Newsletter 01|2020

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NOTES FROM THE EDITOR

 

A very Happy New Year to you =
all! 

As we have ventured in the new year, we can now officially welcome =
Peter Morrison from Christchurch, New Zealand as our 2020 Sk=C3=A5l =
International World President! I=E2=80=99m sure we can all agree that =
Lavonne Wittmann did an amazing job and we thank her for her service to =
Sk=C3=A5l International.

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MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

 

The beginning of the year brought the Executive Board all =
together in Christchurch, New Zealand. There were days of intense =
and productive work, in which we took stock of the overall situation of =
the organisation and defined many of the short and medium – term =
objectives which will be reflected in the next strategic plan for 2020 – =
2023 on which we are working. =

 

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Sk=C3=A5l International Executive Committee Board Meeting January 2020 =
in Christchurch =

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Sk=C3=A5l International recently held its first 2020 board meeting in =
New Zealand.

The three day meeting of the global Travel and Tourism =
association=E2=80=99s powerful Executive Board which steers the =
association=E2=80=99s future direction and decisions.

Led by incoming President Peter Morrison, during the meeting the board =
tackled a wide range of issues in relation to the management of the =
15,000 strong member association ranging from digitalisation, membership =
growth, marketing, communications and finance, all under the =
2020 Presidential theme of PEOPLE, PROSPERITY, =
PROGRESS.

 

By Andrew J. Wood

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The new Sk=C3=A5l International Platform is now up and running. =

 

Once on the platform you can enter your profile and update your data. =
This will be very useful for you as well as for other members in order =
to get in touch and establish personal and commercial connections and =
start potential new businesses.

 

Check out the guidelines at your disposal and other =
functionalities!

 

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Area and World Congresses

 

 

Latin American Congress – CLACKSK=C3=85L

Guayaquil (Ecuador)

17-21 April 2020

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North American Congress – NASC

Winnipeg (Canada)

30 April – 2 May 2020

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Sk=C3=A5l Asia Area Congress

Phuket (Thailand)

25-28 June 2020

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Sk=C3=A5l International World Congress

Rijeka – Opatija (Croatia)

15-20 October 2020

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Trade Fairs

 

 

ITB Berlin 2020

4-8 March 2020

 

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Invitation to all Sk=C3=A5lleagues to the traditional Sk=C3=A5l ITB =
Get-Together.

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Invitation 50th Anniversary Club Girona =

 

 

Date: 27 February

Time:  18.30 for 19.00

Where: Hotel Costa Brava in Platja d’Aro

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OFFICIAL SUPPORTED EVENTS

 

 

 

 

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10 =
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2020

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WTM Africa Invitation to =
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The =
IMEX Group announces new Talking Point =
‘NATURE’

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The =
Matka Nordic Travel Fair stirred a desire to =
travel

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TRADE UPDATE

 

 

Travel Giants: Rafael Mill=C3=A1n

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Brand USA President & CEO reflects on successes and learnings of =
2019

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Updates on Chinese Digital & Consumer Trends 2020

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Thomas Cook

Talking Travel: Who do we trust

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