Welcome to SKAL International Goa

SKAL International Goa is Goa's largest travel and tourism industry association, promoting networking, friendship and the development of tomorrow's industry leaders. Founded in 2001, SKAL International Goa forms part of a worldwide organisation active in over 90 countries.

Vision

To be a trusted voice in travel and tourism

Mission

Through leadership, professionalism and friendship work together to achieve our vision, maximize networking opportunities and support a responsible tourism industry

Raison d’ etre

Charity

We strive to succeed in building a stronger and better future for tourism in the state with solutions to common social and environmental challenges through workshops, and eco-friendly initiatives

Responsible tourism

Skal  Club of Goa aims for quality and sustainability when it comes to responsible travel experiences, and is committed to sustainable business practices that help support local communities succeed and thrive 

Opportunities for growth

Our efforts and initiatives to expand responsible tourism and hospitality in Goa pave the way for greater economic opportunity and growth in the state while striving to preserve and celebrate the  culture of the region 

Friendship & Networking

Our growing family of members and volunteers gives us the opportunity to embark on exciting new initiatives and workshop drives, bringing together a community of like-minded people and potential partners

SKAL International Goa Charity

SKAL Club of Goa is known for its enduring focus on a number of charitable pursuits that are directly related to hospitality, travel and tourism. Armed with a progressive vision of finding solutions to common social, environmental, and educational challenges, club members have been a driving force behind a number of significant causes and initiatives in the state.

From kick-starting reforestation drives to beach cleanups, the club continues to play a crucial role in bringing about swift social change for the conservation of nature. Combating the extensive generation of plastic waste sees active efforts being directed towards reduction in the use of plastic by the hospitality industry.

Blood donation camps are also organised regularly as part of the club’s commitment to public health. Activities aimed at raising social awareness include frequent visits to homes for senior citizens⁠ and schools for special children.

With the help of industry events that aim to develop well-rounded and eco-conscious future generations, the club strives to succeed in its mission of supporting responsible tourism and hospitality in Goa.

Events

General Body Meeting at Radisson Blu, Cavelossim – Goa

The GBM conducted on Wednesday 27th January 2021 at Radisson Blu, Cavelossim, Goa.

Christmas Celebrations At Taj SeleQtions – Cidade de Goa

Our annual Christmas extravaganza is a party looked forward to by all Skalleagues, their families and well-wishers for building bonds of friendship, networking and doing business amongst friends. Event was held at Cidade de Goa - IHCL SeleQtions, Dona Paula, Goa on...

Bike Ride Event – 31.10.20 – Spearheaded By Skal International Goa (691)

The signature event this year spearheaded by Skal International Goa was a Bike Ride to herald the Restart of Safe Tourism. Event was held on 31st October 2020 & the riders traversed through from Dona Paula to Baga in North Goa & onwards to Cavelossim in South...

Face Mask Launch

Face Masks were launched on 15th July, 2020 at the Board Meeting conducted on Wednesday at O’ Coqueiro Restaurant, Porvorim.

GBM at Club Mahindra Varca Beach

Skal Club Of Goa held its GBM for the month of February on Wednesday the 19th at the beachside Belcanto at Club Mahindra Varca Beach. The event was a well attended one with about 60 pax in attendance. A presentation on the use of technology in present-day hotels to...

GBM at The Park Baga River

Skal Club Of Goa conducted its GBM on Wednesday 29th January 2020 at The Park Baga River in Arpora, Goa. Two Presentations were offered –a) Hostec – A company that is supplying various items from A to Z to the hotels. They introduced their product range & mode of...

Visit at Paul John Distillery

Skal Goa EC Team and Paul John official visited the Paul John distillery on the 19th January The visit was followed by Skal Goa EC team fellowship lunch at Ciarans Palolem and fellowship dinner at Cafe Del Mar Palolem.

Members celebrate Christmas

Skal Club Of Goa Members celebrated X' Mas with family n friends on Sunday 15th December 2019. It was a gathering of 110 + children that came together to participate in this festive event held at The Fern Kadamba in Goa. The dress code was green & gold for the...

Talk on Prevention of Sexual Harrasment

Ms. Prachi Khandeparkar delivering a talk on POSH ( Prevention Of Sexual Harassment ) of Women at the Workplace at Pride Sun Village, Arpora, Goa.

November GBM at Pride Sun Village

The GBM conducted on Wednesday 27th November 2019 at Pride Sun Village, Arpora, Goa.

Skal International Mysuru club launch

SIAA Board Member Sk. Shekhar Divadkar attended the Skal International Mysuru Club Launch event on 8th Nov.

Skal Goa EC Team at Windmills Bangalore

Skal Goa EC Team At The Final Stopover At Windmills Bangalore.

Skal Goa EC Team Members at Bacardi Weekender Function

Skal Goa EC Team Members at Bacardi Weekender Function on 02nd November. Skal Goa EC Team Members Adventure Activity - Walk to the Waterfall.

Skal Goa EC team at Sohra

Skal Goa EC team at Sohra (Cherapunji) – A Bonding Meet. Skal Goa EC Team Members at Sohra.

Skal Club Of Societies EC Team at Tawang Helipad

Skal Club Of Societies EC Team at Tawang Helipad departing for Guwahati. Guwahati airport. Received by Tourism Department Official. Birthday Celebration of Young Skal Director Goa Sk.Carl Costa in Shillong.

The Skal Goa Team visiting Cultural Festival

The Skal Goa Team visiting Cultural Festival on 30th October.The Skal Goa Team visiting the Buddhist Monastery at Tawang on 30th October.

Skal Club Of Goa Team at Tawang Festival 2019

The Skal Club of Goa Team stopping over at Rifleman Jaswant Singh’s memorial in Tawang en-route from Derang to Tawang on 29th October. Birthday Celebration of Sk. Prashant Korgaonkar on 29th October in Tawang. Skal Club Of Goa Team at Tawang Festival 2019 in Tawang,...

North East Trip

Bringing in birthday of Sk. Prashant Korgaonkar en-route Guwahati to Derang on 28th Oct.

October GBM at Jasminn Hotel

Sk. O Varghese from Trivandrum exchanging the Skal Trivandrum flag with Skal Goa President Sk. Ernest Dias at Skal Club of Goa GBM at Jasminn Hotel in Betalbatim, Goa. Sk. Mughis Khan of Skal Club Of Mumbai South at the Skal Club Goa GBM at Jasminn Hotel in...

At Vibrant Goa

Skal Club Of Goa participated in the Vibrant Goa event held from 17/10 to 19/10 2019. The stall was manned by Skal Club Of Goa Members & there was good interactions with a wide cross section of individuals across industries.

September GBM at BloomSuites

The GBM conducted on Wednesday 25th September 2019 at BloomSuites Calangute, hosted by Sk. Ashrafali Nizari & Sk. Abhay Goel (GM - Bloomsuites).

TECHFEST in Goa

Partnered with ISHRAE in conducting TECHFEST in Goa on 12th September 2019. This was a session on energy utilization leading to savings for the organization and of importance to General Managers, Hotel Engineers & Supervisors.

August GBM at Andores Resort & Spa

The GBM conducted on Tuesday 28th August 2019 at Andores Resort & Spa, Calangute, hosted by Mr. Edgar Afonso.

Signing of MOU of SII

Signing of MOU of SII with Vibrant Goa. Those present National President Sk. Ranjini Nambiar, SI Goa President Sk. Ernest Dias, SI Asian Area Secretary Sk.Shekhar Divadkar & Vibrant Goa officials.

July AGM at Hyatt Centric Candolim

The AGM conducted on Tuesday 24th July 2019 at Hyatt Centric Candolim, hosted by Mr. Rajesh Maliya.

In memory of Wendell Rodricks

Wendell Rodricks - Fashion Designer, Activist, Padmashri awardee ( 2014 ), Mentor to many, participated in an event - Panel Discussion on Goa's Tourism A Realistic Picture organized by Skal Club Of Goa on 9th October 2018.In remembrance of the son of the soil, who...

YOUNG SKAL GOA

YOUNG SKAL 

SKAL’s Youth team is comprised of dedicated youngsters with a spark of brilliance, rendering their skills, talent and hard work to the wellbeing of local communities and the environment.

Our programs challenge, educate and strengthen young people with informative workshops, blood donation drives, and fun team building activities.

Team

Sk. Ernest Dias

President

COO – SITA India

Sk. Reshma Alves

VP 1 & Secretary

Branch Head, Earthern Experiences L.L.P

Sk. Jack Sukhija

VP 2 & Director Membership

Director – Welcome Heritage Panjim Inn

Sk. Shekhar Divadkar

Skal Goa Board Member & Secretary Skal International Asian Area 

Business Head – Hospitality Division – Alcon

Sk. Guitry Velho

Treasurer

AVP & GM – Heritage Village Club

Sk. Mario Sequeira

Skal Goa Board Member, Past President & IC Skal International India

Director – Tonia Estates & Resorts

Sk. Ramnath Quenim

Skal Goa Board Member

MD – Hotel Mandovi

Sk. Vivek Kerkar

Skal Goa Board Member

Marketing Director – SO MY Resorts

Sk. Menino Goes Proenca

Skal Goa Board Member & Immediate Past President

Director Resort – Marinha Dourada

Sk. Charles Bonifacio

Skal Goa Board Member & Past President

Chief Executive – Tristar Travels Go

SK. Prasad Kanoth

Skal Goa Board Member

Hotel Manager – Caravela Beach Resort, Varca Goa

SK. Carl Costa

Director Of Young Skal 

Director – Cosme Costa Hospitality

Sk. Glafy Castellino

Skal Goa Board Member

Director – Blue Ocean Hospitality

Sk. Ashrafali Nizari

Director PR & Communication, Past President

Managing Director – Nizmar Hotels Pvt Ltd

Team – Young Skal Goa

Selena D'souza

President Young Skal Goa

Mitali Keluskar

Secretary Young Skal Goa

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Joining us will open avenues for you help you network with the who’s who of the hospitality industry in Goa. 

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