Cultural icons Montblanc and Spike Lee featured in new campaign at MIA

Montblanc has taken over Terminal D at Miami International Airport with banners celebrating the collaboration of Spike Lee and the Montblanc Meisterstück.      As one of the most original and respected storytellers of our generation, Montblanc says that director, producer, professor and writer Spike Lee has made his mark on culture by putting pen to paper, […]

LAX enhances food service with robot deliveries

Los Angeles International Airport has launched NomNom, a two-wheeled, semi-autonomous robotic ambassador for its popular online food and beverage ordering service, www.LAXOrderNow.com The airport pilot program is a partnership with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW). NomNom will be able to carry up to 40 pounds of food at a time as it follows behind delivery staff from AtYourGate, which […]

Gamma3 Council to hold forum on the future of retail, October 14th – 15th 2021 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The Gamma3 Council is inviting members of the retail industry to explore the trends, markets, and practices that will guide the next decade of fashion at its 14th annual forum. This year, the forum will take place in the Dominican Republic, one of the best performing markets in Latin America, where booming sales to local […]

Seatrade Cruise Global will hold hybrid live/virtual event in Miami on Sept. 27-30

The cruise industry’s premier business-to-business event, Seatrade Cruise Global, returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center, September 27-30, in a new hybrid format. This year marks Seatrade’s 35th anniversary edition. In conjunction with its traditional program, this year’s edition will feature a virtual conference track, giving the community additional options to participate. The four-day event will […]

Chivas unveils new redesign for flagship Chivas 12 with sustainability as key element

Blended Scotch whisky Chivas has unveiled a fresh new look for its flagship blend – the biggest redesign in Chivas’ 112-year history. Chivas 12 has undergone an extensive redesign of its bottle, label, and pack. The bottle has been reshaped and elongated to stand taller while still retaining its recognizable rounded shoulders. The bottle now […]

WB Canna Co. & Wellness adds Sports Hydration brand BioSteel to fast-growing portfolio for the Caribbean, Latin America, and Travel Retail

WEBB Banks’ new wholly owned subsidiary, WB Canna Co. & Wellness, continues to bolster its portfolio with top brands in the cannabidiol (CBD) and wellness industries, and has now added the popular BioSteel sports hydration products. Launched earlier this year, WB Canna Co. & Wellness focuses on distribution of top-quality CBD and wellness products in […]

The Macallan and Bentley Motors collaborate for a sustainable future

The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky and luxury British automotive manufacturer Bentley Motors are partnering to develop distinctive collaborations and further their vision of a more sustainable future. The collaboration is designed to create immersive experiences and inspirational products with a commitment to a more progressive world, says the companies. The global brand partnership was unveiled […]

The Macallan Concept No.3 comes to life in innovative digital activation

The Macallan has unveiled an engaging digital activation to support the launch of Concept No.3 – the final release in the travel retail exclusive Concept Series. Edrington Regional Managing Director Global Travel Retail Jeremy Speirs said: “The digital activation is a highly relevant and engaging way to connect consumers with the Concept No.3. universe in the […]

U.S. extends non-essential travel restrictions at land border with Canada & Mexico until September 21

The United States announced that it is extending travel restrictions at the Canadian border for at least another month.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) tweeted Friday morning that the U.S. is extending restrictions on non-essential travel at their land and ferry crossing with Canada and Mexico through Sept. 21. The current restrictions were due […]

Frontier Duty Free Association cheers pledge of support for “hardest hit” industries from Canada’s Liberal party

The Liberal Party in Canada, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, last week pledged to provide a bridge program to sustain Canada’s hardest hit businesses, which includes the operators of Canada’s land border stores. The pledge will help the tourism, hospitality, conventions and festival sectors survive the enduring impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, said the […]

Virtual Travel Retail EXPO Knowledge Hub boosted by inspiring leaders as August 16 deadline for exhibitors looms

The Virtual Travel Retail Expo (11-15 October) continues to gain momentum with several inspirational social and business leaders added to the Knowledge Hub speaking program and more exhibitors signing up, reports event organizers/owners, The Moodie Davitt Report and event partner FILTR.QINGWA. The deadline for exhibitor bookings is August 16. Lagardère Travel Retail China has become […]

Sustainability, experience drive Harding’s immersive retail program onboard Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady

Sustainability and experience are driving the collaborative retailing partnership between Global travel retail and cruise retail specialist Harding and Virgin Voyages onboard the Scarlet Lady, whose maiden voyage sailed from Portsmouth on Friday, August 6. Set over 550 sq-meters of retail space, Harding’s immersive on- board retail experience includes a pioneering approach to sustainability. Harding […]

IFE Lux Group inks partnership with Italian luxury brand Graziella & Braccialini

Dario Pastorelli’s IFE Lux Group has begun a partnership with Italian luxury handbag and jewelry company Graziella & Braccialini to launch the brand in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Bermuda and Central America. The partnership will begin with the presentation of the Spring Summer 2022 collection through a group of strategic locations, which are part […]