Report on the impact of golf tourism in Alicante

GOLF TOURISM: Analysis to be carried out in Alicante province

PLANS are set to promote golf tourism in Alicante province further.

With more than 20 courses equipped for the needs of any player, the province has become an international reference for golf, and now the Alicante Provincial Council has commissioned a study to the Chamber of Commerce to report on golf tourism. Provincial President, César Sanchez, met with the president of the Chamber of Commerce of Alicante, Jose Enrique Garrigós to address the details of this project that aims to promote golf tourism, and that can be seasonally adjusted to keep visitors arriving throughout the year.

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The president of the Association of Golf Courses of the Costa Blanca. Salvador Lucas also attended the meeting. “This report will allow us to see first hand the economic impact that golf has in our province, a sport that attracts many visitors and that brings in our fields over half a million people a year,” said Sanchez. “This tourist product generates considerable business figures in our economy, which has positive effects on job creation,” he added. The results will be submitted during the first quarter of 2016.


  1. Who likes to play golf in the pollute air of the Costa Blanca? You might not know that they still burn the open every day somewhere around where you play because this ancestral habit has still not been abolished like in other provinces. These gases are toxic according to the scientific study made in the “Comunidad Andaluza”! There they have prohibited the burnings.
    Playing golf should keep you in good health so think twice before you choose where to play in Spain!
    M. Berger


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