National activities of Skål International Mexico June-July’21

Skål International Mexico confirms nationwide activities that took place over the last few weeks between the 23 clubs:

Skål International Mexico

Skål International México shares some of the Skålleagues recent highlights:

From Skål International Cancun, our Skålleague Carlos Constandse (Vice President of Xcaret Group) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announces how public-private partnerships drive rural destinations and environments through tourism.

The expansion of the collaboration between UNWTO and the Xcaret Group coincides with the opening of the new Xcaret Arte Hotel, a substantial investment commitment that demonstrates the Xcaret Group's confidence in the sustainable recovery of tourism and that, in addition, takes place in the context of the International Year of the Creative Economy for Sustainable Development declared by the United Nations.

Another Skålleague, Gustavo Ortega Joaquin, General Director of the winery ‘El Cielo Valle de Guadalupe’, was the only Mexican winery that was awarded the special trophy Great Gold Medal, with its red wine Zeus 2017 that became one of the best qualified in the 28th edition of Brussels World Competition, which had the participation of 10 thousand wines from 46 producing countries.

And congratulations to Grupo Barcelo of Riviera Maya and Skålleague of Skål International Riviera Maya, Miguel Ángel Guardado, and his team for receiving the AAA Award Inspector's Best Housekeeping 2021!


The Triangle Sun, which united three clubs in the state of Guerrero to form a tripartisan twinning of the clubs Acapulco, Ixtapa, and Taxco, which was an event held in Ixtapa.

Another second twinning of three clubs took place in June with the participation of National President Enrique Flores: Guadalajara, Guanajuato and Querétaro!

Skål International Mexico Clubs, union and synergy of doing ‘Networking Amongst Friends’

Social Engagement

The Social Engagement Committee, headed by Past President Ricardo Cordova, had many different ongoing activities:

Every night there is a Virtual Presentation. One of the recent ones was a Voyage discovering Rome presented by former Secretary of Tourism of Puebla Roberto Trauwitz, whom his family owns Travel Agency Petra.

Skål International Mexico has now showcased just over 65 Social Thursday Nights Virtual online happenings by Zoom, which Skålleagues Juan Carlos Mondragon and Victor Ardon take on the show; they have weekly special invitees doing wine, Tequila testing, and more… 

Skål International Veracruz 

Monthly meal

Miguel Gutierrez de Velasco, Skål International Veracruz President celebrated the monthly meal in the Restaurant 'El Desahogo', of Skålega Cesar Orozco, being a typical Oaxacan meal in a part of Veracruz.

Skål International Isla Mujeres - Puerto Morelos

Monthly luncheon

Skål International Isla Mujeres - Puerto Morelos celebrated its monthly luncheon on June 25 with 28 attendees at Playa Hollywood Costa Mujeres.

A day of celebration for the farewell of Reto Staub, Skålleague and Vice President of the Club, now back with his family after many years in Mexico, to his hometown of Zurich. Reto was the Director of Nexus for Mexico, one of the largest Travel agencies that bring in many Canadians; he will be missed by many.

Now the club has a new Vice President, Rene Malacara, named to start as of this month!

Congratulations to the new members who are now part of Skål International Isla Mujeres - Puerto Morelos, Sergio Leon, Daniel Matos, and Damian Trujillo!

Skål International Bahías de Huatulco

Plastic fishing tournament 

The first plastic fishing tournament in Huatulco, raising awareness and responsibility that one should have in mind. Skålleague Erasto Rojas had the initiative to start such activity and 85 participants joined in with kayaks and paddleboards.

Monthly gathering

The monthly gathering was an evening of Spectacular Flavours of Peru, which took place in a splendid setting and was hosted by Skålleagues Mirelly and Dante.

Skålleagues from Bahías de Huatulco, after fulfilling the required measures and several months of hard work, received the ‘Seal of Health Tourism’.

Skål International Villahermosa 

Planting trees event

The club celebrated the day of planting trees and gathered members to help in. 

Skål International Monterrey


Skål International Monterrey held their luncheon, a large team of chefs with a gastronomic set up of 9 different courses at the Hotel Krystal Monterrey Downtown.

After the message and protocol from President Roberto Echeverría Villarreal and his board of directors, the stellar presentation of the meeting was made by Ing. Jorge Arrambide, with a great career in the state of Nuevo Leon and who was invited by Adrián Garza, shared a complete analysis of the political landscape according to the results of the last elections, both at the state and federal level.

Skål International Ciudad de México


Skål International Mexico City and Skål International Rome now celebrated their vows.

There was a zoom link between the two clubs, and a luncheon took place at the Alfredo Di Roma restaurant of the Presidente Intercontinental Hotel in Mexico City, which was fair to the Italian cuisine.

Skål International Mérida

Monthly luncheon

The monthly luncheon of Skål lnternational Mérida was held at the Hotel Boutique Delfina, hosted by Gerardo Agüero Enriquez.

Rudy Romero, who is the President of the club, had guests from other clubs: Eduardo Cuevas from Skål International Monterrey and Rolando Miravete from Skål International Acapulco.

Skål International Guadalajara

Monthly luncheon

Skål International Guadalajara had its monthly luncheon at Finca San Javier, which belongs to Hacienda Casonas in Huaxtla, Jalisco.

Jorge Berrio, the President, made the welcoming toast and had 34 members that attended the club event.