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Skål & Travelindex: A Strong Partnership in Travel Trade

Skål & Travelindex: A Strong Partnership in Travel Trade

Torremolinos (Spain) – July 9, 2012 – Skål International has recently signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Travelindex (, the world’s largest travel directory with direct connect contacts, by which Travelindex shall provide various services for the benefit of Skål Members and, by extension, to the global travel trade.
V. Salih Cene, Director Development & Business Affairs Skål International said: “I’m glad we are now partner with Travelindex thus creating a strong partnership within the travel industry. With Travelindex we have a new information distribution channel about Skål International and an avenue for creating exposure to our 20,000 industry professionals while attracting new members, in particular Young Skål Members.”

Once a Skål Member has registered at Travelindex he will have exclusive access to the advance review system of allowing the member to review the 400,000 travel businesses at Travelindex. By contributing expert evaluations and reviews to the first travel website with professional-only reviews, Skål Members will not only earn advertising rewards but help others making an informed choice while providing companies with essential customer insight. Part of the joy of social networking is the sharing of opinion that builds brand loyalty and contributes to the freedom of travel.

Travelindex Founder, Bernard A. Metzger, said: “Since 1934, Skål encourages the strengthening of the travel industry’s professionalism while promoting tourism and friendship. We are very proud to have entered into partnership with such an eminent organization and look forward contributing to Skål’s voice by creating more direct contact opportunities and doing more business among friends.”

About Skål:
Skål, founded 1934, is the largest organization of professionals and tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international association uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. Skål International is a strong voice in the world of Tourism with its members, the industry’s managers and executives who meet at local, national, regional and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of tourism & common interest. They also share in an amicable atmosphere; ideas, opportunities and industry matters, on a personal and business level. Skål with its wide international network provides opportunities of making business among its members and encourages it with the motto “Doing Business Among Friends”. Skål is not a community organization like Rotary or Lions, rather it benefits and develops the professional sector, while assisting the community at large. Skål encourages and creates a network of professionals around the world and promotes seminars & conferences to strengthen the industry’s professionalism. The international friendship and close personal contact of Skål must be experienced to be appreciated.

About Travelindex:
Travelindex is one of the world’s largest online travel information network, with hundreds of location-based travel websites for destinations around the globe. Travelindex connects travel professionals and global travelers with local knowledge and trustworthy travel solutions. Travelindex is; Open, Free and Direct. The Company is committed to connecting travel people by allowing free access to hyper-local, authoritative information while all transactions and bookings are conducted directly without commissions or third-parties. The Travelindex network includes major destinations and verticals like,, and Travelindex helps international tourism partners share and distribute information through new technological tools and resources for the benefit of all stakeholders and travelers. Travelindex is fast becoming a leader in the direct online channel including B2B, B2C and MICE travel relations. – Connecting Travel People

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For further information about Skål or to find the Skål Club nearest to you, visit or contact:
Skål International
Edificio España, Avenida Palma de Mallorca 15 – 1º,
9620 Torremolinos, Spain
Tel: (34-95) 238.9111
Fax: (34-95) 237.0013