Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 16 No. 12

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Today Travel Markets Insider looks at airport developments throughout the Americas.

Our lead story announces the opening of the newest airport store in the Nuance/Victoria’s Secret partnership, in Toronto Pearson International Airport. This is the seventh airport outlet opened between the two companies since 2012, with another store opening next in St. Petersburg. Page 1.

In more Canadian airport news, Vancouver snares a big win in Skytrax annual airport awards, and is the only airport in the Americas to make the group’s top 10 list. Page 1.

People News. Miami International announces four new executive appointments, and US airport concessionaire company Paradies names three new senior personnel changes.

In a roundup of Latin American aviation news, TMI reports on whether Brazil’s airports will be ready in time for the World Cup in June (mostly, says the government); Venezuela still owes nearly $4 billion in overdue airline costs; and Mexican airport operator ASUR reports strong first quarter growth in passenger traffic and revenue growth. Page 2.

More. Go Travel wins Lima Airport Partners awards. Page 3.

Beauty News. L’OrĂ©al is named the world’s most valuable brand and speculation brews on a takeover of Elizabeth Arden. Page 2.

In the Spirit: SPI sees positive results in US TR with Chase International, page 4. Nordic distributor InterBrands Wines & Spirits opens US subsidiary to target cruise industry. Page 1.

SPECIAL LOGISTICS FEATURE. GILTNER INC. Smoothing the route to market after Customs clearance in North America. Page 3.