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Published:June 9th, 2012 10:37 EST
Local Hospitality Professionals Invited to Join Jacksonville Chapter of Skål International

Local Hospitality Professionals Invited to Join Jacksonville Chapter of Skål International

By SOP newswire

SkÃ¥l International Jacksonville is hosting a National Congress of more than 70 SkÃ¥l Clubs across America and Canada from August 9-12, 2012.  More than 200 attendees are expected to gather at the Renaissance World Golf Village in St. Augustine. SkÃ¥l International dignitaries from around the globe will be present, including International President Enrique Quesada.


Skal International Jacksonville President Jason Smith, General Manager of the Oceanside Inn and Suites on Jekyll Island, comments, "The members of SkÃ¥l International Jacksonville feel honored to have been selected to host such a distinguished group of tourism professionals here in Northeast Florida.  Our summer event allows us to showcase our assets and promote the upcoming 450th Anniversary Celebration in St. Augustine to executives who promote tourism worldwide."


A few of the activities planned for August Congress include sightseeing & dining in St. Augustine, golf tournament at World Golf Village Slammer & Squire and a Dinner/Dance at the World Golf Hall of Fame.




SkÃ¥l International was founded as an international association in 1934 and is the largest organization of travel and tourism professionals in the world, embracing all sectors of the travel and tourism industry. SkÃ¥l is an ideal platform for Doing Business Among Friends and members are encouraged to network with other members in the 450 locations in 85 countries where SkÃ¥l exists.


Local and regional hospitality professionals are cordially invited to join the Jacksonville chapter and attend the Congress at any time before the August event. (see list below for membership categories).


MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES: (Management in the following)

Hotel & Motel, Aviation, Attractions, Railways, Coach Companies, Travel Agents, Tourist Org`s, Travel Media, Restaurants, Golf Clubs, Spas.



For membership and Congress details contact:


Jason D. Smith, CHA, President SKAL International Jacksonville

(912) 635-4710 




Martha McClintock, Vice President, Region IV SKAL International USA

(904) 280-5151 


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