Notes from the Editor
Hello Everyone,
 
It is always exciting news when new Skål Clubs are established! Levi Lapland in Finland was activated in May this year with 24 members and the first Club in Zanzibar will soon be activated.

Our 79th World Congress in Mombasa is only 10 weeks away so please register as soon as you can. It is also at this congress that the winners of the prestigious Sustainable Awards will be announced with 62 entries from 31 different countries.
Message from the CEO
China is the first travelling country in the world, sending over 135 million visitors abroad in 2016 and spending 240,000 million euros. This has turned the country into one of the greatest objectives for the tourist industry.

At the same time, China is the fourth most popular tourist destination in the world after Spain, France and the USA, with the government currently trying to increase the number of foreign visitors with visa exemption policies.  
Updates from your Directors
We are featuring Vice President Lavonne Wittmann who gives an update on the progress of Membership Engagement in Africa and the African Union MOU this month.
Save the dates
Skål International Dublin 
To all Skålleagues around the world
Join us to celebrate our 70 th Anniversary on Friday 5 October 2018
Skål Uruguay National Congress
31 August-2 September 2018 
Skål India National Congress
17-19 August 2018
Calcutta, India 
Stockholm & Helsinki B2B Travel Show | 5-6 September 
Meet old and new partners and clients - network with Swedish and Finnish travel trade, corporate buyers, media, bloggers and other VIP´s.
For information on other national congresses and local events, please visit www.skal.org
79th Skål International World Congress
MOMBASA | KENYA
17-21 October 2018
Skål around the World
Skål International Bombay
Skål International Goa
Skål International Ixtapa
Skål International Kampala
Skål International London (Canada)

Skål International Manzanillo-Colima-Costalegre. Twins with Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit
Skål International Nepal
Skål International Oslo
Skål International Paris
Skål International Porto
Skål International Sacramento
Skål International Wellington
New Skål Club
Levi Lapland (Finland)
Congratulations and welcome into the Skål Movement to Skål International Levi Lapland (Finland), officially formed on reactivated on 28 May 2018 with 24 members.
Sustainable Tourism Awards 2018
A total of 62 entries from 31 countries are this year competing to win the Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards.
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News From Our Sponsors & Partners
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