Airports

IAADFS adds its plea for concessionaire relief as airlines seek $50 billion U.S. bailout to survive coronavirus turbulence

A bipartisan coalition of governors and mayors from across the country joined with the entire U.S. aviation industry in a joint letter last Thursday to U.S. Congressional leaders in the Senate and House of Representatives urging the Administration and Congress to work swiftly to provide financial stability for the U.S. airline industry. The International Association […]

Miami is biggest winner of Super Bowl 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs may have brought home the Vince Lombardi Trophy from the 2020 Super Bowl championship earlier this month, but the city of Miami could be considered the biggest winners, with some estimates saying the city could enjoy an economic impact of more than $500 million from hosting one of the biggest sports extravaganzas in […]

HMSHost opens new locally-themed and unique celebrity dining options at FLL

Fort Lauderdale International Airport just added two more exciting new dining options, greatly enhancing the airport’s food & beverage experience at Terminal 1. HMSHost and its partner MasterConcessionAir last week opened Dale Jr’s Whisky River, owned by Nascar legend Dale Earnhardt Jr, and famed local favorite Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar. Travel Markets Insider was on-hand […]

Bacardi and DFA create multi-sensory campaign at MIA, offer domestic travelers ability to purchase in a travel retail first

Bacardi Global Travel Retail and Duty Free Americas have partnered on a groundbreaking campaign at Miami International Airport featuring Bacardi rum cocktails, personalized gifting and photo opportunities.      In a travel retail first, international and domestic travelers can purchase Bacardi Superior, Bacardi Cuatro, Bacardi Ocho and Bacardi Diez from the space in Terminal D through January 3, 2020.      Domestic purchases are made via ReserveBar.com, and […]

JFK T4 & Hudson celebrate holiday season with pop-up kiosk

JFKIAT, the operator of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, is partnering with Hudson on a one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience in the terminal’s Retail Lounge.  Inspired by New York City’s iconic Bryant Park Holiday Village, the “Holidays by Hudson” kiosk is unique to T4 and brings together a curated and locally sourced selection […]

Hudson unveils new branding, store design

Hudson, over the past two weeks, unveiled its new branding and a revamped and innovative store design concept for 2020 that the company says positions it for future growth, while enhancing the airport experience for today’s consumers. The next generation Hudson stores will feature digital displays that allow for localized consumer content and a flexible […]

Dan Cappell joins California’s Ontario International Airport as CCO

California-based Ontario International Airport Authority has named international aviation consultant Dan Cappell – a highly respected and familiar figure in the travel retail industry, as chief commercial officer, effective Dec. 9. A UK-native, Cappell began his career nearly 30 years ago with Nestle International Travel Retail, and subsequently moved to Abu Dhabi Airports Company, as […]

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