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Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 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.   As many of us are now en route to Cannes for the 2019 TFWA Tax Free World Exhibition, we wish all our industry colleagues safe travels and a very successful week ahead. TMI here presents some […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 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. The Frontier Duty Free Association has revealed details of its Convention taking place in Toronto in November. FDFA Executive Director Barbara Barrett also speaks with TMI about the Association’s legislative priorities for the coming year, led by its efforts to have the Visitor […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 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 is now two weeks since Hurricane Dorian devastated the northern Bahamas. The official death toll stands at 50, although 1,300 people are still listed as missing. Preliminary reports estimated Dorian caused some $7 billion […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 38

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 has been another week of environmental and political upheavals, beginning with a devastating hurricane that struck the northern Caribbean islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, and ranging to the uncertainty posed by […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 37

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. TFWA has announced that brandtech expert David Jones will be the second keynote speaker at the TFWA World Conference in Cannes, joining with former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and TFWA President Alain Maingreaud. The Association has also announced this years […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 36

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. Five years after the original legislation was passed by the Brazilian Parliament, the first Brazilian border store operated by a major operator has officially opened. Global travel retailer Dufry inaugurated an 850 sqm retail shop in the border […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 35

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   South American Duty Free Association ASUTIL this week revealed more details about the regional meeting it will hold to help operators and suppliers best develop the business in the new stores authorized on the […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 34

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 we prepare to go to press, the L’Oréal Group announced that it has delivered its strongest first half like-for-like growth in more than a decade at +7.3%. Based on reported figures, the Group’s sales […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 33

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 U.S. is undergoing a massive airport renovation from coast to coast. Today TMI is taking a look at some of the major airport development programs making news this month in North America. All three […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 32

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 key news story that broke today, Panama-based Top Brands International announced that it has acquired Neutral Duty Free, the largest duty free chain in Uruguay. No financial details were released. With this acquisition, Top Brands surges to […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 31

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   Today’s issue of Travel Markets Insider ranges from the Mercosur to Canada, with several stops in between. In news that broke last Friday, the European Union and the countries in Mercosur— Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay – signed […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 30

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   TFWA has announced that former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair — certainly a high profile player in global politics — will be the keynote speaker at this year’s World Exhibition & Conference in […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 29

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 an issue chock full of wide-ranging news, TMI starts off with the welcome announcement that the first two Brazilian border stores have been authorized to open by Brazil’s Receita Federal. TMI will run additional information on this breaking […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 28

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 Financial Times has declared this the dawn of the Asian Century, said TFWA President Alain Maingreaud, in his first address as President to the TFWA Asia Pacific Conference earlier this month. Maingreaud went on to say that […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 20 No. 27

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   We start this week’s letter with the very sad news that the travel retail industry has lost another one of its pioneering founders.   Israel Marmol, once one of the largest and most […]

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