SK�L WORLD CONGRESS MEXICO CITY25-30 OCTOBER 2014 

 

The Sk�l World Congress will be held at the end of this month! 

 

Don't miss the unique opportunity of attending a Sk�l World Congress and enjoy the warmth and hospitality of Mexico and it's people. The Congress hotels are still available, although with limited number of rooms left.


Have you not registered yet? The online registration form is available HERE

 

The List of Participants is available in the Members Area of our web

Full details on the Congress can be found at www.skalmexico2014.com

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT 
 

This is my last message before the Mexico City Congress which will bring my year as President to an end. My Executive Committee and I have worked hard on matters which will modernise our Association so that it will occupy an important place in the world tourism industry. 

 

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Sheraton Maria Isabel - Monday 27 October 2014 

9.00-18.00 hours 

 

The Agenda for the General Assembly which includes the annual reports and accounts, as well as the candidates for election, is available in the Members Area on the Sk�l International website.

 

Please note that no printed copies of the Agenda will be available in Mexico City, so please ensure that the voting delegate of your Club carries a printed copy of the Agenda with him/her.

 

The voting delegate for your Club should also collect the voting cards and ballot papers at the Credentials Desk located in the registration area at the Sheraton Maria Isabel. 
 

Sheraton Maria Isabel - Tuesday 28 October 2014 

9.00-11.00 hours

 

The speakers and the subjects on which they will speak are follows:

 

Yolanda Ruanova, Archeologist: Teotihuacan, the City of Gods

 

Stefan Phang, Sealed Air Corporation: The Dark Side of Tourism and CSR initiatives that counter that side of tourism

 

Araceli Ramos, Mundo Cuervo: The Future of Tourism in Mexico 

B2B WORKSHOP

Sheraton Maria Isabel - Tuesday 28 October 2014 

11.00-13.00 hours 

 

A table free of charge is available per country but please note that needs to be reserved in advance. The free table can be shared by several members. If you wish to have your own table to promote your business, tables are available at US$ 50 each. The B2B online registration form is available HERE.

 

INTERNATIONAL SK�L COUNCIL

The International Sk�l Council will held its annual meeting and elections on Saturday 25 October 2014 in Mexico City.

 

Candidate for President: Bernard Whewell (Australia)

Candidates for Vice President: William Rheaume (Canada) and Kamer Rodoplu (Turkey)

Site for the Mid-Year meeting 2015: Cape Town (South Africa) - Cape Sun 4*, Cape Town (South Africa) - Vineyard 4*, Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), Gerona (Spain), Haarlem (Netherlands), Louisville (U.S.A.), Rome (Italy).   

"CANTO A LA AMISTAD SK�L" HYMN 

"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







 

STATUTES AMENDMENTS

The Sk�l International Executive Committee has decided to make a thorough revision on all the Legal Documents, in order to update and simplify them in accordance with the prevailing needs of our organisation.

 

The necessary amendments to the Statutes have been made and approved by the Executive Committee and are ready to be presented to the General Assembly in Mexico City for the approval. Please click here to download the "Proposed amendments to the Statutes" with the old and proposed new versions of various articles.
 

SK�L MEMBERS INVITED TO ATTEND PATA'S HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME Bangkok | 2-4 December 2014

FLORIMOND VOLCKAERT FUND RAFFLE

The Sk�l World Congress is approaching. This year again we are planning the annual FVF raffle. Participate and win amazing prizes! Read more

 

SK�L AROUND THE WORLD

Sk�l International Roma

Brand Ambassador of buyLazio |  2nd Sk�l Golf Challenge 2014

Sk�l International Chennai

Young Sk�l meeting at Asan College

 

Sk�l International Chiang Mai & North Thailand and Sk�l International Yangon

Twinning ceremony


Sk�l International Bangkok

Hosts hotel GMs panel discussion

Sk�l International Hamilton

 Former President meets with the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Canada

Sk�l International Argentina

Sk�lleagues in Patagonia create a foundation

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 Globals at Work team has developed a brand new concept, totally free for Sk�l members:  www.destinationdeal.com.

 

Destinationdeal.com is an online search engine for deals in worldwide destinations. You can easily list the benefits & deals you currently offer at your hotel, venue or through your (tour) agency.

Travellers and vacationers will now be able to quickly and easily find your business & will be able to book with you directly.


Take a look and join for free to upload your holiday deals and welcome new guests! 


The winners of the eight different categories will be announced during the Opening Ceremony of the 75th Sk�l World Congress in Mexico City on Sunday 26 October 2014.

 


 

 

BECOME A SK�L GREETER

 

Get local knowledge before you travel through your Sk�l contacts. 


 



INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIRS 


WORLD TRAVEL MARKET LONDON | 3-6 NOVEMBER 2014 


 

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

 

 

There are now only few weeks to take up your invitation to World Travel Market - the leading global event for the travel industry, held 3-6 November 2014 at ExCeL, London. By registering now you will receive free access to the event. 

 

 

WORLD TOURISM AWARD 2014

All Sk�lleagues registered at World Travel Market are invited to attend the World Tourism Award Ceremony on Monday 3 November 2014. Read more

EIBTM BARCELONA|18-20 NOVEMBER 2014

Our Sk�lleagues from Barcelona and Gerona will be delighted to welcome all Sk�l members visiting EIBTM 2014 at the SK�L INTERNATIONAL STAND: E10. Sk�lleagues are most welcome to come to the cocktail which will be served every day from 12.30 to 13.00 hours at the stand. 

 

The leading trade exhibition for the meetings & events industry is here... 

We are delighted to bring you news on EIBTM, taking place in Barcelona from 18-20 November 2014! Find out about the impressive 2014 Knowledge Programme, inspiring feature areas and how you could win a trip to Malta! 

 

Themes for EIBTM Knowledge Programme 2014 unveiled

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL BODIES   

ADVERTISE IN E-SK�LNEWS! 


Place a banner with a direct link to your website and make a direct promotion of your business worldwide

 

CONTACT: anamaria.vera@skal.org

 

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Production: Ana Maria Vera, General Secretariat 

Design: Esther Romero, General Secretariat

 

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