The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei to Host Asia Pacific Golf Summit and the Royal Trophy Golf Tournament
Premium Golfing Action Features Top Professional Players from Around the World
Dubai, November 20, 2012 – The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei is to be the host venue for two most-awaited golf events of the year; the 2012 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) and the 2012 Royal Trophy inter-continental golf tournament. The three-day 2012 APGS is to be held from December 11 to 13 and the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship is to take place between December 14 and 16.
Speaking about the two golf tournaments, Ms Hafiza Mohamad, PR and Marketing Communications Manager, The Empire Hotel & Country Club, said: “We are honoured that the APGS 2012 is to be held at The Empire Hotel & Country Club and it is with great pleasure that we welcome the players and spectators who are joining us for the event, which is being staged for the first time in Brunei."
Now in its fifth year, APGS 2012 is expected to feature 35 top professional golf players from around the world, including legendary golfer Colin Montgomerie as a celebrity keynote speaker.
"The Empire Hotel & Country Club is renowned for the Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, which is complimented by our exceptional leisure and hospitality facilities. We look forward to offering an exceptional golf experience to the participants of the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy Golf since it brings together the golf masters from Asia and Europe in a unique series of continental team golf matches," added Ms Hafiza.
To attract golf enthusiasts who want to watch Asia’s most significant golf tournament whilst staying at one of Asia's luxurious golf resorts while being only a stone's throw away from all the action, The Empire Hotel & Country Club has introduced three and four-night ‘Royal Trophy Spectator’ Packages. Designed for couples, the golf packages offer guests a choice of premium accommodation and a host of added benefits including tickets to the event, return airport transfers and meals.
Details of The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei ‘Royal Trophy Spectator’ Packages:
Four-Days, Three-Night Room Package
· Round trip airport transfer
· Admission tickets for two-days to Royal Trophy for two persons
· Welcome drinks for two persons
· Daily buffet breakfast at Atrium Café for two persons
· Buffet lunch at Atrium Café for two persons
· Buffet dinner at Atrium Café for two persons
· A ‘Brunei by Night Tour’ for two persons
· Room rates, based on two people sharing are from B$1,530 (approximately USD 1,250) for a Superior Room, B$1,620 (approximately USD 1,324) for an Ocean Room, B$1,770 (approximately USD 1,446) for a Deluxe Room and B$1,875 (approximately USD 1,532) for a Deluxe E-club Room. Rates are inclusive of 10% service charge
Five- Days Four- Nights Room Package
· • Round trip airport transfer
· • Admission tickets for three-days to Royal Trophy for two persons
· • Welcome drinks for two persons
· • Daily buffet breakfast at Atrium Café for two persons
· • Buffet lunch at Atrium Café for two persons
· • Buffet dinner at Atrium Café for two persons
· • A ‘Brunei by Night Tour’ for two persons
o • Room rates, based on two people sharing are from B$1,936 (approximately USD 1,582) for a Superior Room, B$2,056 (approximately USD 1,680) for an Ocean Room, B$2,256 (approximately USD 1,843) for a Deluxe Room and B$2,396 (approximately USD 1,958) for a Deluxe E-club Room. Rates are inclusive of 10% service charge.
The Empire Hotel & Country Club previously hosted the Aberdeen Brunei Masters together with the Asian Tour’s Brunei Open. The luxury resort was voted one of ‘Asia’s Leading Golf Destinations’ at the World Travel Awards and for two consecutive years, was awarded ‘Best Golf Resort in Asia Pacific’ by Asian Golf Monthly in 2010 and 2011.
For further details on the Royal Trophy Spectator Packages at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei, please contact your travel agent or:
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About The Empire Hotel & Country Club
The Empire Hotel and Country Club is situated by the South China Sea. A short trip away from the world’s oldest rainforests in Borneo, and it is truly one of the finest golf, meeting and spa resorts in the Asia Pacific Region. Catering to many royal and state visitors to Brunei, the hotel provides a unique experience in a 180 hectare tropical garden retreat.
The hotel features over 500 spacious rooms including suites and two and three bedroom villas; all with large marble bathrooms, balconies and breathtaking views. The exclusive E-Club with full concierge facilities is available for the most discerning traveller and the hotel has many well equipped meeting and function rooms for a range of events and catered parties.
The Indera Samudra Grand Hall can accommodate up to 1200 persons for formal dinners and up to 2500 for cocktail receptions and features the latest audio visual technology.
The Empire has its own cinema complex featuring the latest movie releases, plus a state of the art theatre for live performances and presentations. Leisure facilities include a lagoon beach and pools, E Kids Club, tennis courts, fully equipped fitness centres, the Empire Spa and a well-established world class Country Club with an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.
The Empire Hotel & Country Club is a member of WORLDHOTELS and has won numerous prestigious honors including:
Best Golf Resort in Asia Pacific by Asian Golf Monthly 2010
1st Runner Up for Best Golf Resort in Asia by Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2009 & 2008