Rome will host the IGTM, International Golf Travel Market in 2022, from 17 to 20 October 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, on the occasion of the gala evening held in Newport, Wales, at the end of IGTM 2021. An important stage that is added to the path towards the Ryder Cup 2023, the most prestigious international golf competition as well as the third most followed sporting event in the world to be held in Guidonia (Rome).
The victory of the candidacy represents a unique opportunity to strengthen the tourism revitalization policies promoted by the Region and the assignment given to the city of Rome is the result of a joint work, carried out with the coordination of the Convention Bureau of Rome and Lazio and thanks to the contribution of operators driven by Fiera Roma and ENIT (National Tourism Agency).
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Valentina Corrado, Councilor 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, demonstrates how Lazio is ready to face new challenges and how fundamental it is to work in synergy with other realities. The sector fairs represent a precious opportunity in terms of growth and economic development, an opportunity to promote the potential and peculiarities of our territory to buyers and the main international players in tourism. IGTM will be particularly so given that in 2023 the eyes of the sports world will be focused on the Lazio Region which will host the Ryder Cup 2023 in Guidonia. following the appointment, those present showed great enthusiasm for the victory of our candidacy. i pride, proof of the fact that the eyes of the operators of the sector and not only nourish admiration for our territory. The objective will be, through the Rome showcase, 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 tourist success of the sporting events held in Rome and Lazio in recent years. For this reason the presence of golf experts and enthusiasts, and more generally of tour operators and sector operators, will be an opportunity to go beyond the restart, as well as a key to highlighting our beauties so as to make Lazio tourism more competitive. on an international scale “