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Thailand Skal visits South Korea

Skal International (SI) National President for Thailand, Mr. Andrew J. Wood, recently visited Seoul and took the opportunity to meet executives of SI Korea.

Skal International Asia elects new president and board

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka - The 42nd Skal Asia Congress was successfully held in Negombo, Sri Lanka from May 30–June 2, 2013 with about 100 international delegates and local members and VIPs, including Mok

IIPT and Skal set goal to dedicate 300 Peace Towns and...

STOWE, Vermont & TORREMOLINOS, Spain – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce the IIPT/Skal Peace Town project, a joint partnering initiative with Skal int

Skal Northern New Jersey networking event at USGA Museum

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Northern New Jersey chapter of Skal International has invited the leaders of travel and tourism in the state to a networking event to be held at the USGA Museu

Skal International President pays tribute to Columbo

President Singh paid tribute to the Skal Club of Columbo, under the presidency of Keethi Jayaweera and his team.

Travel industry groups give major cash boost to local charity

Funds raised jointly by members of Skal International Bangkok and the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Thailand Chapter have been donated to the Good Shepherd Sisters charity, based in Bangkok.

National President of Skal meets with Thailand Director of Bhutan’s Tourism...

BANGKOK, Thailand - Seen recently in Bangkok were Karma Lotey, President of the Association of Bhutan Tour Operators (ABTO) and CEO of Yangphel Travel, visiting friend Andrew Wood, National President

Leading Thailand hotelier receives prestigious Skal award

One of Thailand’s most knowledgeable and experienced hoteliers, Eric Hallin, has been presented with the Malai Sakolviphak Award by the President of Skal International Bangkok.

China in Thailand: Skal President researches the phenomenal growth first hand

SHANGHAI, China - It has taken almost no time, but it was anticipated by many - China has become the number one source market for many Southeast Asian countries including Thailand.

Skal International Koh Samui hosts first Ladders for Leaders workshop

KOH SAMUI, Thailand - The Skal International-Samui club welcomed International Councilor for Skal Thailand, Scott Michael Smith, to the island.

Skal International meets in Bali

The Executive Committee of Skal International along with the Skal International Council met in Bali, Indonesia, earlier this month to discuss both internal and external matters pertaining to the organ

Deadline looms for submissions of SKAL Sustainable Tourism Awards

Skal International Vice President, Karine Coulanges, is pleased to invite project submissions for the 2013 edition of the “Sustainable Development in Tourism” Awards.

Myanmar – letting the dust settle

CHIANG MAI, Thailand - Armin Schoch, formerly of Diethelm Travel and now of Impulse Travel, talked recently as a guest speaker at the March meeting of Skal International Chiang Mai & North Thailand ab

SKAL International executives prepare for World Congress at sea

NEW YORK, New York – More than 1,200 SKAL delegates - who hail from all corners of the globe - will convene aboard an 110,000-ton cruise ship during a 7-day cruise that departs New York’s Manhatta

What is tourism doing about human rights?

Over the past 10 years, the travel and tourism industry has embraced the need to go green, so much so that it is now the norm and not a fad or a unique selling proposition.

Skal Kampala elects new leadership

UGANDA (eTN) - Skal Kampala Chapter 611 last night held the mandatory annual general meeting, and after serving twice as Club President, Kainembabazi Sabiti, has stepped down, making way for Miss Mona

SKAL Pattaya to be relaunched

Skal International Thailand is pleased to announce that it will be celebrating the relaunch of the Pattaya and East Thailand club at a special event to be held at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Pattaya, at 18

SKAL Phuket donates funds to the “Phuket has been good to...

On Saturday, December 8, 2012, Skal Phuket hosted a charity event, FULL MONTY, at the Bliss Beach Club to raise funds for charity.

Skal executives gather in India

The Executive Committee of Skal International, International Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals with 18,000 members worldwide, will meet this week in India under the Presidency of Mr.

Skal International to convene in New York City for first time...

NEW YORK CITY, NY - NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, is pleased to announce that Skal International, the world’s largest professional associ

Skal Bali celebrates 20th anniversary this year

Skal members worldwide will rally to Bali throughout 2013 to join in celebrating Skal Bali’s twentieth anniversary year with the 180 members of Skal Bali, fourth largest Skal club worldwide.

Skal International Chiang Mai and North Thailand prepare for Christmas celebration

Skal Chiang Mai and North Thailand announced their annual Charity Christmas Celebration is to be held at the Four Seasons Chiang Mai on Friday, December 14, 2012 for members and guests.

Message from Skal International Thailand President Andrew J. Wood

THAILAND - It has been a long time since we were able to talk Skal in Pattaya, and I am delighted to announce that we will be re-starting Skal International Pattaya and East Thailand.

Skal Bangkok holds aviation industry panel discussion

THAILAND (eTN) - Skal International Bangkok, part of the travel and tourism industry networking organization which has 19,000 members worldwide, met at the Dusit Thani hotel in Bangkok on Wednesday, N

Award for Skal Chiang Mai President

Skal International Chiang Mai President Annette Kunigagon was presented with a Membership Development Certificate on behalf of her club, by Skal International Thailand President Andrew J.

Travel and tourism executives to set sail for SKAL World Congress

Over 1200 travel and tourism executives from around the world will gather to to do business, explore the city, and enjoy a seven-day Carnival Cruise

Skal prepares for two world-wide travel events

Skal announced that the organization will have a stand at two forthcoming worldwide trade fairs.

73rd edition of Skal World Congress welcomes new officers

Nearly 600 persons attended the 2012 Skal World Congress held in Seoul and Incheon, Korea, from October 2-7.

EU-SWITCH Asia wins an international award for sustainability

EU-SWITCH Asia Greening Sri Lanka Hotels Project was adjudged the winner in the category of Educational Programs & Media at the 11th Skal International “Sustainable Development in Tourism” Awards,