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SKÅL International USA

Skål International is an UNWTO Affiliate Member since 1984. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. MOU between Skål International and the UNWTO signed on 21 July 2014. Learn More

Upcoming Skål USA Major Events

  • 17 Oct 2018

    79th Skal International Congress on the Beach 2018

    Take advantage of Early Bird Registration! Members who register before January 30, 2018 will receive a 25% discount.

    Contact Julie Dabaly-Scott at juliedabaly@carlsonwagonlit.co.ke for registration and further details, and to take advantage of the discounted Early Bird Registration.

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  • 03 May 2018

    2018 North American Skål Congress

    Skål Isla Mujeres – Puerto Morelos  looks forward to welcoming fellow Skålleagues to the 2018 North American Skål Congress in Playa Mujeres that will take place from Thursday, May 3 to Sunday, May 6, 2018.

    This Congress will provide you with great opportunities for networking while experiencing all that Playa Mujeres and the surrounding areas like Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Cancún, Tulum, Cozumel and all of Riviera Maya have to offer. (Check out this welcome video)

    The theme for this years congress is BREAKING BARRIERS. The name by itself represents not only the coral barrier natural surroundings, but represents the great opportunity we´ll all have to share ideas and business practices with fellow Skålleagues in both formal and informal sessions.


  • 18 Jan 2018

    2018 Skål USA EC Winter Board Meeting

    SKÅL USA EC – 2018 Winter Board Meeting

    Dates: Jan 18-20, 2018

    Hosting Club: SI Raleigh Durham

    January 18          Arrival day, if you are arriving by air you will need to book your flight into the Raleigh Durham Airport. Transportation is on your own.  You might want to rent a car or call Skål  member Fred Platt and Taxi Taxi (919-333-3333) for a pick up. The hotel is approximately 20-30 minutes from the airport.

    6:00 – 7:00PM   Reception at the 10th and Terrace Bar at the Residence Inn.  The ceremonial passing of the Presidential Chain and pinning of Officers will occur.

    7:30PM                 Dinner at Rye Bar and Southern Kitchen restaurant, located in the Marriott City Center directly across the street. Cost is $40 and includes dinner and beverages. Advance reservations are requested.

    January 19          Breakfast is included for guests at the Residence Inn.

    9:00AM                Winter Skål USA Executive Committee meeting will convene in the Residence Inn’s Innovations Meeting rooms on the second floor. The Business meeting will be conducted in the morning.

    Noon                    Lunch will take place at The Overlook Restaurant at the Residence Inn. The cost is $23 per person and advance reservations are requested.

    1:30 – 4:30PM   Afternoon session will be spent training incoming officers and setting goals for 2018.

    6:00PM                 Meet in the 10th and Terrace Bar at the Residence Inn for a drink hosted by the Skål USA President.

    6:30PM                 Depart to a local restaurant for dinner.  Cost is $60 and includes dinner and beverages. Seating is limited so advance reservations are required.  After dinner, all can return to the 10th and Terrace Bar at the Residence Inn for a nightcap.

    January 20          Breakfast is included for guests at the Residence Inn.
    11:00AM              Check out from hotel

    SKÅL USA Clubs who are interested to send observers to this meeting should notify SKÅL USA VP of Admin Burcin Turkkan at burcinturkkan@useh.org and/or SKÅL USA Admin at skalusa@buses.org.

    Click here to download the registration form.

    Please send form to cyndigolden@gmail.com or call Cyndi Golden at (817)
    307-7874 between 9 am and 6 pm ET.

    Special pricing package for Observers:

    Suite Tax single double
    Thursday 18 Guest Suite – King Studio with sleeper sofa  $  139.00  $    18.42  $  157.42  $  157.42
    Reception & Dinner  $    40.00  $    80.00
    Friday 19 Guest Suite – King Studio with sleeper sofa  $  139.00  $    18.42  $  157.42  $  157.42
    Lunch  $    23.00  $    46.00
    Dinner & beverages  $    60.00  $  120.00



     $  437.84  $  560.84

Young Skål: Future Industry Leaders

Skål International cares about young professionals and students in tourism. In 1999, Young Skål was set up with the aim of creating a greater awareness of Skål International by those young people studying for or training in the various sectors of the travel and tourism industry, enabling them to join Skål.

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