Report of the Skal Asia President on the 51st AGM SIAA

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Report of the Asia President on the 51st AGM SIAA

4th June 2022

Andrew J Wooden


SKAL ASIA President Andrew J Wooden addressing delegates on the latest digital AGM within the presence of Skal Worldwide President Burcin Turkkan and the manager board

Distinguished company

Welcome to immediately’s 51st Annual Basic Assembly of Skal Worldwide Asia.

We’re delighted that so lots of you would be a part of us immediately.

You’ve gotten been despatched two weeks in the past the complete agenda together with all the Asia studies. 

Firstly I wish to begin my report by saying that it has been a tremendously troublesome 12 months for tourism all through the world and Asia has been no exception. The excellent news is now TOURISM is slowly ramping up as soon as once more and individuals are transferring and travelling, we’re seeing much more face-to-face interactions not solely with Skålleagues but in addition with abroad guests. I’m notably proud how Asia and Skal globally is main the cost in the direction of normalcy. 

The current Asia board was elected in September 2021 and I wish to lengthen my heartfelt appreciation to every and everybody of my board members for all their arduous work and dedication for and on behalf of SKAL ASIA. They’re an awesome credit score to the SKAL motion.

Throughout my first board assembly with the brand new committee on the ninth of September,

a day after the election, I reviewed the roadmap that was introduced throughout my election marketing campaign. I’m delighted to say that lots of the factors have been tackled and have been adopted up and strongly dedicated to by the board.

We knew that in 2022 the most important problem we face would be the retention of our members and the second problem might be to shortly discover a dwelling for our checking account.

For membership we’ve got been paying quite a lot of consideration to how the Asian Space might assist and assist our 5 nationwide committees and 41 golf equipment all through the 15 nations that immediately makes up the SKAL ASIAN AREA. I’m happy to say that we’ve got been very profitable with our PROJECT 3000 marketing campaign with a goal to boost membership in Asia to 3000+ members  and have seen improbable assist in all sectors however I notably wish to congratulate the nationwide crew in India who has proven super progress in Energetic and Younger Skal membership and have absolutely supported Shalini and Asia’s Mission 3000 with substantial numbers of younger college students together with a report quantity in KOLKATA now the world’s largest Skal grouping of Younger Skålleagues with 177 members – an impressive achievement!

I’m delighted to see Phuket can be bouncing again shortly and the board will revisit Phuket for our mid-term assembly in November to view the progress for internet hosting of the 2023 SKAL ASIAN AREA CONGRESS 1-4 June. We even have acquired an distinctive bid for the 2024 Asia Congress from Bahrain which might be introduced to you immediately.

Additionally it is pleasing to see that Kolkata can be bidding for the 2024 SKÅL World Congress which might be a world class occasion and probably the very best attended congress of the last decade.

FOUR cities I consider have submitted bids which I perceive might be quick listed to 2 to be introduced in Croatia in October this 12 months.


Skal Worldwide World President Burcin Turkkan 

The board was suggested to maneuver the account away from Spain and hoped to register and open an account in Mauritius however ultimately selected Singapore.

Sadly Skal Asia regardless of its lengthy historical past was by no means in a position to register as an entity that is inflicting us some appreciable ache and expense and maybe SI might help all unregistered SKAL groupings to be registered centrally via headquarters?

With the very excessive charges at 750 Euros pm charged by HQ  for dealing with the checking account for Asia, we might have to scale back the Asia MDF sponsor awards we give out each year which might be disappointing.

As I come to my closing remarks I wish to discuss membership together with your assist wanted to revitalise our suspended golf equipment in Pakistan, Yangon and Incheon, Korea

I’m happy to say our membership is rising.

Finally 12 months’s handover we had 43 golf equipment however 4 golf equipment have been suspended for non fee shortly after. At this time I’m happy to say that since February this 12 months our membership, even with fewer golf equipment, now 41 which incorporates the three new golf equipment in India and hopefully extra to come back, our membership has grown +10.29%

Membership is increased at 2614 members immediately. Dushy in her wonderful report despatched 2 weeks in the past provides you the breakdown and particulars nevertheless I needed so as to add my because of all Nationwide Committees and golf equipment for main the way in which in the direction of progress and renewal.

Lastly I stay up for assembly with you all quickly – in particular person and let me say let’s all work collectively as a crew to develop again SKÅL to a pinnacle of excellence in journey and tourism!

Thank You

Andrew J Wooden


Notes to editor:

SKÅL ASIA: With 2614 members in 41 Golf equipment, 28 grouped in 5 nationwide committees and 11 affiliated golf equipment, the Skål Asian Space is probably the most numerous Space on this planet of Skål, spanning from Mauritius within the Indian Ocean over greater than 10,000 km to Guam within the Pacific Ocean with golf equipment in 15 fascinating nations in-between. The Asian Space accounts for twenty per cent of all Skål Worldwide’s world members.

About Skål Worldwide: Skål Worldwide is an expert organisation of tourism leaders world wide. Based in 1934, Skål is an advocate of world tourism and peace and is a not for revenue affiliation. Skål doesn’t discriminate on the premise of intercourse, age, race, faith or politics. Skål is targeted on doing enterprise and enterprise networking within the firm of fellow professionals in an environment of friendship. The Skål toast promotes Happiness, Good Well being, Friendship, and Lengthy Life. For extra data, please go to 


Skal Asia President Andrew J Wooden at dwelling in Bangkok previous to the digital zoom assembly

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