Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 18 No. 43

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 special analysis of breaking news, TMI’s Cuba expert Larry Luxner examines how President Trump‘s crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba could devastate island entrepreneurs – not to mention the U.S. companies that were poised to […]

How successful has airport privatization been for Brazil?

The third tranche of the Brazil’s airport privatization program was completed in March this year and 10 of the most important airports in the country are now managed by private companies. With this latest round of privatizations, 59% of total passenger traffic in Brazil is now being handled by private companies. In a special analysis for […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 18 No. 42

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   An emotional ASUTIL board- past and present – concluded the final stand-alone conference of the South American Duty Free Association last week with a dedication to all the directors who had participated […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 18 No. 41

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 big breaking news story out of Miami, Edrington has purchased WEBB‘s share of Edrington WEBB Travel Retail Americas, the joint venture partnership it formed with Andy Consuegra’s World Equity Brand Builders in 2015. TMI understands that […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 18 No. 40

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   Travel retail powerhouse Dufry continues to expand in the Americas, this week announcing a seven-year extension to its contract in partnership with Hudson Group at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport, and unveiling  a major new duty […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 18 No. 39

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. It looks like luxury goods houses still have faith in the travel retail channel, as media such as the Business of Fashion announced this morning that Richemont Group-perhaps following in the steps of LVMH […]

Delta-Aeromexico begin joint cooperation agreement

Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. and Delta Air Lines began their joint cooperation agreement (JCA) to operate transborder flights between the United States and Mexico on May 8.   Delta and Aeromexico met the requirements set out by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) in order to commence the […]

Dufry’s Gea to speak at ASUTIL conference as registration nears 300

Asutil confirms additional speaker and registration numbers   Registrations for the 21st annual ASUTIL Conference to be held in Rio de Janeiro from June 6 – 9 are proceeding at a good pace and are slightly ahead of the organization’s original budget, Jose Luis Donagaray, Secretary General of the Latin American Duty Free Shops Association tells Travel Markets Insider. […]

Tocumen tender announced

Tocumen SA, the airport management company at Panama’s leading international gateway is set to confirm details of the duty free tender for the airport’s North Terminal. After 2 years of planning with London based Pragma Consulting, Carlos Duboy, the recently appointed airport general manager has published the initial tender details and is expected early next […]

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