SK�L WORLD CONGRESS MEXICO CITY25-30 OCTOBER 2014 

 

During your stay in Mexico we will have spectacular events such as:

 

Get-together Party in San Ildefonso, a marvelous 16th Century Colonial College.

A great Mexican Party in a typical restaurant after the Opening Ceremony.

Excursion to the archeological are of Teotihuacan.

Tours: Chapultepec Castle, Anthropological Museum, Historical City Centre.

 

All alcoholic beverages and soft drinks during the Congress events are 

FREE OF CHARGE. 



MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT 
 

The months of June and July have once again been months of intense activity. After a successful Asian Area Congress, I attended the 60th Anniversary celebrations of Sk�l International Northern Ireland in a great atmosphere. 

 

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SK�L HYMN: "CANTO A LA AMISTAD SK�L" 

"Start spreading the news..." that during the Mexico Sk�l World Congress we shall all have the opportunity to sing the "Canto a la Amistad Sk�l" (Song to Sk�l Friendship) composed by our late friend and devoted Sk�lleague Nestor Omar Testa. At the official Opening Ceremony, at the Get-Together, most probably at the Gala Dinner as well and in the evening at the bar. Make sure you learn the lyrics and music before your arrive in Mexico City and let's sing together! We might have a competition for the best rendering!!! 

 

Music
Lyrics Musical score

AGREEMENT BETWEEN UNWTO AND SK�L 

The two largest worldwide tourism associations have signed an agreement to seek out leaders to run the industry in the 21st Century. 

GLOBALS AT WORK BECOMES THE NEW SK�L JOBS BANK

During our 80th anniversary in Paris last weekend, our President Karine Coulanges and Globals at Work founder Caroline Rood toasted on the partnership and on contributing to the industry�s success. 

FREE CONGRESS REGISTRATION 

GET YOUR REGISTRATION FOR THE MEXICO SK�L WORLD CONGRESS FREE! 
 
If you are able to find a company to advertise in the printed version of the Sk�l Magazine
for an amount of
Euros 5,000, then 50% of the amount (Euros 2,500) will be placed on your member's account against the registration fee for the Mexico Sk�l World Congress

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SK�L INTERNATIONAL JOINS THE WORLD IN MOURNING THOSE ABOARD FLIGHT MH17

Sk�l International joins the rest of the world in mourning the loss of 298 passengers and crew on-board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that came down in Eastern Ukraine last Friday local time.

 

SK�L AROUND THE WORLD


Sk�l International Paris 

Sk�l 80 Anniversary celebration

Sk�l International Northern Ireland

60th Anniversary celebration

President Karine Coulanges

Visits the General Secretariat

Sk�l International Yangon

Cocktail at Mekong Tourism Forum

Sk�l International Broome

Dinner and fundraising event

Sk�l International Ciudad de Mexico

Twins with Sk�l International Panama

 


Sk�l International Manzanillo-Colima-Costalegre

Helps local community

Sk�l International Cancun

National Board meeting

Sk�l International Suva

Mark Mahoney wins international award

Sk�l International Roma 

Great success of First Sk�l Golf Challenge  |  Successful Get-together with presentation of "The Divine Comedy"

Sk�l International Colombo

60 Anniversary function

Sk�l International Lima

Twins with Sk�l International Hamilton

 

Send the pictures of your Sk�l events, together with a text to anamaria.vera@skal.org and we shall be pleased to publish these in the e-newsletter. 

 


The evaluation of the 2014 Sk�l Sustainable Tourism Awards is being carried on by a jury panel of three independent experts in sustainability. This year a total of 24 entries have entered the competition in the eight different categories. The judges will finish their evaluation by mid-August and the General Secretariat will then contact all the participants. The name of the winners will be announced during the Opening Ceremony of the 75th Sk�l World Congress in Mexico City on 26 October 2014.

 

The Sustainable Tourism Awards programme is generously sponsored by our partner Diversey/Sealed Air, who will also present a Special Recognition Award to one of the projects entering the competition.

 

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LIST OF PROJECTS 







SK�L AMBASSADOR 
 

The Executive Committee, under the chairmanship of Karine Coulanges, has launched the Sk�l Ambassador concept by which our many talented members with professional experience, expertise, skills and Sk�l spirit could represent the Executive Committee in their region for some special and specific missions. 

 

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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!

 

CONTACT: anamaria.vera@skal.org

 

E-SK�L NEWS RATES & SIZES

INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIRS 

WORLD TRAVEL MARKET LONDON | 3-6 NOVEMBER 2014 


Sk�l International will have a stand at WORLD TRAVEL MARKET 2014. Our Sk�lleagues from London will be delighted to welcome all Sk�l members visiting the fair at the SK�L INTERNATIONAL STAND: EM298.

 

More details will be available shortly.

EIBTM BARCELONA 

18-20 NOVEMBER 2014 

"My Association | My Club"

BRAND NEW INITIATIVE FOR ASSOCIATION PLANNERS  

TRADE NEWS

 

THAILAND IS MOST DEFINITELY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Message to the International Travel Community - Read more

 

THE Y GENERATION, THE NEW FACE OF BUSINESS TRAVEL

During a business trip, young people like to meet new people and explore cities not yet known to them. As they advance in their career, the decision-making power increases in the company and with this a new way of business trip is born to them. Read more














 Editor: Nigel Pilkington, Director PR & Communications

 

Production: Ana Maria Vera, General Secretariat 

Design: Esther Romero, General Secretariat

 

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