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Canada eases border restrictions for vaccinated travelers, starting with Americans on Aug. 9; U.S. extends closure

Canada’s federal government announced Monday, July 19, that fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents who currently reside in the U.S. can travel to Canada for non-essential purposes without quarantining as of Aug. 9. Additionally, Canada announced that it will open its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from any country for non-essential purposes, with proof […]

Renovated Queenston Lewiston Duty Free store expands focus on whisky and white spirits

Queenston Lewiston Duty Free, located on the Canadian side of the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge in the Niagara region, renovated its store this summer, designing the layout to devote more space to its best-selling products. “The renovation is now completed and the store looks excellent,” Chris Foster tells TMI. “We reorganized the liquor department, and increased the […]

Duty Free City: catering to a new luxury shopper on the Mexican border

Describing itself as a “lifestyle destination” for luxury brands located along the US-Mexico border, Duty Free City opened its beautiful 14,000 square foot flagship store in San Ysidro, California with a gala event attended by 500 last November. Providing a luxurious, service-focused and interactive shopping experience within a sophisticated Spanish Colonial inspired aesthetic, Duty Free […]