Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 25 No. 6

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this letter as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click here Today’s news: The Dufry-Autogrill business combination appears to be a resounding success, as the newly named entity, Avolta, reports that it has delivered on its synergy targets and generated an impressive set of financial results in its first year. See […]

Suzanne Somers Companies partners with WorldclassBrands for global TR distribution

Travel retail specialist WorldclassBrands has partnered with the SUZANNE SOMERS Companies to distribute Suzanne Somers’ best-selling health, wellness, and beauty products at travel retail locations around the world. Suzanne Somers After her passing in 2023, Somers left behind a legacy as an entertainer and entrepreneur. A savvy businesswoman, Suzanne Somers was one of the very first […]

The Macallan partners with Cirque du Soleil to launch exclusive sensory experience at the Macallan Estate

The Macallan is commemorating its 200th anniversary by collaborating with Cirque du Soleil to create a bespoke, theatrical and unforgettable experience at The Macallan Estate. Cirque du Soleil Spirit is an exclusive sensory experience which transports guests into the theatrical universe of the Scottish Highlands for an engaging journey, says the company. Edrington explains that it will take visitors […]

Duty Free Americas unites Global Travel Retail community at 2024 Golf Day, raising $1 million to combat cancer

Duty Free Americas (DFA) hails the success of the 2024 DFA Charity Golf Tournament, held on February 8 in Miami. This sold-out event brought together several hundred friends, colleagues, and suppliers from the global travel retail industry, raising $1 million to support the fight against cancer. The funds generated from the golf day will contribute […]

Penderyn Whisky grows travel retail business through appeal to single malt consumers

Penderyn Whisky has made significant progress in global travel retail since the pandemic ended as more consumers demand something different and more retailers find space on-shelf for a non-Scotch whisky, Simon Roffe, Director Of Business Development at The Welsh Whisky Company Limited, tells TMI. “It has been a challenging time for a small brand with limited […]

DISC to distribute Sazerac spirits portfolio in select Caribbean domestic markets

Sazerac Company Inc. and Distribution Spirits Company LLC (DISC) have announced a distribution partnership for select Caribbean domestic markets. “To ensure our continued success and growth of our brands, we have appointed DISC as our new strategic distribution partner for the following markets in the Caribbean: Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin […]

Seatrade Cruise partners with The Moodie Davitt Report for dedicated retail conference in Miami in April 

Seatrade Cruise Global, the premier annual gathering of the cruise industry worldwide, is partnering with The Moodie Davitt Report to host a dedicated retail day at its 2024 event in Miami. The event runs from April 8-11 at The Miami Beach Convention Center with the retail sessions taking place at the same venue on the morning and […]

F&B@SEA 2024 Conference program- an interactive experience for cruise F&B professionals to explore

F&B@Sea, Seatrade Global’s focus on cruise food and beverage, has unveiled details of its 2024 conference program. F&B@Sea will take place at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in Miami, FL from April 10-11, 2024 to explore the latest trends and innovations shaping the future of cruise F&B. The conference sessions will examine evolving consumer trends, the […]

Sol de Janeiro brings the Samba spirit to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo airports with celebration of the Carnival of Brazil 

L’OCCITANE Group Travel Retail is set to unleash the dynamic and exuberant spirit of the Carnival of Brazil at both Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo airports with its Brazilian-inspired, premium beauty brand, Sol de Janeiro. As the iconic annual Brazilian festival kicks off across the country from the beginning of February, Sol de Janeiro […]

Brown-Forman unveils GTR exclusive Benriach Triple Distilled 25 Years Old

Brown-Forman has announced the GTR exclusive launch of Benriach Triple Distilled 25 Years Old, limited to only 1,000 9L cases. The Benriach Triple Distilled 25 Years Old joins the exclusive Brown-Forman GTR lineup, alongside core variants like Triple Distilled 10 Years Old, Quarter Cask, and Smoky Quarter Cask. Stéphane Morizet, Marketing Director GTR at Brown-Forman, […]