses to suit every preference.

To promote the Amazing Golf Experience, SLW, the leading Golf Management company had launched the first-ever loyalty program for a country in 2017. “Thai Golf Passport was launched in India to offer Indian golfers a seamless golf experience in Thailand. Indian golfers can be a part of this Amazing reward programs whenever they tee off in Amazing Thailand,” said Anil Dev, Managing Director, SLW. “More than 150 quality service providers like Thai Airways, Callaway and a number of Golf Courses, Resorts and hotels have come on board as partners,” he added.

“I would like to congratulate all the partners of Thai Golf Pass, Anil Dev and his team for the success of this project which is in the 3rd edition now. Amazing Thailand, Golf paradise with more than 250 International standard golf courses, professional caddies, warm hospitality, wellness, food and entertainment, we look forward to Indian golfers to be part of this loyalty program and experience services, offers for golfers,” said Isra Stapanaseth, Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi Office.

“Golf has long been the game of corporate and business people who are also avid travellers. Thai Golf Passport creates a membership that shares common values and interests, and at the same time provides an engaging golfing and networking platform for all stake holders-members and sponsors alike. We are excited to partner with this innovative initiative which helps us reach our customers directly,” said Shashank Chaudhary, Sales & Marketing Director, Callaway Golf India.

Commenting on the initiative, Chitranjan Bakhshi, Business Head, Golf Holidays said, “Thailand is the most popular destination got golfers from India. The Thai Golf Pass, which is supported by TAT, is a brilliant scheme to reward the keen golfers to experience this destination!”

Thai Golf Pass also has Thai Airways as Airline partner and speaking on the occasion, Sunil Kumar, Head of Sales said, “Thai Golf Pass is a great initiative and Thai Airways being the national carrier it was natural that we be a part of the initiative, we look forward to a successful Season 3.”

Highlights of the program include:

  • Thai Golf Pass is the first-ever loyalty program for any country
  • A unique initiative by Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi
  • A seamless golf experience exclusive to Thailand
  • Amazing rewards on the redemption of loyalty points
  • User-friendly online program
  • Brings all the suppliers under one platform

The inaugural season of the initiative saw the website launch, two promotional events in India and an event in Bangkok, 83 Loyalty Partners, 2307 membership registrations. A total of 522 Golfers travelled to Thailand under Thai Golf Pass.

In THAI GOLF PASS, SEASON- 3 the activities started from October 2019 with a number of Golfers already experiencing Golf in Amazing Thailand! Season 3 will see a number of roadshows, promotional events at the Delhi Golf Club with 3 events in Thailand. Increase Number of Loyalty Partners to 200 and increase membership’s base to cover 5000 Golfers.