The International Golf Travel Market will be in Rome

Rome will host the IGTM, International Golf Travel Market in 2022, from October 17 to 20 between the pavilions of the Nuova Fiera Roma, the Sheraton Parco de’ Medici Rome hotel and the Cinecittà studios. This is what we learned last night, during the gala evening organized in Newport, Wales, at the end of the IGTM 2021.

An important step that adds to the path to the 2023 Ryder Cup, the most prestigious international golf competition as well as the third most watched sporting event in the world to be held in Guidonia (Rome). The victory of the bid represents a unique opportunity to strengthen the tourist revitalization policies promoted by the Region and the mission entrusted to the city of Rome is the result of joint work, carried out with the coordination of the Rome Convention Bureau and the Lazio and thanks to the contribution of operators led by Fiera Roma and ENIT (National Tourism Agency).

International golf travel market, statements

Valentina Corrado, Advisor for Tourism, Local Authorities, Urban Security, Local Police and Administrative Simplification, present at the ceremony, comments: “After Marrakech and Cardiff, our Region will host the IGTM for 2022.

international scope, shows how ready Lazio is to take on new challenges and how fundamental it is to work in synergy with other realities. Sector fairs represent a valuable opportunity in terms of growth and economic development, an opportunity to promote the potential and particularities of our territory to buyers and the main international players in tourism.

IGTM will be all the more so as in 2023 the eyes of the sports world will be on the Lazio region which will host the 2023 Ryder Cup in Guidonia. Following the nomination, those present expressed great enthusiasm for the victory of our candidacy.

i pride, proof that the eyes of operators in the sector and not only nurture admiration for our territory. The objective will be, through the showcase of Rome, to make Lazio known in its entirety by increasing the stay and the tourist flow within the regional territory, but also to increase the desire to return.

That tourism and sport represent a unique combination is demonstrated by the economic and touristic success of sporting events organized in Rome and Lazio in recent years. For this reason, the presence of golf experts and enthusiasts, and more generally of tour operators and operators in the sector, will be an opportunity to go beyond the restart, as well as a key to highlighting our beauties in order to make tourism in Lazio more competitive. at the International scale”

Willie R. Golden