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DFS Group this past weekend unveiled its striking new “T Galleria by DFS” branding image, in an effort to better reflect the new levels of upgraded luxury and service of its downtown stores. Martin Moodie shared his insights and scenes from his visit to the gala opening with Travel Markets Insider.
Three Master Distillers and a Master Blender were among the speakers and guests of honor at the IWSC’s Whiskies Tasting event held at the New York Yacht Club last week. TMI’s Michael Pasternak was there as 45 of the world’s best whiskies were on display for the sampling.
The Hershey Company has named a new Category Strategist to its World Travel Retail team.
TFWA has unveiled details of it Airline & Retail Workshop and its Market Watch Workshop, which this year focuses on Turkey and Indonesia. See full details on Page 3.
Supply Side Feature. Beam Inc. “Makes History” with its first global brand campaign for its flagship Jim Beam Bourbon. Page 3.
Update. The Hand in Hand for Haiti Foundation announces its Miami 5K Walk/Run event (Oct. 5 at Zoo Miami) as the Lycée Jean-Baptiste Point du Sable School – the remarkable school conceived, developed and operated through the efforts of the travel retail industry — embarks on its third year in operation. If you are not in Miami, but would like to participate, you can sign up via satellite and walk or run anywhere around the world. See page 4 for more information.