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Membership Criteria- Travel and Tourism Consultancies

TRAVEL AND TOURISM CONSULTANCIES

Membership is limited to the following positions: Owner, Senior Executive, Managing Director or equivalent, Managing Partner, Sales Manager, Marketing Manager, Commercial Manager and Senior Consultant. Special requirements, which must be confirmed and shall accompany the Membership Proposal Form are that:

(a) The Consultant must work for a properly constituted and registered business entity – sole trader, partnership or limited company

(b) The Consultant must work a minimum of 30 hours a week or more in the travel and tourism industry

(c) The Consultant must perform one of the following roles: – representative or agent for established travel and tourism principals – business analysis and planning for established travel and tourism principals or corporations wishing to enter the travel industry

(d) A Consultant must have a minimum of five years at senior management level within the travel and tourism industry.

Active members

Active membership in Skål is limited to those persons holding managerial positions in the travel and tourism industry, or positions considered equivalent by Skål International. The equivalent positions are specified in the Membership Classifications in this Article. Active Members must work full-time in their position, be directly involved in management, sales, marketing or promotion work, or be engaged in work defined in the Membership Classifications for the equivalent managerial positions and have a minimum of three years experience in the travel and tourism industry. This experience need not be in a managerial position. The Executive Committee of Skål International may, at its discretion, accept senior management of companies or entities with less than the three years experience. Such dispensation will not be given, however, if the translation of the person’s title on the Proposal Form is in question.

All persons proposed for Active membership must comply with the requirements above and must hold one of the following positions in companies or organisations directly related with tourism and travel:

01: President/Chairman/Owner/Chief Executive Officer

02: Vice President/Managing Director/Director General/General Manager

03: Assistant or Deputy Managing Director, Director General or General Manager

04: Director : Sales, Marketing, Publicity, Public and Guest Relations, Revenue, etc.

05: Assistant or Deputy Director: Sales, Marketing, Publicity, Public and Guest Relations, Revenue, etc.

06: Manager: Sales, Marketing, Publicity, Public and Guest Relations, Revenue, etc.

07: Assistant or Deputy Manager: Sales, Marketing, Publicity, Public and Guest Relations, Revenue, etc.

08: General Sales Agent or representative of these companies

09: Persons holding a position or responsibility for controlling or supervising staff or a range of services within the company.