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BY THE NUMBERS. The U.S. Department of Commerce is forecasting record inbound tourism to the United States over the next five years, with 18 million more visitors in 2019 compared to 2013. More details on page 1.
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Premium travel accessories company TUMI announces the opening of its 40th travel retail location, with its new store in New York’s LaGuardia International Airport, Terminal 2.
Dufry continues to expand across the globe, with its latest concession win at Kenya’s Nairobi international airport.
Going to Cannes? Make sure to stop for a glass of champagne, courtesy of Nice Côte d’Azur Airport and AELIA, for attendees of this year’s TFWA World Exhibition on Saturday on Sunday. And safe travels to all.
ASUTIL announces details of its 2nd Border Conference in Rivera, Uruguay, taking place Nov. 12.
SUPPLY SIDE NEWS. Pages 2, 3, 4
Edrington & Beam to end Maxxium TR. Pernod Ricard returns to growth in 1Q 14/15. Beam Suntory name new MD for Global Travel Retail. Estée Lauder Companies buys Le Labo. L’Oréal buys multi-cultural cult brand Carol’s Daughter. Revlon names new head of Travel Retail. Eyewear company B + D offers colorful, compact new range in Cannes
SUPPLIER FEATURE. Swatch Group’s Hour Passion expands globally.