Benefits of being a Skal Member

Skål is the only international organization whose members are active in all sectors of the tourism industry.  These professionals gather at local, national and international levels in an atmosphere of friendship to network and talk about topics of mutual interest.

 The Benefits of Skål Membership

·         Contacts for new business - 16678 tourism related companies from 399 Clubs and 87 countries to choose from.      

        Networking - 16678 tourism professionals worldwide with whom to make contact.

 Moving to a new area? - use Skål to meet other tourism professionals.

 Travelling - many opportunities to attend Regional, National & International meetings offering special travel arrangements.

 Monthly Meetings - provide an opportunity to meet and interact with local and  international colleagues and to entertain business associates.

 Florimond Volckaert Fund - The fund was set up in 1954, in the name of the acknowledged founder of Skål, to provide assistance to Skålleagues and their immediate families who are in serious need of assistance. For more info refer to the fund info on the site

·         Skål News - a quarterly electronic magazine with articles of an International nature.

       Newsletters - monthly club news and topics of interest in your area.

 Access to the Skål database. Worldwide membership directory with approximately 16678 contacts at your fingertips (available with membership password only)

 Free website ( linkage worldwide through Skål International. Redefining your business as "globally" linked.

·         Free Cape Town Club website (  - with all paid up members getting a free basic listing and access to the secure website. This is a shop window for all potential customers.

·         Cape Town Club website upgrade facilities - are available, at a cost, for those who wish to expand their business profile at three levels Partner, Gold and Platinum.

·         Young Skål – gives young professionals the opportunity to meet prospective employers, work together with the executives in the Tourism Industry and to learn and get support and guidance from them.

·         The Skål International Membership card -  entitles members to benefits provided by other Skål members. These benefits are on the Skål International website and are constantly updated.

·         Sole global organisation bringing together all the facets of Travel & Tourism.