SKÅL is a professional organization of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. The first SKÅL Club was founded in 1932 in Paris by travel managers, following an educational tour of Scandinavia. Then in 1934, the “Association Internationale des SKÅL Clubs” was formed with Florimond Volckaert, considered the “Father of SKÅL”, as its first President.
Headquartered at the General Secretariat in Torremolinos, Spain, today SKÅL International is present in over 80 nations with around 400 clubs and approximately 17,000 members.
SKÅL Vision Statement:Be a trusted voice in travel and tourism.
SKÅL Mission Statement: Through our leadership, professionalism and friendship, work together to achieve our Vision, maximize networking opportunity and support a responsible tourism industry