The Annual General Meeting of SKAL International Bangkok was recently held at the Montien Hotel, Bangkok. During the meeting president Andrew Wood outlined the past 12 months’ activity and reported on the club’s future plans. President Andrew also thanked everyone for their help in arranging the presentation of the SKAL Membre D’Honneur received on behalf of Mrs. Bessie Samargachan for her lifetime devotion to Skal International.
The club, which was founded in 1956, is one of the most active in the region and president Andrew Wood reported a 39 percent increase in Y-O-Y membership, and he thanked all the members for their continued support to the club and promised that the executive committee would work even harder for them in 2009. He also commented on his committment to ensure that SKAL International remains relevant to today’s tourism industry, and through its industry connections at all levels, SKAL International Bangkok will continue to formulate plans and activities that will help unite Thailand’s travel and tourism industry for it’s SKAL members at local, regional, and international levels.
The club recently hosted a very successful joint SKAL/PATA Christmas lunch in December 2008 and a presentation of Bt100,000 was made by Mrs. Corry Bik to the director of Young Skal Thailand Mr. Scott Smith to assist the club and provide help and support to this important and growing group of young tourism professionals.
Skal International Bangkok meets every month on the second Tuesday. For further infomation please contact the Mr. Malai Sakolvipak on the secretariat address or email [email protected] .