IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) is the global trade organisation for the golf tourism industry. Established in 1997, IAGTO's membership comprises 2542 accredited golf tour operators, golf resorts, hotels, golf courses, receptive operators, airlines, tourist boards, approved media and business partners in 96 countries including, at its core, 659 specialist golf tour operators in 61 countries. It is estimated that IAGTO’s operators control over 85% of golf holiday packages sold worldwide and turnover more than US$2 billion per year.
Currently, 308 of IAGTO’s golf tour operators in 48 countries sell North American golf destinations
IAGTO has unparalleled experience of making golf tourism events work for both suppliers and operators, having first established the International Golf Travel Market back in 1998 and run hundreds of golf tourism conventions, workshops and fam trips in the past years.
IAGTO has a North America Representative working with suppliers, golf tour operators and media in the USA and Canada.