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Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 21

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 MEMORIAM   Travel Markets Insider is very sad to report that “Captain” Robby Hamaty, one of the most beloved and respected businessmen in the Caribbean, died in a Miami hospital on Saturday morning. […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 20

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 off this week’s issue with the very sad news that Fairn & Swanson — one of the pioneering companies in the U.S. duty free industry, whose Baja Duty Free retail division was celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020 […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 19

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   This week TMI takes a deep look at the Caribbean. Despite predictions of widespread death amid fears of inadequate medical facilities, the Caribbean took immediate and decisive actions to close borders. The region instituted strict protocols, […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 18

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   Registration opens for the Moodie Davitt Virtual Travel Retail Expo   Delegate registration has just opened for the Moodie Davitt Virtual Travel Retail Expo, a unique 5-day ‘live’ event followed by a 30-day showcase. […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 17

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   NOTES: The Duty Free World Council (DFWC) has extended the deadline to respond to its global Recovery Framework Protocol to Monday, May 18. See details on page 1. You can access the questionnaire here. In related news, The European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC) welcomed […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 16

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 numbers are pouring in and they are not good. The UN World Tourism Organization reports that international tourism arrivals could plunge as much as 80% by the end of this year, calling it “the […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 15

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 hope that our readers around the world are well and staying safe as they deal with these unprecedented challenges to health and business from the threat of COVID-19.   The numbers keep pouring […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 14

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 COVID-19 pandemic is taking a devastating toll on the travel retail businesses globally and in this week’s issue two of the industry’s major players, Dufry (along with its Hudson division) and Gebr. Heinemann detail steps they are taking to survive and […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 13

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   Special Note:   In this era of Giving Back, where acts of kindness are more critical than ever, Travel Markets Insider would like to shine a spotlight on our very own Art Director, Chris Hetzer. Although only […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 12

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   First, we sincerely hope that this issue of Travel Markets Insider finds you and your family well, wherever you are in the world. The world continues to struggle with the worst crisis in living memory […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 11

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 our lead story, TMI reports on the efforts by the International Association of Airport & Duty Free Stores to make sure that the duty free and travel retail concessionaires — especially in the United […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 10

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   With the WHO officially declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 11, the subsequent series of developments have changed the world as we know it for the immediate future. U.S. President Donald Trump […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 9

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link.   Obviously, the COVID-19 coronavirus is the most disruptive development to hit the world in decades, with an impact now far beyond only travel and its related services. Here is a link to an […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 8

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE The impact of the COVID-19 virus is spreading worldwide as outbreaks surge outside of China, with South Korea, Italy and Iran growing centers of concern. In this week’s update, TMI presents reports from IATA to m1nd-set, while Delta Airlines cuts […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 7

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE SESSIONS ASUTIL and IAADFS have released the full lineup of speakers for the Executive Conference Sessions at the 2020 Duty Free & Travel Retail Summit of the Americas, March 30 – April 2, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency in […]

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