Spirits

Loch Lomond launches GTR exclusive Inchmoan 10 Year Old

Global Travel Retail exclusive range with the addition of Loch Lomond Inchmoan 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch whisky. Loch Lomond Group will be introducing the new expression in Cannes, where it will also be announcing details of a new ultra-premium expression which will be its oldest-ever release. Loch Lomond Group owns the award-winning Loch […]

Corrigan leads new WEBB GTR

Stephen Corrigan has been named managing director of the recently launched company, WEBB Global Travel Retail (WEBB GTR). Corrigan teamed up with industry veteran Andy Consuegra and others to launch WEBB GTR on July 1, 2017. WEBB GTR will distribute its portfolio of premium spirits and wines for the travel retail markets in the Americas, […]

IWSR: Leading travel retail liquor brands rebound in 2016

Most of the leading spirits brands increased sales in travel retail in 2016 as the market began to recover following 2015’s downturn, according to IWSR’s Top 100 Travel Retail Brands. Overall global travel retail spirits sales increased by 3.2% in 2016 over 2015 to reach 22.5m nine-liter cases. Johnnie Walker still leads the ranking with […]

Grey Market trading hurts Travel Retail

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by Jim Perry, Brown-Forman Senior Vice President, India, Middle East & Africa, Central and South America The Cannes 2016 edition of Travel Markets Insider discussed the issue of grey market trading (i.e. parallel trade) and its potential impact on the travel retail industry. This debate needs to continue. Parallel trading poses several serious risks to the […]

Baja Duty Free teams up with Bloommiami to open first Diageo store-in-store at San Ysidro

Diageo and Baja Duty Free have collaborated with design, architecture and brand-consulting agency Bloommiami to create a Diageo store-within-a-store for Baja Duty Free’s San Ysidro location, The permanent store, which opened in August, features Diageo’s popular brands including Johnnie Walker, Buchanan’s, Bailey’s and Captain Morgan, as well as the brand’s luxury division, World Class. The […]

Chase International appointed as Stillhouse distributor in US TR and Caribbean markets

Chase International, Inc. has announced that it has been appointed the distribution partner for award-winning American whiskey brand Stillhouse for the US Travel Retail and Caribbean markets.  Stillhouse is a clear American whiskey, distilled in authentic copper whiskey stills and charcoal-filtered in Columbia, Tennessee that is packaged in a red stainless steel can that the company says […]

Bacardi rum activation brings fun and Latin vibe to San Juan’s Luis Munoz International Airport

A four-month activation from Bacardi that celebrates BACARDI heritage in pioneering classic rum cocktails is currently running with Dufry at Puerto Rico’s San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. Bacardi is mainly produced and aged in Puerto Rico, using lightly charred American white oak barrels. Featuring the full range of Bacardi aged rums, the activation is running from June 1 until September 30, 2017. […]

Tito’s celebrates 4th of July around the world

Tito’s International celebrated the 4th of July by partnering with U.S. embassies and on-trade custom around the world for themed festivities where Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails were served. In honor of the U.S. Independence Day, the company released the premium Texan vodka in  limited edition red, white and blue burlap bags in the travel retail channel. The bags, which pay homage to the American flag, became […]

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