Chinese Officials Approve Skal International Chapter



Skål International President Tony Boyle recently met with the Chairman of the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development, Mr. Lu Yong.

The first Skål Club to be established in mainland China has been officially approved by the Chinese government authorities. Skål International Beijing has been formed with both Chinese and non Chinese nationals as individual members.

It is the first tourism, non-government organisation with individual members to be officially sanctioned by the government of the People’s Republic of China.

Skål International was established in 1934 and is a professional organisation of tourism leaders worldwide, promoting global tourism and friendship. Skål International has approximately 18,000 members in 450 Clubs throughout 87 nations. 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 inaugural meeting of Skål International Beijing will be held at the Beijing Asia Hotel in Beijing on Wednesday 15 August, 2012 at 4.00pm.


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