The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort Receives Prestigious Designations from 2016 World Golf Awards
The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the World Golf Awards as “Mexico’s Best Golf Hotel” and “Latin America’s Best Golf Hotel” for 2016. Additionally, the resort’s world-class Jack Nicklaus Signature Bahia Golf Course received prestige this year as “Mexico’s Best Golf Course” and “Latin America’s Best Golf Course.” Based on a voting system for golf tourism professionals and consumers, the World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses, and golf destinations.
“We are thrilled to receive this esteemed recognition for our resort’s golf program,” said The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort’s General Manager James Hughes. “Punta de Mita is a golfer’s paradise, and our picturesque Bahia Course offers panoramic views of Banderas Bay and the Puerto Vallarta skyline, making it one of the most unforgettable courses in Mexico.”
Presented annually by the World Travel Awards, which is currently celebrating its 23º anniversary, the World Golf Awards received 1,132,849 total votes this year from 216 countries and territories. Operated on a public voting system, votes are casted by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media professionals – in addition to golf tourism enthusiasts.
About World Golf Awards
World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world class courses, and golf destinations. Golf tourism constitutes a vital segment in the global travel and tourism marketplace. An estimated 60 million golfer visits will take place in 2016 to the 32,000 golf courses and resorts worldwide. The 2016 World Golf Awards will focus on the leading 130 nations who are shaping the future of this dynamic industry. While celebrating and rewarding excellence across golf resorts, courses, and the golfing destinations throughout the world, World Golf Awards strives to ultimately raise the golf tourist customer experience and stimulate both the domestic and international golf tourism market.
The voting works on a first-past-the-post system to ensure impartiality and independence. Votes are submitted online via the World Golf Awards website. The winners of each national category go head-to-head with the winners of the other countries before the unveiling of the World Winners.