Skål International is a professional organization 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.
Founded in 1934, today Skål International has a professional network of almost 13,000 members in approximately 320
clubs in nearly 100 countries.
To be a trusted voice in Travel and Tourism.
Through our leadership, professionalism and friendship work together to enhance our vision, maximize networking opportunities and develop a responsible Tourism industry.
Skål International, 88 years connecting Travel and Tourism professionals all around the world.
Skål International has enduring partnerships and affiliations with several like-minded organizations who are eager to help drive global change and cooperate closely on matters of mutual interest in order to achieve common objectives.
Skål International is an Affiliate Member of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) since 1984.
Daniela Otero, CEO of the organisation, has been Member of the Affiliate Members Board between 2019 and 2021. She is currently, as of December 2021, a member of the World Tourism Organization’s World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE).
WHY BECOME A SKAL INTERNATIONAL MEMBER?
1 – You have access to different talents, expertise and knowledge globally. Doing Business Among Friends through Global Database in the Members Area of the Skål International website.
Be Part of a Global Family.
2 – You are never alone when you travel! Almost 13,000 members in more than 325 clubs in over 100 countries.
3 – Visibility and representation at important trade shows via Skål Booth and/or use as a meeting point with other members or business contacts: ITB, WTM, IMEX, MATKA, TTG in different continents.
4 – Attendance at regular local and national club functions to network with other executives from the Tourism industry locally
5 – Annual Skål International World Congress A great opportunity to network with other members from all around the world, B2B sessions, workshops, seminars and a leisure program.
6 – Online resources. Webinars of great professional value on trends and developments in the Tourism sector, as well as specific training from renowned partners.
7 – A real chance to place your business and Tourism community on the map of Skål International as a global destination of Tourism and Hospitality.
8 – Travel benefits. Discounts, special rates & upgrades offered by Skål International members worldwide. All this from a specific section on our website!
9 – Financial Security in times of need: Florimond Volckaert Fund
10 – Your small investment reaps large
returns. Check out our membership
11 – #SAFETRAVELS STAMP
The WTTC Safe Travels Stamp was created for travelers to recognize destinations and businesses around the world which have adopted the safe travels health and hygiene global standardized protocols. We are at a time when the protection of the traveler is essential for the recovery of the tourism industry. In order to help all our members and their companies, Skål International has adopted the World Travel & Tourism Council´s Safe Travels Stamp and
offers it to all its membership.
Be updated on global Travel and Tourism trends through monthly Skål International e – Newsletters, e – Magazines, website and social media. Digital Platforms available for members to engage further to introduce their business, start partnerships, participate of review webinars with industry leaders, access to discounts by partners, etc.
Sustainable Tourism Awards
Sponsorship Partnership Opportunities
Skål International Online
Academy Resources 40 classifications of all travel and tourism
• HOLIDAY CAMP
• HOTEL ASSOCIATION
• HOTEL CHAINS
• TOURIST APARTMENTS ATTRACTIONS
• GOLF CLUBS
• SPORTS TOURISM SPECIALISED TOURISM SERVICES
• CONGRESS & CONVENTION CENTRE
• MEDICAL (WELLNESS TOURISM)
• PORT AUTHORITY
• PROF. CONGRESS/EVENTS ORGANISERS
• RESERVATIONS SYSTEM
• SUPPLIERS TO TOURISM (GOODS,SERVICES & IT)
• TRAVEL & TOURISM EDUCATION
• TRAVEL BROKERS
• TRAVEL INSURANCE
• TRAVEL MEDIA
• UNACCOMPANIED BAGGAGE AGENTS TRANSPORTATION
• AIRLINE ASSOCIATION
• AUTOCAR AND COACH COMPANY
• CAR HIRE
• CRUISES AND SEA FERRIES
• INLAND WATERWAYS
• RAILWAYS TOURIST AND TRAVEL ORGANISATIONS
• DESTINATION MGMT COMPANY
• HOME BASED TRAVEL AGENT
• INBOUND TOUR OPERATOR
• OUTBOUND TOUR OPERATOR
• TOUR OPERATOR
• TOURIST AUTHORITY
• TOURIST ORGANISATION
• TRAVEL AGENTS
• TRAVEL AGENTS & TOUR OP.ASSOCIATION
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