Macau, 10 May 2016 – The Skål International – Macau luncheon was hosted at Lai Heen Cantonese Restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Macau on 10 May 2016, attended by more than 30 skalleagues and key influencers from Macau’s tourism and travel industry. Highlights of the luncheon included the presentation from Macau International Airport Co. Ltd., as well as attendance of members of Les Chefs d’Or Macau.

The monthly regular lunch started with a welcome speech by the President of Skål International – Macau, Engr. João Manuel Costa Antunes. He expressed his heartfelt thanks for the generous support and continuous collaborations with Macau skalleagues. Following an introduction of the recent activities within the club, the luncheon continued with a presentation from Mr Eric Fong, Director of Marketing Department of Macau International Airport Co. Ltd., on the latest development trends in Macau International Airport routes

The well-received luncheon featured a feast of gourmet delicacies prepared by the culinary team of Lai Heen Cantonese Restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Macau. The event was concluded with a souvenir presentation to the guest speaker, Mr Eric Fong, and in appreciation to the host hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, represented by General Manager Mr Juan Samso.

“Skål luncheons are the perfect way to stay updated on industry news and emerging trends. Our mission is to work together to achieve our vision through leadership, professionalism and friendship. We maximise networking opportunities and support a responsible tourism industry, in particular for newcomers in town, as well as internationally among the 400 clubs around the world”, said Engr. João Manuel Costa Antunes, President of Skål International – Macau.

About Skål International – Macau

Skål International Macau was one of the first organizations of its kind in Asia. It is a multi-national, non-political, non-racial and non-sectarian club. It has over 50 members from the community. Regular monthly luncheon functions are held, usually on the second Tuesday of the month, in different member hotels, restaurants or selected venues. Guests are welcome and invited by Skål members. Special events, including out-of-the-country visits, are also arranged annually.

About Skål International

Skål 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.

Skål International today has approximately 17,000 members in 400 Clubs across 87 nations. Most activities are held at the local level, moving up through National Committees, under the umbrella of Skål International, headquartered at the General Secretariat in Torremolinos, Spain.

SkalMacau_May_002Eng. João Manuel Costa Antunes, President of Skål International – Macau extends appreciation to May Luncheon host hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, represented by General Manager Mr Juan Samso (left).

For further information, please contact:

Ada Chio ([email protected])
Skål International – Macau
Club Secretariat
Telephone:  +853 6611 1370
Email: [email protected]