Spirits

Aude Bourdier joins Brown-Forman

A familiar face in global travel retail, Aude Bourdier has taken a new position, joining Brown-Forman as marketing director for Global Travel Retail and Developed APAC which includes the domestic markets of Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. The announcement was made by Marshall Farrer, senior vice president, managing director, Global Travel Retail & […]

Diageo: Caribbean-Central America GM steps up to senior GTR role as Dayalan Nayager takes key local position

Dayalan Nayager, currently Managing Director for Global Travel, has been appointed to Managing Director for GB, Ireland and France. Nayager will be replaced by Eduardo Barp, currently General Manager Caribbean & Central America as head of the travel retail business. He will report to Alberto Gavazzi, President, Diageo Latin America and Caribbean, Global Travel and […]

Beam Suntory launches Maker’s Mark’s first GTR exclusive

  Beam Suntory has announced the launch of Maker’s Mark 101 – the brand’s first-ever GTR exclusive. Previously only available at the distillery in Loretto, Kentucky, Maker’s Mark 101 represents Maker’s Mark’s signature bourbon bottled at a higher proof for a bolder taste, says the company. This limited edition is available exclusively in Travel Retail and features a gold bottle decoration alongside the iconic Maker’s Mark hand-dipped red wax […]

WGS announces cognac partnership with La Guilde du Cognac

William Grant & Sons has partnered with La Guilde du Cognac created by Jean-Sébastien Robicquet to introduce the world’s first extensive collection of single terroir Cognacs. The initial range will showcase four single village Cognacs. These Cognacs will be the original expression of one cru, one village, one vintage and one artisan distiller. La Guilde […]

Old Pulteney launches new travel retail collection

International Beverage Ltd. launched a new Old Pulteney travel retail collection at an exclusive tasting event at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes. The new travel retail exclusive collection features a 10 Year Old, a 2006 Vintage and a 16 Year Old, and includes a return to age statements.. The company also evolved its packaging […]

Ron Cihuatan, El Salvador’s ambassador to the world

Ron Cihuatan, the first rum ever produced in El Salvador, is expanding its range of handcrafted rums as it grows its international business, including to travel retail. Licorera Cihuatan Vice President Juan Alfredo Pacas tells TMI that Ron Cihuatan takes its responsibility as El Salvador’s rum very seriously. “Ron Cihuatan began as a dream to […]

Speyburn releases new GTR exclusive 16 Year Old expression

Speyburn single malt Scotch whisky is launching a third expression to its GTR exclusive range at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes. Speyburn 16 Years Old follows the introduction of Hopkins Reserve and 10 Years Old. “The new travel retail-exclusive 16 Years Old is the perfect complement to the existing two TR-exclusive whiskies, Hopkins Reserve […]

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