Entire Skål Phuket executive committee re-elected


Skål International Phuket Members re-elected last Thursday the current executive committee for another 2-year term (2009-2011) at their March dinner event, which was held at the beautiful Ayara Hilltops in Surin. The entire committee of the season 2008/2009 has been re-elected for an additional term.

Additionally, the members agreed to create another committee position, which will be responsible for member development. Mr. Simon Samaan (GM, NewspaperDirect, Phuket) has been elected to join the committee as the new member development director.

President Ms. Blandine Cressard (GM at Novotel Cape Panwa), Vice President Claude Sauter (GM, Cape Panwa Hotel), Secretary Jorge de la Torre (F&B, sales and marketing manager, Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas Phuket), Treasurer Jaspal Singh (GM, Karon Sea Sands Resort & Spa), and PR/marketing director Fred R. Münger (MD, www.bitsiren.com ) all will remain in their respective positions for another term.

About Skål International Phuket

Skål is the largest travel and tourism organization in the world and the exclusive membership is made up of the top executives in the industry. Skål International-Phuket and South Thailand is a professional organization of leaders from all branches of the travel and tourism industry. The aim of the club is to promote global tourism and friendship. The club’s dinner meetings, usually held on the third Thursday of each month, offer members and guests a venue for networking and discussion. Most meetings feature a presentation by a
notable speaker or member of the business community. Venues and date/time of the next events are listed on the website http://www.skalphuket.org .