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Golf travel industry has bright future Friday, 27 April 2012 Michael Weston 0 Comments Finca Cortesin, Spain [Getty Images] Print Comment Mail RSS Feed Golf tourism is bouncing back from the economic downturn, a survey by KPMG has revealed. Golf Travel Insights has reported that 60% of golf tour operators experienced an increase in the number of golf breaks booked last year, compared to 38% in 2010. Similarly, just 12% of tour operators reported a decrease in bookings in 2011 compared to 54% the year before. The survey, published by KPMG's Golf Advisory Practice, included the feedback of 90 golf tour operators in 35 countries, the majority of which are based in Europe. Spain and Portugal remained the most popular destinations, while Turkey , Thailand and Vietnam continue to emerge as popular destinations for golf holidays. Despite this, Spain and Portugal saw an average pr...

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