Skål Benefits

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 talk about topics of mutual interest.

The word Skål comes from Scandinavia and has a long tradition. The “Skål“, a bowl with a welcome drink, was offered to visitors when they entered the home. One would say “Skål” as a sign of friendship.


Sundhet (Good Health²)


Kärlek (Friendship)


Alder (Long Life³)


Lycka (Happiness¹)

  • Contacts for new business

    16678 tourism related companies to ch399 clubs from 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.

  • Travelling Support

    Having problems in another country, contact the Skål Club in that area and your fellow Skålleagues in that country can/ will help.

  • Travel Industry Services (TIS)

    Now open to all Skål members. All you have to do is register on using your Skål membership number as your password and then click on Skål Member in the ‘affiliate block’ below.

  • Monthly networking

    Provides an opportunity to meet and interact with local and international colleagues and to entertain business associates.

  • Skål International News

    A quarterly electronic magazine with articles of an International nature.

  • Access to the Skål database

    Worldwide membership directory with approximately 16500+ 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 listing and access to the website. Use the website as a networking tool and contact those Skålleagues you believe you can do business with.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.