NYX opens first airport store at JFK T4

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NYX Professional Makeup has opened its first airport store worldwide at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4 in partnership with travel retailer DFS. Located near gate B23, the store carries NYX Professional Makeup in addition to more than 2,000 products. The Terminal 4 store features a Beauty Bar, an interactive makeup station that allows […]

Guylian premiumizes with TR exclusive Golden Collection range

Chocolaterie Guylian, which last year celebrated its 50th anniversary with the launch of Guylian Master’s Selection, a premium range of flavored mini chocolates in luxurious gift boxes, will further premiumize this year with the launch of the luxurious Guylian Golden Collection, a Travel Retail exclusive range. Premiumization “The launch of Guylian Master’s Selection in 2017 […]

L’Occitane’s customer-first retail strategy adopts “glocal” approach New NYC 555 Fifth Avenue store opens with interactive experiential concept

The L’Occitane Group is pursuing a robust customer-first retail strategy, seeking to surprise consumers and surpass their expectations by providing an unforgettable in-store experience. In today’s digital world, L’Occitane is inviting customers into its stores with pampering and entertainment that encourages them to indulge in the experience.   Creating tailor-made experience for customers across the world To adapt […]

Trade war with China hits US tourism, says ForwardKeys

The U.S. trade war with China appears to have caused a significant slump in Chinese visitors to the United States, according to the latest findings from flight tracking agency ForwardKeys. The agency suggests that this slump could cost the American tourism sector “dearly” this year. Since March 23 when the first tariffs against China took effect, ForwardKeys’ […]

UNWTO: Global tourism arrivals highest since 2010 as tourism generates $4 billion a day worldwide

International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest Tourism Highlights. Tourism is currently the world’s third-largest export sector, reaching US$1.6 trillion in 2017, says the report. International tourist arrivals reached a new record total of 1,323 million in 2017, some 84 million more […]

Gebr. Heinemann joins UN Global Compact

One of the travel retail industry’s leading operators, Gebr. Heinemann, is showing its commitment to responsible business practices by joining the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). By joining this initiative, the company is publicly committing to integrating the UNGC’s ten universal principles on human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption into its own corporate strategy. […]

Pernod GTR launches Chivas XV in global travel retail

Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail has launched Chivas XV in global travel retail before rolling out the blended scotch whisky globally in October. Chivas XV is a 15 year old blended scotch whisky selectively finished in Grande Champagne cognac casks. Chivas XV launched exclusively in global travel retail at the beginning of July and will […]

St. Kitts passes one million cruise passengers

St. Kitts received its millionth cruise passenger for the first time in its history on July 16. The milestone passenger arrived onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise’s the Freedom of the Seas. Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant led the welcome delegation and selected the millionth passenger upon disembarkation, who was treated to a complimentary island tour. The historic occasion […]

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