On the 16th September at the Bear Hotel in Cowbridge, the annual South Wales Business Awards were held.
The awards were once again hosted by one of Welsh television and radio’s most popular presenters - Sara Edwards.
The awards have been developed and launched by WS Marketing and are proudly sponsored by Lloyds TSB Commercial, Centre For Enterprise – University of Glamorgan, Careers Wales, Vale of Glamorgan Council and the Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS) - University of Glamorgan.
Since launch, the awards have been a resounding success. However, 2011 saw all expectations exceeded in both the number and standard of applications.
The Wales Golf Holiday Company has been announced as Retail Business of the year for 2011 at the South Wales Business Awards.
Established in 1991, the early pioneering work on in bound golf tourism started at a time when Ian Woosnam was world number 1 and the US Masters champion. Throughout the 1990’s the company grew slowly and the first web site www.welshgolfingholidays.co.uk was launched in 1999. Since then and particularly from 2007 Wales Golf Holidays has grown exponentially and has now has become the largest golf tour operator in Wales, looking after the golf holiday requirements of over 5000 golfers a year. Now with 17 web sites specialising in golf holidays and breaks to the different regions and areas in Wales, golfers coming into Wales from all over the world spend upwards of £4m in the local economies that they visit.