Grab partners with AtYourGate to deliver integrated meal delivery service at PHL

Airport e-commerce platform Grab continues to expand its contactless food services to airport locations throughout the United States. PHL Food & Shops, the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) run by Marketplace Development, is the first airport program in the U.S. offering a collaboration between Grab and in-airport food delivery service AtYourGate. The service […]

The EU looks at benefits of arrivals duty and tax free airport shopping as a key element of recovery plan

Airports Council International Europe (ACI Europe) and the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC) are calling on the European Union to review current legislation to allow passengers traveling from third countries to buy duty and tax free on arrival in EU airports. An independent report commissioned by ETRC from York Aviation was launched on Wednesday. The […]

CLIA and members commit to a return to passenger sailing with enhanced health and safety measures

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that will replace the previous No Sail Order: “Guided by the recommendations of leading experts in health and science, including the Healthy […]

Shiseido Travel Retail’s Virtual Travel Retail Expo 2020 Suite highlights versatility of the digital concept

Shiseido Travel Retail’s Platinum Suite at the Virtual Travel Retail (TR) Expo 2020, themed The TR New Retail by Shiseido, invited key stakeholders and industry partners on a journey that envisioned the ‘New Retail’ concept in travel retail. Visitors were guided through tailor-made pathways showcasing the company’s key business strategies, marketing plans and consumer insights […]

Grab and 3Sixty launch partnership at DFW

Airport e-commerce platform Grab and 3Sixty Duty Free have launched its first retail partnership at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The new partner-ship allows travelers to pre-order from a large range of travel retail products, either for collection in store or delivery to gate via the Grab platform. Jeff Livney, Chief Experience Officer at […]

Hawaii reopens to tourism using new pre-travel testing protocols

Tourism dependent Hawaii reopened to trans-pacific visitors on October 15, allowing travelers who pre-test for COVID-19 to bypass the mandatory 14-day quarantine that has been in effect since March 26. The pre-travel testing for trans-pacific travel program states that those who do not want to be subject to the state’s 14-day mandatory travelers quarantine must take […]

Toorank’s Coppa Cocktails ready to dominate RTD category

After spending a decade perfecting Coppa Cocktails, and redesigning the bottle and packaging, the time is right for Toorank’s Coppa Cocktails to dominate the Ready-To-Drink market. Toorank CEO Natal da Graca tells TMI that even as COVID-19 devastates on-premise and travel retail markets around the world, his company’s ambition is to create a global brand. […]

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