Monday, November 4, 2013

Skål Port Vila Hosts Inter-Club Gathering 26th and 27th October 2013

The Skål Club of Port Vila, Vanuatu hosted an Inter-Club Event on the week-end of 26th and 27th October’13 to foster friendships between other nearby Skål Clubs. Skål is a professional organization of tourism leaders from 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 official Skål Inter-Club Dinner Meeting took place on Saturday 26th Oct’13 at the Harbour View Chinese Restaurant hosted by Mei Lee Chan (Melly) and the following day with a Full Day Cruise on the Coongoola Yacht hosted by Owen and Lydia Drew including a beach BBQ lunch on Sunday 27th Oct’13. 

The Skål Port Vila President Ms Christele Frouin-Boudier, along with fellow Skalleagues, welcomed the visiting Skål Clubs of Skål Sunshine Coast, Skål Fiji and Skål Suva. 

Presentations were made to the Skål Sunshine Coast members Lauris Bryant and Allan Dalrymple, pictured, with exchange of Club Banners. A presentation was made by Skål Fiji President, Mr. Davis Voss who was accompanied by Tom Gore and Kathleen Gore.

The presentation made by Skål Suva President, Mr. David Harrison was accompanied by Stuart Gow, Chris Devos, Annemarie Devos and Ryan Devos. 

Skål Port Vila has an annual fundraising effort to ensure that Hospitality Students at VIT have ongoing support from the Hospitality Industry. The 2013 Skål-VIT Fundraising Raffle draw (Vt100, 000 1st prize) will be held on the 30th Nov’13 and tickets are still available for purchase from the Skål Port Vila PR representative Janelle Cole at Traveller’s Budget Motel and Skål President Christele Frouin- Boudier at South Pacific Travel.