SKAL Luncheon April 2022 Hosted By Tamarind Tree Hotel
This month’s SKAL Luncheon was hosted by Tamarind Tree Hotel Nairobi on Wednesday 6th April 2022. The luncheon began with the Skål toast by Tamarind Tree Hotel General Manager John Musau which was followed by a few words from Skål President Zipporah Njiri and the Induction of New Members.
In attendance was The Rwanda Association of Travel Agencies (RATA) board and the Kenya Association Travel Agencies (KATA) board.
Julie Dably Scott President ISC spoke on sustainable awards followed by a speech by Mrs. Louise Uwizeye the chairperson of RATA. Maureen Ogola was recognised as being elected to the new International Skål Councillor for Kenya
John Musau went on to introduce the Tamarind Tree Hotel team and what the 5 star property had to offer to both its leisure and business clients in regards to accommodation, conferences and restaurants. Guests got an opportunity to tour the hotel facilities at their pleasure time. One of the highlights of any Tamarind hosted Skål event is a joke told by Martin Dunford the chairman of the Tamarind Group and this time again he did not disappoint the guest.
Skalleagues Members and guests were treated to cocktails from 12noon and thereafter to an amazing culinary experience of a widespread Non-Veg and Vegetarian menu that included Pre-Starter, Starters, BBQ Corner, Mains and Desserts.
Members turned up in good numbers at this monthly luncheon for networking. Lucky winners of the raffle took away great exciting prizes from the host that included Tamarind Tree Accommodation, Sunday Brunch, Tamarind Dhow, Carnivore, Tamambo Karen Blixen and Roast by Carnivore as well as sponsors prizes from Jacaranda Hotels, Renegade Air, Emara Ole Sereni, Eka Hotel, Samaki Samaki, Tribe Hotel and Kenya Wine Agencies Ltd (KWAL). Cocktail and Wine sponsors included Kenya Breweries Ltd and De Vires Africa Ventures.
Photos courtesy Tamarind Tree Hotel
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TRAVEL & TOURISM PROFESSIONALS KENYA CHAPTER
We are the Kenya chapter of a professional organization of tourism leaders, 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. The first Club was founded in 1932 in Paris by travel managers, following an educational tour of Scandinavia. The idea of international goodwill and friendship grew and, in 1934, the “Association Internationale des Skal Clubs” was formed with Florimond Volckaert as its first President, who is considered the “Father of Skal”. In Kenya, the first club was founded in XYZ. Skal International today has approximately 15,000 members in 400 Clubs throughout 80 nations. Most activities occur at the local level, moving up through National Committees, under the umbrella of Skal International, headquartered at the General Secretariat in Torremolinos, Spain. The Kenya chapter boasts of 123 members in Nairobi and 456 members at the Coast. Skal International is governed by an Executive Committee of six members, elected by delegates to an annual General Assembly, held during the World Congress, hosted by a different country each year. This allows members first-hand observation of the travel and tourism potential around the world.
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