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Khiri Travel to Promote Golf in Thailand

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Khiri Travel Thailand has announced that it is to start promoting golf itineraries in Thailand, but will only usie courses that try to help the environment and the community.

 The initiative has been made possible by a partnership between Khiri Travel Thailand and Business Golf Thailand (BGT), founded by Professional Golf Association player Karl Hans, a 25-year PGA golf professional who's been based in Thailand for five years.

BGT will handle all aspects of the golf, while Khiri will combine the golf element with creative and personalized travel experiences. Both will ensure that the golf courses used have a proven track record of social and environmental responsibility.

Business Golf Thailand and Graham Read, Khiri's Sustainability and Responsible Tourism Manager, are currently assessing golf courses based on CSR criteria. These include educational and training opportunities for staff, use of local products, energy saving devices, systems to reduce water consumption, measures to protect biodiversity around the course, reduced use of fertilizers and pesticides, and a general commitment to CSR practices and charitable causes.

"We aim to deliver high quality golf tours for caring golfers," said Karl Hans. "The partnership with Khiri will create value-added golf experiences that appeal to leisure, incentive and FIT market segments who believe that tourism, and even golf tourism, can be a force for good."

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