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VIETNAM GOLF: Vietnam Eyes Golf Tourism Boost With Shinsegae Group From Korea

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BLUEBELL TOURS VIETNAM: Vietnam aims to boost golf tours in Vietnam with Shinsegae Group from Korea. Mr. Ha Van Sieu, Vice Chairman of The Vietnam National Authority Of Tourism (VNAT) Had A Meeting With Mr. Lee Chang Kun, Vietnam Tourism Ambassador in Korea and representative of Shinsegae group this week on the proposal development project of golf tours in Vietnam.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Lee Chang Kun said, that Vietnam is a country that owns a favorable and diversified tourism resource, a beautiful landscape, many premium golf courses in Vietnam, attractive to Korean tourists. Notably, in recent years, Vietnam has been an attractive destination for golfers around the world. Vietnam has been crowned 7 times as Asia’s best golf destination and world’s best golf destination twice; also, Vietnam has been chosen to be a venue for international professional tournaments.

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In the Vietnam tourism development strategy until 2030, developing infrastructure and building golf tourism products is one of the key directions of Vietnam’s tourism industry. therefore, mr. lee chang kun invites the Korean Shinsegae to develop project building Vietnam to become the best golf destination in Asia.

According to Shinsegae group, in 2022, Korea had 11% of the population playing golf with a size of about usd15.1 billion. Annually, the rate of Korean tourists coming to southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, to play golf is increasingly high. As a result, Shinsegae group wishes to cooperate with a leading partner in the field of golf tourism in Vietnam to invest in the development of golf tourism, building a system of duty-free stores in Vietnam and bringing more tourists to play golf to the country.

Through information and practical research, the Korean Shinsegae group plans to invest in some localities in Vietnam, and then expand. the group hopes that Vietnam will support the development of this project.

Speaking at the meeting, VNAT’S vice chairman ha van sieu highly appreciated the role of tourism ambassador lee Chang Kun and the proposal of Shinsegae group. he affirmed that the development of golf tourism is in line with the development strategy of Vietnam tourism.

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VNAT’S vice chairman Ha Van Sieu stated that VNAT will inform the leader of the ministry of culture, sports and tourism about the proposed project. at the same time, VNAT will introduce Vietnam’s leading golf tourism partners with Shinsegae group in the near future. VNAT’S vice chairman Ha Van Sieu required Shinsegae group to hand in specific strategies, plans, goals with indicators on a number of visitors, and tourist receipts in the last 3 years.

VNAT will promote Vietnam as the world’s best golf destination in the upcoming time and cooperate with Shinsegae group to launch video clips introducing Vietnam’s golf tourism in Korea.


Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing golf markets globally. This is attested to by the numerous accolades won over the years. These include being named the World’s Best Golf Destination 2021 by the World Golf Awards. This is the second year that Vietnam has been honored as such (2019; 2021), after overwhelming votes from the media, golfing experts, and the public. The international association also named the country Asia’s Best Golf Destination for five consecutive years, from 2017-to 2021. This ensures all players will enjoy wonderful golf tours in Vietnam.

According to Adam Calver, Director of Golf at Laguna Lang Co Resort in Danang, “Asia’s top golf destination is not just recovering following the pandemic: it’s getting even better.” In an article in Golf Business News quoted, Calver, says: “Before [the pandemic], I would’ve said that anyone serious about golf travel should be coming to Vietnam at least once in their life. With world-class courses opening all the time, I would revise that to say that you’d need to return every few years to do the place justice.”

There are more than 80 golf courses in Vietnam at the moment. All golf courses in Vietnam are designed by famous golf legends in the world; owning stunning landscapes of nature and countryside. There are so many choices for Vietnam golf from the North to the South of the country.

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In the North, players can find amazing mountains golf courses in Hanoi and some stunning beach golf courses in Vietnam like BRG Ruby Tree, Dragon Golf Links in Hai Phong City or FLC Golf Club in Ha Long Bay.

Meanwhile, there are many amazing beach golf courses in the central Vietnam like Laguna Lang Co Golf Resort, BRG Da nang, Hoiana Shores Golf Club or Montgomerie Links Vietnam, Vinpearl Golf Nha Trang, Nara Binh Tien Golf Resort in Phan Thiet…

Talking about Vietnam golf, this is no matter you are leisure or sport players, all will surely enjoy excellent golf tours in Vietnam at top luxury golf courses in Asia. Besides golfing in Vietnam, the country also owns amazing natural landscapes, gorgeous beaches; rich in history and culture; therefore, players will have great chance to explore Vietnam as well as enjoy the best golf tours in Vietnam.