Airlines, airports gear up for cautious re-openings

A special TMI round-up compiled by Lois Pasternak   Airports and airlines in some major countries are getting ready to emerge from lockdown, even as the world reached the unimaginable milestone of 5 million confirmed cases this week. More than 328,000 people have died to date and the real number is likely much higher. The […]

Duty Free World Council Academy to launch Certificate Course in Duty Free & Travel Retail

The Duty Free World Council is set to launch its first Certification Course. The global duty free and travel retail industry association’s DFWC Academy will announce its first program during TFWA’s upcoming Asia Pacific Exhibition and Conference. The first course will begin in September 2019 with student enrollment commencing immediately. The launch of the program is a major milestone in […]

TSA security measures for US-bound passengers expand to include powders

The Duty Free World Council has announced that the Unites States Trans-port Security Administration (TSA) has instituted new security measures that apply to US-bound passengers carrying powder-like substances in quantities of 12 ounces/350g and over. The new regulations became effective on June 30, 2018. These products include flour, sugar, ground coffee, spices, powdered milk (such […]

Latest DFWC KPI Monitor underlines the importance of differentiation

  International travelers want uniqueness and differentiation in the travel retail offer, marking them as key satisfaction drivers in the latest DFWC KPI Monitor. The Q1 2017 monitor, produced in partnership with Swiss based research and consultancy agency m1nd-set, also shows that value for money remains the most important satisfaction driver. New and different products […]

DFWC launches quarterly Global Shopping Monitor

The Duty Free World Council (DFWC) has conducted a Global Shopping Monitor of duty free shopping trends in the fourth quarter of 2015. The quarterly Global KPI Monitor is part of a continuous project to measure perceptions of the duty free & travel retail industry among travelers, conducted in partnership with research & consulting company m1nd-set. “This is an exciting […]

Duty Free World Council to develop industry database

The new Duty Free World Council is developing a global Industry Database. It has com- missioned consultants Harry Bush and Daniel Storey to prepare the study under coordinator Kshitij “Kay” Goyal. Bush and Storey will also dev- elop an Industry Profile and the first of a series of Economic Im- pact Studies detailing the econ- […]

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