Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 19 No. 26

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. As the new year progresses, some major personnel changes are taking place in the travel retail channel. It is with sadness that we learn that Andreas Fehr is retiring from Mondelez World Travel Retail […]

MIA names Lester Sola the new Aviation Director

Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has named Lester Sola as its new Director and Chief Executive Officer. Sola will oversee operations at Miami International Airport (MIA) and four general aviation (GA) airports throughout Miami-Dade County, which together generate $33.7 billion in business revenue and support more than 280,000 direct and indirect jobs. MIA itself handles more […]

MIA opens first U.S. passport clearance facility with facial recognition

On February 27, officials from the Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate Miami International Airport’s newly renovated Concourse E federal inspection facility for international arrivals. The facility is the first in the country completely dedicated to providing expedited passport screening via facial recognition technology, […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 19 No. 25

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 2018 Orlando Women in Travel Retail Networking Cocktail meeting will take place on SUNDAY evening,  March 18, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Marriott Spa Pool area (West Terrace). Just prior to the official Opening […]

Diageo GTR opens luxury spirits shop at DFW with DFASS

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Diageo Global Travel opened a new luxury store in partnership with DFASS Group and its partners CBI Retail Venture (CBIRV), MDT Strategic Ventures and Charles Bush Consulting in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport earlier this month.   The 400 sq.ft store is the first Diageo retail space to open in Dallas Fort Worth Airport and is designed […]

Breitling launches new watch collection in North America

At a star-studded red-carpet event in New York City, world-renowned Swiss watch brand Breitling celebrated the launch of its new Navitimer 8 collection and exhibited 60 vintage watches for the first time ever in North America.   More than 300 distinguished guests from Australia, Latin America, Canada, and the United States were welcomed by Breitling’s […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 19 No. 24

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 2018 Orlando Women in Travel Retail Networking Cocktail meeting will take place on SUNDAY evening,  March 18, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Marriott Spa Pool area (West Terrace). Just prior to the official Opening […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 19 No. 23

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 2018 Orlando Women in Travel Retail Networking Cocktail meeting will take place on SUNDAY evening,  March 18, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Marriott Spa Pool area (West Terrace). Just prior to […]

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