Nestlé ITR relaunches premium SWISS chocolate range exclusively in travel retail

Following a 12-month program of brand redevelopment, Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) has successfully relaunched its Nestlé SWISS range. The premium Nestlé SWISS chocolate is a travel retail exclusive. The new visual identity of Nestlé SWISS is inspired by the natural and rugged landscapes of Switzerland, says the company, explaining that it is a contemporary take […]

Norman Bonchick, Chairman and CEO of 375 Park Avenue Spirits announces retirement

Beverage industry legend Norman Bonchick, Chairman and CEO of 375 Park Avenue Spirits is retiring August 1 from active management of the company, it was announced today, although he will continue working with the privately-owned import firm in a limited capacity as a consultant. Current President and COO Jason Schladenhauffen has been named to assume Bonchick’s duties as CEO. […]

BOSS BOTTLED UNITED celebrates the World Cup

To mark the launch of the limited edition BOSS BOTTLED UNITED in travel retail, BOSS Parfums shared the excitement of the World Cup by partnering with key retailers in an activation that celebrated soccer. The new fragrance comes enclosed in a silver-shaded flacon, and with a scent said to act as a physical reminder of […]

HUGO goes on an Urban Journey

HUGO Parfums unveiled the next chapter of its #YourTimeIsNow campaign with a new scent, HUGO Urban Journey, which encourages millennials to explore the city on their doorstep before venturing into the world beyond. To mark the launch in travel retail and to bring the campaign to life different retailtainment-led ‘pop-ups’ were installed within airports. In […]

GUCCI BLOOM blossoms with Coty in Brazil

The vision for GUCCI BLOOM in travel retail was to create a ‘pop-up’ store that strongly communicated GUCCI BLOOM’s key attributes of vitality, creativity, quirkiness and uniqueness. Coty is working with Dufry in Brazil to host this stunning animation in August and September. The ‘pop-up’ created by Coty captured the attention of passengers and transformed […]

Currency crisis in Brazil and Argentina

Buenos Aires-based John Gallagher looks at the economic situation in Latin America and studies how recent currency fluctuations are affecting the duty free business.   Currency devaluations in Brazil and Argentina in May and June have led to severe currency fluctuations in both countries, with an overspill that impacts all facets of their economies including […]

AA2000’s 15 billion Arg. Peso renovation underway at Ezeiza

Rendering of the exapnded Ezeiza International Airport under construction by operator AA2000, Corporacion America, and the Argentine government.

Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 (AA2000) has held the concession to manage the principal airports in Argentina since 1998. Controlled by the powerful Buenos Aires based conglomerate Corporacion America, which is owned by Argentine entrepreneur Eduardo Eurnekian, AA2000 is part of a group that manages airports in Italy, Brazil, Ecuador, Italy and Armenia. In Argentina, AA2000 controls […]

Americas-Caribbean airline route review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

Airline network news and analysis group anna-aero reports that domestic South and Central American services top the Americas and Caribbean route rankings, even though US airports and airlines dominate the market in terms of available capacity and account for more than two-thirds of the region’s weekly departing seats. In fact, anna-aero reports that the four […]

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