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Upcoming Events

Skal Launceston Golf Event 18 January 2019 Friday, 18th January 2019

Special event for Skal Launceston Club in January 2019

Skal Launceston Fellowship Lunch + AGM Tuesday 12 Feb 2019 Tuesday, 12th February 2019

The best opportunity to network with travel industry colleagues you will have this month.

Skal Launceston Fellowship Lunch Tuesday 12 March 2019 Tuesday, 12th March 2019

Your best opportunity to network this month

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Skål International Launceston

Skål is a professional organisation 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. Its members, the industry’s managers and executives, meet at local, national, regional and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of common interest.

The first Club was founded in 1932 in Paris by travel managers, following an educational tour of Scandinavia. The idea of international goodwill and friendship grew and, in 1934, the “Association Internationale des Skål Clubs” was formed with Florimond Volckaert as its first President, who is considered the “Father of Skål”.

Skål International today has approximately 15,000 members in 370 Clubs throughout 83 nations. Most activities occur at local level, moving up through National Committees, under the umbrella of Skål International, headquartered at the General Secretariat in Torremolinos, Spain.

Skål International is governed by an Executive Committee of six members, elected by delegates to an annual General Assembly, held during the World Congress, hosted by a different country each year. This allows members first-hand observation of the travel and tourism potential around the world.