Toblerone Andes reforestation project expands sustainability; project helps lead to category recovery

Since last October, Mondelez World Travel Retail has collaborated with non-profit organization One Tree Planted to help fund the reforestation of the Andes Mountains in South America through Toblerone sales. The company says that the project empowers traveling consumers in making more sustainable choices when they shop. In particular, Mondelez WTR and Dubai Duty Free […]

Godiva launches global marketing campaign “Godiva is Chocolate” to communicate wider availability of the premium brand

Godiva has announced the launch of GODIVA Is Chocolate, a marketing campaign celebrating Godiva’s growth beyond its strong gifting roots, as it expands its availability “into the chocolate aisle.” With nearly 100 years of history and a rich Belgian heritage, the iconic brand is renowned for the highest possible quality in its premium products, ingredients, […]

Martin Lovatt & Lenny DiCristofano: creating a travel retail agency with a true global footprint

Not many agencies in the travel retail channel are able to offer a true global footprint, especially for accessories brands. But a joint venture between U.S.-based Lenny DiCristofano of worldclassbrands and UK-based Martin Lovatt of Magnify Brands does just that. “Martin and I have been working together for seven years. While we have retained our […]

Duty Free Dynamics and Simextra Group join forces to open a LEGO airport store in South America

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) and Simextra Group have partnered to bring one of the first stores fully dedicated to LEGO in South America to life at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana. The new store is located in the airport’s departure hall. DFD continues to develop its reputation for building worldwide brands’ in the […]

Little Switzerland’s ethically-sourced lab-grown Engrace Diamonds shine on land and sea

One on One with Hal Tayler, CEO of Little Switzerland With about one-seventh of the environmental impact and produced with 85 percent less water* compared to traditional diamond mining, Engrace Diamonds by Little Switzerland creates sustainable, ethically-sourced genuine diamond rings, bracelets, earrings and pendants. Starting this September, curated collections of the lab-grown diamonds premiered onboard […]

Cultural icons Montblanc and Spike Lee featured in new campaign at MIA

Montblanc has taken over Terminal D at Miami International Airport with banners celebrating the collaboration of Spike Lee and the Montblanc Meisterstück.      As one of the most original and respected storytellers of our generation, Montblanc says that director, producer, professor and writer Spike Lee has made his mark on culture by putting pen to paper, […]

IFE Lux Group inks partnership with Italian luxury brand Graziella & Braccialini

Dario Pastorelli’s IFE Lux Group has begun a partnership with Italian luxury handbag and jewelry company Graziella & Braccialini to launch the brand in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Bermuda and Central America. The partnership will begin with the presentation of the Spring Summer 2022 collection through a group of strategic locations, which are part […]

Puig’s omnichannel launch for 212 Heroes strengthens Carolina Herrera’s TR leadership position in the Americas

Puig Travel Retail Americas has launched an extensive omnichannel campaign covering the entire passenger journey throughout the Americas to mark the launch of Carolina Herrera’s new masculine fragrance 212 Heroes. The ambitious campaign–  across 19 countries and 74 airport doors — is running at major South and North American airports, including São Paulo-Guarulhos, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, […]

Mondelez World Travel Retail adds to communications capabilities with new appointment

Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) has appointed Tamara Abusara to the role of Communications & Events Manager, World Travel Retail, to reinforce its communciations activities and key events focus in the channel. Abusara is responsible for Mondelez’s external communications and trade events under Richard Houseago, Head of Customer Marketing, World Travel Retail. She has spent […]