Tag: World Congress

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:40

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, the leading worldwide organization of ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:40

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to actively encouraging youth engagement ahead of their upcoming congresses. The ... Read More

Madrid and Barcelona beat London and Singapore to world’s ‘Top 5 congress cities’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:30

The city of Madrid climbs to third in the ranking of world congress cities, published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2018. This positioning is reinforced by ... Read More

Skål International and Biosphere Tourism: Taking Sustainable Tourism Awards to the next level

editor editor- April 6, 2019 00:24

a partnership agreement was signed by Skål International and Biosphere Tourism in the frame of the 2019 Skål Sustainable Tourism Awards. The Skål Sustainable Tourism Awards were launched in 2002 ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:36

The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for collective efforts in overcoming current challenges that mountain destinations are facing ... Read More

SKAL India inaugurates second club in Mumbai

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 26, 2019 13:44

Skal International Mumbai South was inaugurated on Friday 22nd February 2019 at the ITC Maratha hotel, Mumbai International Airport. The second club in Mumbai started with 35 members. On this ... Read More

Airbus boosts professional communications at Mobile World Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 16:08

Airbus intensifies its activities to globally cooperate with Mobile Network Operators in order to offer specific group communication products for Transport, Utilities and Industries (TUI). At the Mobile World Congress, ... Read More

World’s largest cruise ship hosts 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 15:28

Skål International, the world’s largest association of hospitality executives, and Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, will host the 2019 Skål 80th Annual International World ... Read More

Seamless Air Alliance: Next generation of inflight connectivity ever closer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 17:08

Next week at Mobile World Congress, the Seamless Air Alliance will reveal progress on its mission towards enabling the next generation of inflight connectivity. This follows a significant start for ... Read More

50 million visitors: Los Angeles celebrates record milestone

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 19:22

Los Angeles reached a historic milestone in 2018, welcoming 50 million visitors for the first time ever and accomplishing the destination’s ambitious tourism goal two years early. The new record ... Read More

Reason to celebrate: Skål International USA

editor editor- December 19, 2018 21:58

SKÅL International USA is currently the largest National Committee within Skål International with 2,000 members and 50 clubs nationwide. And the organization has reason to celebrate. Outgoing Skål International USA ... Read More

Skal International to convene in New York City for first time since 1955

editor editor- January 17, 2013 01:22

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 Read More

Travel and tourism executives to set sail for SKAL World Congress

editor editor- October 17, 2012 00:35

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 Read More

Skal World Congress to feature fine Korean cuisine

editor editor- September 13, 2012 01:24

Seoul will be serving up the very best of traditional Korean and international cuisine as part of the regular Skal “Dine Around” event during next month’s 73rd Skal World Congress. Read More

IPI holds World Congress in Caribbean for first time

editor editor- June 27, 2012 00:56

The Trinidad and Tobago Convention Bureau is pleased to announce that for the first time, the International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress will be held in the Caribbean and only ... Read More

New strategies for snow and mountain tourism

editor editor- March 14, 2012 09:05

The role of new technologies in snow and mountain tourism will be the focus of the 7th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism, held by the UN World Tourism ... Read More

Nepal to host international hoteliers´ meets

editor editor- April 28, 2011 07:25

The International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IHR&A) is holding its next world congress in Kathmandu, Nepal. Read More

UNWTO and principality of Andorra launch 7th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism

editor editor- January 13, 2011 04:33

Snow and mountain tourism experts from around the world will gather at the 7th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism Andorra to pool and acquire knowledge and monitor relevant ... Read More

Skål International World Congress an overwhelming success Down Under

editor editor- October 18, 2010 09:23

Frank Vismeg, president of Skål Toronto North returned from Sydney, Australia, where he attended the Skål International World Congress from October 6-12, 2010. Read More

6th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism

editor editor- April 9, 2010 05:07

Under the title, "Reinventing Snow and Mountain Tourism to Attract New Customers," tourism experts from around the world will analyze the present situation of the snow and mountain tourist segment ... Read More

43rd UFTAA World Congress held in Kathmandu

editor editor- December 11, 2009 02:07

The 43rd World Congress of the United Federation of Travel Agents Associations (UFTAA) took place in Kathmandu, Nepal, in late November this year. Read More

Budapest pulls out all the stops for 70th Skal World Congress

editor editor- November 25, 2009 08:13

A very successful 70th Skål World Congress was held in Budapest, Hungary, from November 1-6, 2009. Read More

New executive committee elected at 70th Skål World Congress

editor editor- November 10, 2009 03:47

The new executive committee of Skål International elected on November 3, 2009 during the 70th Skål World Congress held in the magnificent city of Budapest, Hungary is as follows: Read More

Africa Travel Association announces 2010 World Congress

editor editor- August 8, 2009 03:56

The Honorable Nancy Seedy Njie, The Gambia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, and Edward Bergman, executive director of the Africa Travel Association (ATA), today announced that the Republic of The Read More

Executive Committee elected at 69th Skal World Congress

editor editor- October 17, 2008 02:12

The new Executive Committee of Skål International was elected during the 69th Skål World Congress held in Taipei, Taiwan on October 14, 2008: Hulya Aslantas, President – Skål International Read More

69th Skal World Congress opens in Taipei, Taiwan

editor editor- October 13, 2008 02:41

The 7th Annual Skål International Ecotourism Awards were presented by the president of Skål International, Phillip Sims and vice president, Media and Public Relations, Hulya Aslantas in the presence Read More

Taipei will host 69th Skal World Congress

editor editor- August 13, 2008 01:15

The 69th Skål World Congress will commence in Taipei, Taiwan on October 12, 2007 with a spectacular Get-together party at the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, which includes the Chiang ... Read More