Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 16 No. 17

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As the industry begins to gather in Mexico City on the eve of the 2014 ASUTIL Conference, TMI presents some updated economic growth figures for Latin America and the Caribbean reported by regional United Nations organization ECLAC . The Special TMI ASUTIL magazine is also a treasure trove of economic reports. It will be uploaded to our website early next week for those not attending the Conference.

PEOPLE. Arnaud de Volontat’s new company ALTIMETRE has signed an agreement to add a luxury fragrance to its agency portfolio; Safilo Group names a new Head of Global Travel Retail; Chanel brings back Luz. See page 1.

Italian style comes to Pittsburgh with Furla‘s latest opening.

Zamora International in the Spotlight – in depth interview with new International Global Duty Free Director Antony Kime. Page 2.

Bacardi launches super-premium white sipping rum as a TR exclusive.

Paco Rabanne sweeps fragrance awards with Invictus.