Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 24 No. 4

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With the closing of the Dufry – Autogrill deal last Friday, passenger travel across the globe could be in for some positive changes, as the leaders in both airport retail and travel F&B companies combine to create a seamless experience for airport users.

The integration of the two giant entities is kicking off now. See more details on page 1.

DFA GOLF. Many in the travel retail industry in the Americas are getting ready to tee off for the latest DFA Charity Golf Tournament on Wednesday. Event sponsors – the Falic Family Foundation & DFA — have set themselves a very ambitious target of raising one million dollars for cutting-edge cancer research and have partnered with the Miami Dolphins football team to reach that goal.

We at TMI look forward to seeing many of you at the reception! Read more on page 1. 


LimaLagardère Travel Retail Peru is celebrating its first year at Lima airport by creating a fantastic Sense of Place through the opening of Fantastico Peruan immersive retail experience to discover local brands, products and culture. Page 3

Bahamas. Grand Bahama Island to break ground on new international terminal. Page 3

Mexico. 2022 air tourist arrivals surpass pre-pandemic levels. Page 3

Chicago. O’Hare celebrates completion of Terminal 5 expansion, modernization. Page 4

Tampa. Airport to start construction of Phase 3 of its Master Plan. Page 4

Mexico City. Dufry opens refurbished duty free store. Page 4

Panama. Chanel and DFA unveil Travel Retail Fragrance and Beauty Boutique at Tocumen’s new Terminal 2. Page 4


Kering brings in Estée Lauder exec to develop its own Beauty division. Page 5

Legendary Spanish designer Paco Rabanne dies at age 88.

JES recruitmenTR – online global jobs website for travel retail—goes live. Page 5

ETRC holds first in person Business Forum since 2020 and unveils dynamic new logo. Page 5