SKAL Hyderabad Chapter wins bid


Skal International Hyderabad Chapter wins bid to host Skal World Congress here in at Hyderabad.  In nail biting close contest, Hyderabad got 136 votes and Bangkok 33 to host the  congress.   After many years of hard work, the bid was voted in favour of Hyderabad in a Skal World Congress 2015 which is currently underway in Spain informed Vijay Mohan Raj, Skal Hyderabad Chapter Who’s-who of Tourism world will descend to this conference to be held from October 5th to 8th, 2017 in Indian in Hyderabad informed Vijay who just returned from Spain after successful bidding.  Nearly 3000 delegates from 83 countries from all over the world are expected to take part.

We must thank K.T. Rama Rao, Minister for IT, Govt of Telangana for his moral support in bringing the
Congress to Hyderabad.  It is an another feature in the cap of Hyderabad, all of us must feel proud.We also would like to thank P. Ramulu, former DGP who heads Telangana Tourism as Chairman.  Skal is a professional organisation of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. Its members, the industry’s managers and executives, meet at local, national, regional and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of common interest. Skal has 16,199 members in 382 clubs throught 83 Founded in the year 1934 with its Head Office located in Spain, it has 16893 members from 403 clubs in 89 countries. This global organization consists of members from the Hotels, Airlines, Travel Agents and other areas of the Travel and Tourism Industry.

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It is really prestigious conference to be held first time in India at Hyderabad said Vijay.  Vijay and his team
of SKAL Hyderabad Chapter Office bearers Ravichandran, Ravish G. Daway, Ch. Ravi Kumar, Ganesh Rao
Susarla, Jaikanth Shroff really slogged a lot in last couple of years to bring in the congress.  They worked
double hard after unsuccessful bid last year.

Speaking immediately after returning from Spain Vijay Mohan Raj, a veteran Cricketer, Ranji players said
this winning bid will give a great boost to inbound International Tourism in a country, he said. This event
will also be provide us an opportunity to showcase Hyderabad to the Travel and Tourism professionals of
most International destinations. And added that, we are the premier institutions of Tourism Professionals
and we shall play a leading role in promoting inbound and outbound tourism.