Canada

Pillitteri Estates Winery, official wine supplier for the Canadian Olympic Committee, releases “Team Canada” Wine

Pillitteri Estates Winery, which entered into a partnership with the Canadian Olympic Team and the Canadian Olympic Committee to produce a special branded Pillitteri wine for Team Canada and the “be Olympic” movement, held a special ceremony last month for the release of the “Team Canada” wine. Pillitteri and the Canadian Olympic Committee worked closely […]

Luxottica and Scuderia Ferrari Watches race into Montreal with Aer Rianta International in cross-category initiative

Luxottica Group and Scuderia Ferrari Watches, designed, manufactured and distributed worldwide by Movado Group, Inc., have partnered with Aer Rianta International to host a traffic-stopping motor sport-themed cross-category promotion at Montréal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. Through this collaboration, a first for all three parties, The Loop Duty Free store hosted a retailtainment activation coinciding […]

Canadian duty free sales drop in March

Canadian airport sales were down 10% in March 2019 with land border sales dropping 2.76%, according to the latest statistics provided by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). However, airport sales for the first three months of the year are up 4.39% versus the January-March period in 2018. Land border sales fell 1.14% for the […]

Crystal Head brings sense of place to Montreal

Canadian brand Crystal Head Vodka has installed its first permanent personalized wall display at Aer Rianta International North America’s international departures store at Montreal Trudeau International Airport.  The custom-built unit was launched in December 2018, says Pauline Bonhomme, Buyer at ARI Montreal Airport.  “The objective is to enhance and amplify the brand image, introduce newness […]

YVR announces revamped Food and Beverage and Retail options

Working with SSP Canada, San Francisco-based boutique airport restaurant operator Tastes on the Fly, and Paradies Lagardère, the new options include many first-time concepts to YVR, and will complement the airport’s existing portfolio of more than 170 shops, services and restaurants located before and after security. “Our vision for YVR’s commercial experience is to remain […]

Vancouver International Airport’s traffic soars to new record in 2018

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) had another year of record-breaking growth in 2018, welcoming more than 25.9 million passengers, a 7.3% increase over 2017. YVR reached its 25 million passenger milestone two years ahead of its forecast. More than 12.1 million domestic passengers traveled through the airport in 2018, up 6.1%. Inter-national passengers (including transborder) reached […]

FDFA 2018 General Operators Meeting opening session: FDFA President Abe Taqtaq reviews past year with pride and optimism

FDFA President Abe Taqtaq, of Windsor-Detroit Tunnel Duty Free Shop, opened the 2018 Operator General meeting with a very upbeat welcome. “This year I am more excited and optimistic to open our meeting knowing what is in store for the FDFA future,” he said, discussing the enthusiasm and accomplishments of the current Board of Directors, which was elected two […]

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