This special issue of Travel Markets Insider reveals Dufry‘s stunning new Lima Duty Free stores which were inaugurated at Peru’s Jorge Chavez International Airport on August 8. Lima Duty Free is the latest addition to Dufry’s plan to offer all of its customers a ‘World Class’ experience. TMI was in Lima to share the experience first-hand. Story and photos on pages 1 & 2.
In more Dufry news, the global travel retailer sees growth in Australia as well as South America, as it announces it has extended the existing duty free contract at Melbourne Airport held by Dufy-owned Nuance to 2022. Details on page 3.
Cruise. Even as the cruise industry continues to expand to new markets, it is experiencing record growth in Asia with no signs of slowing down, reports the Cruise Lines International Association. CLIA has just released its new, comprehensive 2016 Asia Cruise Trends study, and many indicators suggest that this is a channel to watch for new business opportunities. Story on page 3. To download a copy of the CLIA study, please click here.
Latin America News. Mercosur members clash over Venezuela presidency; Corporacion America eyes NYSE listing; Flamengo leaves Asuncion. Page 4.