MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT 
 
It is hard to believe we are already nearly half way through the Sk�l year! Time is certainly flying by but I assure you the Executive Committee and I have been ensuring we have positive results on our tasks! It is very important we have action and not talk. We must ensure our organisation moves forward and not only becomes a Trusted Voice in Travel and Tourism, but is also relevant in today's business world. 

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SK�L WORLD CONGRESS

MEXICO CITY

25-30 OCTOBER 2014 

 

  • Online registration here!
  • Registration fees here!
  • Pre & Post-Tours now available here!
Full information on the Congress can be found at
 
SK�L ANNIVERSARY

To mark the 80th Anniversary of the foundation of Sk�l International a Special Celebration will be held in Paris from 11-13 July 2014. Full details will be sent out shortly in a special newsletter.

VENEZUELAN GOVERNMENT URGED TO ASSIST LOCAL TRAVEL AGENTS

Sk�l International requests that the Venezuelan government meet its financial obligations with the airlines that service the country in order to protect the livelihood of over 2,000 travel agencies and up to 60,000 workers

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SK�L AROUND THE WORLD





Travel with the President
New Zealand | Belgium-Luxembourg 





Sk�l International Chiangmai & North Thailand

 

German Sk�l Day in Berlin

 

Sk�l International Goa

Stall at Goa International Tourism Mart

 





Young Sk�l Roma

Rome, the world capital of education of Young Sk�l

 

Sk�l International Kenya Coast

President hands over chain of office

Sk�l International Philadelphia

Scholarship to Temple University

Sk�l International Sweden

Successful stand at TUR Goteborg


 

Celebration by Sk�l International Panama

 

Celebration by Sk�l International Hyderabad 


 

ADVERTISE IN E-SK�LNEWS!

 

Advertising in the E-Sk�lNews is the ideal way to promote and give exposure to your business, country, area, etc. among the approximately 18,000 Sk�l members worldwide and the international trade media. Do not miss this opportunity and advertise now!

E-SK�L NEWS RATES &SIZES

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WORLD TRAVEL MARKET AFRICA 2014

CAPE TOWN (SOUTH AFRICA) 2-3 MAY 2014

Sk�l International will have a stand for the first time at WTM AFRICA. Our Sk�lleagues from Cape Town and South Africa will be delighted to welcome all Sk�l members visiting the fair at the SK�L INTERNATIONAL STAND: M25

IMEX FRANKFURT | GERMANY
20-22 MAY 2014
 
This year again Sk�l International will have a stand at IMEX FRANKFURT where our Sk�lleagues from Frankfurt am Main and Germany will welcome all Sk�lleagues attending at the 
SK�L INTERNATIONAL STAND: G145
 
BREAKFAST
 
The Sk�l/IMEX breakfast will again be held jointly with the German Convention Bureau at the Germany stand on 22 May from 8.30am-10.00am. More information here.
 
 

IMEX in Frankfurt takes trade show value to new heights with personalised support services, guided tours and new hosted buyer groups. A number of innovative new support services and education offerings, plus a rise in new hosted buyer groups and exhibitors will be some of the hallmarks of the IMEX in Frankfurt trade show, opening May 20th at Messe Frankfurt. Read more

 


NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS & INTERNATIONAL BODIES

TOP TEN TRAVEL TRENDS FOR 2014 ANNOUNCED 


THE WOODLANDS (HOUSTON), TX - Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading US-based hospitality management company, announces the "Top Ten Travel Trends for 2014" as observed through a survey of the company's extensive database of professional travel agents. Read more

THE CODE.ORG 

 

Job Description for the Executive Director position in Bangkok 



SK�L/IIPT PEACE TOWN & VILLAGES PROJECT

 

Sk�l International and (International Institute for Peace through Travel) IIPT, each recognizing that tourism can be a vital force in nurturing a peaceful world, have come together as partners for a series of projects, the first and foremost of which is an IIPT/Sk�l Peace Towns and Villages project, with the aim of promoting peace from the village and town on up to the nation state. Read full information














 Editor: Nigel Pilkington, Director PR & Communications

 

Production: Ana Maria Vera, General Secretariat 

Design: Esther Romero, General Secretariat