Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 7

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   In a week filled with major retail developments in the region, TMI is very pleased to be featuring two in-depth reports in this issue – one on International Shoppes’ stunning new duty free store in JFK Terminal 1, […]

Martin Eurnekian heads ACI World Governing Board

Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced that Martín Eurnekian is the new Chair of the ACI World Governing Board. Eurnekian is the CEO of Corporación América Airports and President of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 and just ended his term as President of the ACI Latin America-Caribbean Region. He has been Vice-Chair of the ACI World […]

Starboard’s “Sensory Shopping Journey” on Celebrity Edge includes retail with a purpose for Malala Fund, sustainability and empowerment

  Starboard Cruise Services has revealed a next-level shopping experience aboard Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship, Celebrity Edge. The visionary vessel is set for her maiden voyage, a seven-night sailing on December 9th, from the brand new Terminal 25 in Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Among the many highlights of the inaugural season is the naming ceremony by the […]

Starboard Cruise Services invites guests to “Shop Royally” on Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship which made her North American debut for Caribbean sailings out of RCL’s new PortMiami Cruise Terminal on November 17, features game-changing duty free shops designed by Starboard Cruise Services. Symphony of the Seas says it is redefining cruise travel with revolutionary new adventures for […]

Paradies Lagardère closes acquisition of airport restaurateur Hojeij Branded Foods

Paradies Lagardère closed the acquisition of Hojeij Branded Foods (HBF), a leading airport restaurateur in North America, on Nov. 20. The acquisition is part of Paradies Lagardère’s strategy to strengthen its position as a major restaurateur in North America airports. Combining the activities of Paradies Lagardère and HBF creates the third-largest operator in the North […]

One on One with Brown-Forman’s Marshall Farrer: Bullish on future as TR portfolio generates global growth

Just weeks after the 2018 TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes, Travel Markets Insider sat down with Marshall Farrer, Brown-Forman’s Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Global Travel Retail & Developed APAC, at the Louisville headquarters of the American Whiskey giant. With Jack Daniel’s leading the way, a growing portfolio of bourbons featuring Woodford Reserve and Old […]

First Brazil border shops could open before year end

Brazil may finally see the opening of its first duty free border stores in December, following the election of Jair Bolsonaro who will succeed Michel Temer as president on January 1. ASUTIL Secretary General Jose Luis Donagaray, in a press briefing held last week, says he expects one or two small operators could open the […]

Edrington sells Cutty Sark to La Martiniquaise-Bardinet

Edrington and La Martiniquaise-Bardinet announced this week that they have concluded an agreement on the sale of the Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky brand. The completion of the transfer to La Martiniquaise is expected within a month. Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky was launched in 1923; Edrington’s association with Cutty Sark stretches back over nine decades to […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 6

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   Brazil may finally see the opening of its first duty free border stores in December, following the election of Jair Bolsonaro who will succeed Michel Temer as president on January 1. ASUTIL Secretary […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 5

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   We wish all our American readers the very Happiest of Thanksgiving Holidays, and hope that our friends and colleagues around the world enjoy their own reasons for being thankful. TMI will be closed […]

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