Caribbean

Tairo International announces grand opening of Marc Jacobs corner and launch of Daisy Wild fragrance at John Bull flagship store in Nassau

John Bull’s flagship store on Bay Street in Nassau has opened a Marc Jacobs corner, which saw the highly successful launch of the new fragrance, Daisy Wild, reports Tairo International, the company that distributes the Marc Jacobs fragrances. The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new corner took place ahead of Mother’s Day last month, marking a […]

Caribbean In-depth Report: Caribbean tourism robust, but growth is slowing even as inter-regional and LATAM travel gain strength                                                            

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) teamed up with travel intelligence specialist ForwardKeys to produce an in-depth study of air traffic and the tourism prospects for the region. “A data-based approach to destination promotion and management will be foundational for a sustainable, resilient and profitable future for the region’s tourism sector,” commented CHTA President […]

Tairo International’s Luxury Division launches Kylie Cosmetics and Cosmic Kylie Jenner fragrance in the Caribbean with 2-day event at Maggy’s Aruba

Tairo International, a leading distributor of premium beauty brands, has launched Kylie Cosmetics, Kylie Skin, and the highly anticipated Cosmic Kylie Jenner fragrance in Aruba in collaboration with retail partner Maggy’s Aruba. The landmark launch solidifies Kylie Cosmetics as a prominent addition to Tairo International’s Luxury Division and an integral part of Coty’s portfolio, says […]

Japanese whisky and spirits producer Nikka Whisky and MONARQ Group extend strategic partnership to the Caribbean

Nikka Whisky has extended their partnership with MONARQ Group beyond the Mexican market to the Caribbean. Nikka Whisky was founded in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru, known as the father of Japanese Whisky, and is renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship and heritage, Under this strategic distribution agreement, MONARQ Group will leverage its extensive network and expertise […]

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 […]

U.S. Virgin Islands tourism booms as government sets ambitious goals for 2024

Touting its “remarkable achievements” and offering a vision for “an even brighter future,” the U.S. Virgin Islands celebrated the end of 2023 with international arrivals projected to increase 39% above 2019 levels in the fourth quarter of 2023, plus extended stay visitors up by 25%. With these figures, the USVI played a prominent role in the […]

Moët Hennessy Travel Retail opens its first Hennessy Boutique in Jamaica’s Montego Bay Airport

Moët Hennessy Travel Retail has opened the first Hennessy boutique in the Americas travel retail market. The 56-square-meter Hennessy shop-in-shop, situated in the Dufry departure store at Montego Bay Airport in Jamaica, is poised to offer a bespoke experience in the Americas region. The boutique offers travelers a selection of travel retail exclusive cognacs, including […]

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Announces Acquisition of WEBB Banks

 Deal Expands Southern Glazer’s Presence in the Pan-Caribbean Market and Bolsters Travel & Export Capabilities Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits today announced its plans to acquire Miami-based WEBB Banks, the leading premium wine and spirits distributor in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America, as well as the travel retail and cruise sector. The acquisition, […]

Campari Group GTR blends physical and digital at world’s first Appleton Estate boutique in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Campari Group has opened a permanent Appleton Estate Jamaican rum boutique at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The boutique, prominently located near the entrance of the Dufry walk-in store, is Campari’s largest ever investment in global travel retail, and blends physical and digital elements to create an omni-channel experience. A sensorial journey Travel […]