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Tokyo, JAPAN: The SKÅL Club of Tokyo not too long ago held their Monthly Meeting on the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel.
The donation was kindly obtained by Ms. Inna Ilina, Third Secretary, Economic and Cultural Affairs of the Embassy of Ukraine in Japan, who joined the assembly of Skål International Tokyo as a visitor of the membership and it’s President Hisaaki Takei of Seibu Prince Hotels Worldwide.
With the consent of the members the collected funds have been mixed with the gross sales of the public sale from the Christmas celebration making a complete ¥EN 500,000 (USD$ 3,900). The donation decision was unanimously adopted to give funds for Ukraine on the common assembly in April.
Skål International Tokyo the worldwide membership organisation of tourism professionals, offered the membership’s donation supporting the folks of Ukraine in a ceremony on May 9, 2022 at Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel (Shibuya, Tokyo).
In presenting the donation, membership President Takei stated, “I hope it will be useful for supporting the people of Ukraine, and I hope that a peaceful day will come soon”.
Ms. Ilina thanked the membership saying, “Thank you everyone for supporting Ukraine. The Embassy has opened an account with a Japanese bank at the beginning of the invasion, and every day there are many donations. We receive support money and send it to Ukraine every day for humanitarian assistance”. She went on to emphasise the Ukrainian people’s determination explaining, “Ukraine is in a very difficult time now, but I feel your support very much, and your support resonates with the people of Ukraine. We Ukrainians must continue to do our best. We are not only protecting our own country, but also fighting for the people of the whole world”. The room erupted in spontaneous applause.
The ceremony was adopted by dinner which started with macaroons within the Ukrainian colours organized as a shock dish by the lodge chef. Ms. Ilina, who was additionally a Japanese trainer in Ukraine, is fluent in Japanese. Over dinner she conveyed that she is busy with embassy work whereas worrying concerning the present state of her nation and her household remaining in Kiev. She informed how kids in Japan go to the embassy bringing their very own pocket cash to donate. She additionally shared Ukraine’s enchantment as a journey vacation spot.
Club President Takei closed the assembly by saying, “We, the folks concerned within the tourism trade, will proceed to help the folks of Ukraine nevertheless we are able to. One thought is to take into account offering scrumptious Ukrainian wine at our motels”. He inspired the members, lots of whom are lodge common managers, to hunt down and promote Ukrainian wine of their properties. Finally, members took a commemorative picture with Ms. Ilina.
Skål International Tokyo was established in 1964. Currently, there are 64 members, and as well as to holding an everyday assembly as soon as a month, it additionally holds a charity public sale every year and donates the proceeds to causes chosen by members. In the previous, Skål International Tokyo has made donations to the Guide Dog Association and ‘Run for the Cure’, an exercise geared toward early detection of breast most cancers.
Skål International is an advocate of worldwide tourism, targeted on its advantages–happiness, good well being, friendship, and lengthy life. Founded in 1934, Skål International is the one group of tourism professionals worldwide selling international Tourism and friendship, uniting all sectors of the Tourism trade.
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