Heinemann Americas, Inc. and Bolloré Logistics announce first North American partnership

Florida-based Heinemann Americas and international transport and logistics company Bolloré Logistics, launched their first-ever partnership in the Americas on May 20. After years of successfully working together in international markets, this new partnership positions both U.S.-based subsidiaries to continue their impressive growth in the region. “With Heinemann Americas’ continued expansion in the U.S. cruise market, […]

Servy to launch contactless food ordering, pay and delivery service at SLC International Airport

Servy (previously known as Grab) has launched a mobile food ordering service at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Launched in partnership with Emerging Domestic Market Ventures (EDMV) and powered by Servy’s Grab Airport Marketplace technology, the new SLCtoGo platform provides a convenient, safe alternative to dining in or waiting for an order to go, without […]

Post-COVID shopper conversion on the rise as m1nd-set tracks shopper trends past and present

Fewer travelers are visiting airport stores post-COVID-19, but more of those who do enter the stores are buying, says Swiss travel and travel retail market research agency m1nd-set in its latest consumer research findings. International travelers in these post-COVID-19 days are more likely to convert into buyers than they have been in recent years, according […]

Dufry reports gradual improvements in 1Q 2021, Americas shows most “encouraging” results

The Americas, which is seeing an “encouraging” regional return of domestic travel and recovering duty-paid shopping, has helped Dufry’s business inch up in first quarter 2021. Plus, the travel retailer’s opening of a 3,000 sq meter store in Hainan in collaboration with Alibaba Group and Hainan Development Holding, gives it its first foothold in the […]

Sliabh Liag’s double gold winning Silkie Irish Whiskey launching in channel through EM+P

Silkie, The Legendary Dark Irish Whiskey from Sliabh Liag Distillery was awarded a Double Gold as the Best Blended Irish Whiskey at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition in April. Earl Meyers, of EM+P, is Sliabh Liag’s Caribbean, Travel Retail, Cruise Line and Diplomatic agent. He comments: “We’re not surprised because the response for […]

LeVecke Corporation partners with MONARQ to drive strategic growth in Caribbean, Latin America and USA Duty Free

Drinks distributor MONARQ Group, and LeVecke Corporation, a leading beer, wine, and spirits producer, have announced a partnership in which MONARQ Group will be the exclusive Latin American and Caribbean domestic and duty free plus USA Duty Free distributor for the LeVecke Corporation’s line of spirits and RTD’s. Robert de Monchy, founder and CEO of […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 22 No. 15

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. The main Breaking News today, as reported by TMI this morning, was the announcement of new dates for the TFWA World Exhibition & Conference, which has been moved from September to October 24-28, 2021.TFWA has also launched a Hosted Buyer Program to help […]

Alchemy Americas introducing revolutionary SL Lashes to LATAM and Caribbean markets

Alchemy Americas has expanded its portfolio of unique beauty products with SL Lashes magnetic lashes, a “wonderful, revolutionary” new brand, which the company is representing for the Americas.  The 2-year-old French brand is currently sold 99% online and has made $17 million in revenue,  reports Alchemy Americas founder Cedric Mahe-Rodriguez. “SL Lashes are very successful in […]