Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 16 No. 26

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IATA reports that commercial aviation carried more than 3 billion passengers and nearly 48 million tons of cargo on some 100,000 flights per day in 2013. TMI highlights more of the aviation group’s extensive statistical information and analysis in the 58th edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) on page 1.

The news in early August that Delta Air Lines had dropped its inflight duty free program with DFASS raises some worrisome speculation about the future of the channel. Has the current model outlived its relevance? Read some industry comments on page 1.

TFWA Cannes 2014:  more conference speakers and workshop details released.

Regional News.

Puig names Essence Corp. as its Caribbean distributor. Page 2.

WEBB expands with industry vets Colombo and Aleman. Page 2.

Brandwain leaves Flemingo Duty Free after only six months. Page 3.

Analysis. One on One with Enrique Urioste. The South American Duty Free Association President calls Brazil’s new border regulations a “landmark decision” for the industry in the Southern Cone and is a positive development for the business ahead.

Supply Side. Mars ITR launches a new summer campaign to inspire retail staff and increase consumer engagement; DFA’s Punta Cana team celebrate winning last year’s promo. Page 4.

Employment Opportunities. BPI is looking for an Area Sales Manager for Central and South America, based in Miami; VIVA Sales & Services is seeking an experienced Sales Rep; and ESSENCE Corp. has a new opening for an Area Manager based in South America. Also, ESSENCE has an opening for an Account/Area Manager for the Caribbean; Clarins has an opening for a West Coast Sales Coordinator based in Los Angeles. See page 4 for more details

IATA reports that commercial aviation carried more than 3 billion passengers and nearly 48 million tons of cargo on some 100,000 flights per day in 2013. TMI highlights more of the aviation group’s extensive statistical information and analysis in the 58th edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) on page 1.

The news in early August that Delta Air Lines had dropped its inflight duty free program with DFASS raises some worrisome speculation about the future of the channel. Has the current model outlived its relevance? Read some industry comments on page 1.

TFWA Cannes 2014:  more conference speakers and workshop details released.

Regional News.

Puig names Essence Corp. as its Caribbean distributor. Page 2.

WEBB expands with industry vets Colombo and Aleman. Page 2.

Brandwain leaves Flemingo Duty Free after only six months. Page 3.

Analysis. One on One with Enrique Urioste. The South American Duty Free Association President calls Brazil’s new border regulations a “landmark decision” for the industry in the Southern Cone and is a positive development for the business ahead.

Supply Side. Mars ITR launches a new summer campaign to inspire retail staff and increase consumer engagement; DFA’s Punta Cana team celebrate winning last year’s promo. Page 4.

Employment Opportunities. BPI is looking for an Area Sales Manager for Central and South America, based in Miami; VIVA Sales & Services is seeking an experienced Sales Rep; and ESSENCE Corp. has a new opening for an Area Manager based in South America. Also, ESSENCE has an opening for an Account/Area Manager for the Caribbean; Clarins has an opening for a West Coast Sales Coordinator based in Los Angeles. See page 4 for more details

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