Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 18 No. 32

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US airports get a “D” rating for the state of America’s aviation infrastructure and ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke has called for immediate action just two days after issuing a study that says that airports will need nearly $100 billion in funding over the next five years.  See pages 1 & 3.


Caribbean. Royal Caribbean signs a multi-year agreement with the government of the The Bahamas to invest in major enhancements at the private island of Coco Cay. Page 1.


Canada. Queenston-Lewiston Canadian border store caters to the “Starbucks” customer with new coffee shop.


YVR and Paradies Lagardère opened four new retail concepts in the domestic post-security terminal. Page 2.
Latin America. London Supply to open Apple store in Iguazu; Mexico City T2 duty free tender postponed; Puerto Rican rum producer Destileria Serralles names Philippe Brechot new president and CEO. Page 3.


Supply Side.
Meet the elegant new DANZKA THE SPIRIT in Orlando;


Hershey to share American Airport confectionery insights from CiR study with partners;


Italian fashion brand Camicissima targets global travel retail expansion. Page 4


Bacardi Limited names Mahesh Madhavan as CEO to replace retiring Michael Dolan. Page 1.