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10 Nov, 2020

Goa bags Skal Club of the Year 2020 at 81st Skal World Congress

Goa, India 5 November 2020 – The 81st Skal World Congress was held as a Virtual Zoom AGM meet on 17th October 2020 where Skal International Goa ( 691 ) was announced as the best of the best winning Skal Club Of The Year 2020 amongst 350 + Clubs in 87 countries across the world. The voting for the Award is made up of two parts “firstly votes from each Club, secondly votes from the Executive Committee Judges Panel. The votes from Clubs represent 60% of the total votes, the remaining 40% of votes come from the Executive Committee Judges Panel.

The Clubs receiving the most votes is named as “Skal Club Of The Year”, receives the Michael O’Flynn Perpetual Trophy, as well as a free double registration for the 2021 Skal World Congress. The announcement made at the World Congress made it a proud moment for Skal International Goa ( 691 ), India as well. At the same meet Sk. Mario Sequeira was named for President’s Special Recognition Award by Skal International for his services to Skal International India. Skal International Goa ( 691 ) has also received the Gold Award for Net Membership Increase in 2019. The Club has increased its Membership by 26% since last year, continues to grow with quality membership.

Commenting on the Awards President Sk. Ernest Dias said “ The entire Team of the Executive Committee has worked tirelessly towards a well-defined goal of obtaining the Skal Club Of The Year Award. It is indeed a proud moment for us all at Skal Goa. I am indeed blessed to lead this active “vibrant Club ”. The Club certainly has a proactive Executive Committee who don’t mind going the extra mile to achieve great things for the Club, our members. All their hard work has paid off. we have great plans for the future.

Our Events are growing ever more popular with an eye for details, event excellence we along with our sponsors provide must attend events each, every month. Care for our members, society is paramount. They are our Skalleagues, Friends, we work with Oneness, Unity for the betterment of Tourism in Goa / India / World.


SK. Carl Costa Director Of Young Skal Director – Cosme Costa Hospitality

Sk. Shekhar Divadkar Secretary – Goa, India, Asia Business Head – Hospitality Division – Alcon

Sk. Ernest Dias President COO – SITA India

Sk. Mario Sequeira EC Member, Past President & IC Skal International India Director – Tonia Estates & Resorts