Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 23 No. 41

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In the big news breaking this morning, Erik Juul-Mortensen has been re-elected President of Tax Free World Association.

Our mission remains unchanged, and that is to serve the duty free and travel retail industry to the best of our ability as we move toward a new era of prosperity, building on the success of the Association and its event,” said Juul-Mortensen, in the official statement.

See full story on page 6

In another important development for the Beauty industry, a new joint venture will be bringing an edition of Cosmoprof North America to Miami in 2024. See more details on page 5. 

This week’s issue of Travel Markets Insider focuses heavily on the Supply Side, with brands aggressively re-investing in the channel.


In our lead story, Motta Internacional welcomes the opening of an “ultra-luxurious” Dior Beauty boutique at Terminal 2 in Panama’s Tocumen Airport, the first in Central America. Page 1.


Innovation and quality win Saronno awards and propel brands to top-trending levels.

TMI’s Lois Pasternak speaks with Alvara Escribano, Illva’s Regional Director WE & LATAM – GTR Wines & Spirits about the strides the brands are making globally and in the channel. Page 2. 


New Travel Retail exclusives launched from Chivas and LVMH’s Ardbeg. Page 3

The Macallan releases global campaign film celebrating Janet Harbinson, who created the world’s most valuable bottle of spirits. Page 3


Lindt unveils new name, new vision, new formats for travel retail. Page 4

Mondelez takes next step in its Travel Retail Made Right roadmap with Ghana Mobility initiative. Page 5.

Swarovski & EssilorLuxottica sign licensing agreement. Page 4.


Brown-Forman’s Marshal Farrer expands his leadership role. Page 6

The Estée Lauder Companies bolsters its Travel Retail Leadership team with three new appointments. Page 6