New Dehli – Former GVB General Manager Gerry Perez has been re-elected President of SKÅL’s Asia Area Committee at the 40th Skal Asia Congress in Delhi, India on April 2ed.
Skål is a Scandinavian toast of friendship and it is the name of a professional organisation of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry.
[Tree planting: – Tony Boyle and Gerry Perez in the below and Mok Singh in a red turban]
Perez’s term is for 2 years from 2011 – 2013.
Perez is quoted as telling conference participants: “Above all, on behalf of all Skalleagues in the region, I would like to express my sincere condolences to those victims and Tsunami that hit North Eastern part of Japan on 11 March … Having the Congress in Delhi was an experience wish a fast recovery for those who have been affected by the devastating Earthquake athat has set the bar higher yet again with respect to the involvement of tourism industry stakeholders, local government support and club hospitality.”
The 40th SKÅL Asia Congress was held in Delhi, India from 31 March -2 April. About 120 international delegates & local members and VIPs participated.