Skål is a professional organisation of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. Skål members, the industry's managers and executives, meet at local, national and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of common interest.
The first club was founded in Paris in 1932 by Travel Trade managers who had been on an educational tour of Scandinavia.
The idea of International goodwill and friendship grew and in 1934 the Association Internationale des Skål Clubs was formed with Florimond Volckaert as its first President who is considered "The Father of Skål".
From that modest beginning, Skål International has approximately 18000 members in more than 525 clubs throughout 87 nations. Most activities occur at local levels, moving up through National committees under the umbrella of Skål International, headquartered at The General Secretariat in Torremolinos, Spain.
Skål International is governed by an Executive committee of seven members, elected by the delegates to the General Assembly, which is held each October/November in conjunction with the Skål International World Congress.
For further information or to enquire how to become a Skål member please contact our National Secretary.
Anne Lamb on firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 434 7023.
Revamped Singita lodge to open this monthSingita will unveil the Singita Ebony Lodge, situated on the Sabi River, this month after its complete redesign. (From : Skal International Cape Town)
Drakensberg roads get facelift
The R74 road between Harrismith and Oliviershoek, the gateway to the Drakensberg, and the Sani Pass road are both undergoing reconstruction by Travel Uodate. (From : Skal International Durban)
Durban through a lens
photographs and their captions at the KwaMuhle Museum at 130 Bram Fischer Road, Durban (From : Skal International Durban)
V&A announces ultra-luxurious hotel
The Silo Hotel will be housed on the uppermost floors of the Grain Silo building - IOL Travel. (From : Skal International Cape Town)
International cruise lines drop Durban from 2016 itineraries
The Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Aurora cruise ships have dropped Durban from their 2016 cruise itineraries and will include calls at Port Elizabeth and Cape Town instead. (From : Skal International Nelson Mandela Bay)
Travelers love Gauteng
Five of the top ten landmark sites in the 2015 Trip Advisor survey are in the Golden Province of Gauteng underlining our standing as a preferred destination for tourism. (From : Skal International Pretoria)
This is what we believe to be true about combining the passion of the prolific wildlife encounters and creating a meal infused with your own wild enthusiasm. (From : Skal International Cape Town)
Tsogo Sun, Generation Earth announce partnership
Tsogo Sun has entered into a new partnership with Generation Earth, a green networking platform with the youth, for the youth and by the youth, that recognises and develops green thinkers. BizCommunity (From : Skal International Cape Town)
Protea Hotels makes dreams come true
Protea Hotels has taken up the challenge to help make these children's dreams come true. (From : Skal International Nelson Mandela Bay)
Sir David Boutique Guesthouse is all refreshed
Following a successful bumper season from October 2014 to April 2015, management of The Sir David Boutique Guesthouse have had some time to repaint, refresh and revive its boutique guesthouse in Bloubergstrand, Cape Town. (From : Skal International Cape Town)
Having The Last Word, again By: Brian Berkman
Increasingly, experienced travellers are opting for inclusive holiday packages in response to not, as the Americans put it, being Nickelled and Dimed. (From : Skal International Cape Town)
Protea Hotel Edward adds more rooms
The venerable art deco doyen of Durbans Golden Mile is adding 30 new rooms (From : Skal International Durban)
South African English is lekker!
South Africans speak English, but that doesn't mean you'll always understand us. (From : Skal International Winelands)
SHOWCASING CRAFTSMANSHIP BRILLIANCE The Watch Works
The Diamond Works, an expert in identifying excellence now showcases timepiece brands of distinction at not only our Duty Free Outlet at O.R. Tambo but now our Windhoek, Namibia Outlet. (From : Skal International Cape Town)
The Richtersveld Route
This route is for the self-sufficient 4x4 driver only (From : Skal International Winelands)
Nieuwoudtville is extremely popular during the wild flower season. (From : Skal International Winelands)