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Johnnie Walker's The Gold Route launches

Diageo has released the second blend in the Johnnie Walker Explorers' Club range, which is a duty free exclusive.

Highland Park unveils its Warriors

Highland Park last night (February 22) unveiled The Warrior Series, which will comprise a range of six single malt whiskies.

New Macallan Lalique Oscuro for Asia

The Macallan and the French crystal brand, Lalique have launched a a new presentation for The Macallan which is exclusive to a select number of duty free and travel retail outlets in Asia.

TFWA Asia Pacific new venue

The Tax Free world Association (TFWA) has announced a new venue for the 2013 TFWA Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition in Singapore.

Stoli Hot and Sticki enter Brazilian TR

SPI has announced that its Stolichnaya flavoured variants, Stoli Hot and Stoli Sticki have been listed by Dufry Do Brazil, the largest travel retail distributor in Latin America.

Glenfarclas launches travel retail 18-year old

Glenfarclas is to launch an 18-year old single malt to global travel retail.

Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select in Vegas Airport

Jack Daniel’s has launched its first installation of Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select’s 'The Sinatra Experience' in Las Vegas airport.

Treasury to move into travel retail

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced its intention to build its presence as a leader in the global travel retail (GTR) sector.

Le Clos announces winner of the ‘Bordeaux Big Eight’

Le Clos, Dubai International's fine wines and luxury spirits duty free outlet,  has announced the winner of the Bordeaux Big Eight promotion which marked the fourth anniversary of the first store opening in Dubai.

Johnnie Walker The Spice Road debuts

Diageo has unveiled formally its latest Johnnie Walker expression: The Spice Road, which is only available in duty free stores.

Rémy Cointreau GTR rolls out St-Rémy à la Crème

Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail has rolled out St-Rémy à la Crème to travel retail.

Rémy launches Cointreau Noir

Rémy Cointreau is to launch Cointreau Noir in travel retail.

Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club Collection presented

Diageo unveiled the first whiskies of its Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club Collection at TFWA Cannes yesterday.

The Balvenie, Laphroaig, Cointreau & Brugal editions launch

New travel retail exclusive editions of The Balvenie, Laphroaig, Brugal and Cointreau were unveiled at Cannes yesterday (Tuesday October 23).

Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select unveiled in Cannes

Brown-Forman has launched Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select to global travel retail.

Bacardi named Supreme Champion at TRA

Bacardi Global Travel Retail was named Supreme Champion of the Travel Retail Awards yesterday at TFWA Cannes, after its brands scooped four gongs.

Absolut Exposure launches at TFWA Cannes

Pernod Ricard launched Absolut Exposure last night at an event at TFWA Cannes.

Courvoisier Le Voyage de Napoleon showcased at Cannes

Beam has announced the 2013 launch of Courvoisier Le Voyage de Napoleon, an exclusive travel retail range of cognacs.

TFWA: Asia-Pacific takes travel retail top spot

For the first time Asia-Pacific is the largest duty free/travel retail region in the world, having overtaken Europe, says the president of TFWA.

Patrón expands duty free listings

Patrón the ultra-premium tequila will soon be available at Tokyo Narita, and other major airports in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and South America

TFWA and APTRA announces Beijing line up

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) and the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) have announced the line-up of speakers for the conference in Beijing from March 5 to 7, 2013.

Toronto Airport: Jack Daniel’s gives away Indian Motorcycle

Passengers travelling through terminal 3 atTorontoAirportcan register to win a 2012 Indian Chief Classic motorcycle, courtesy of Jack Daniel’s and Nuance.

TFWA appoints Rimmer

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) has made John Rimmer its new conference, research and external affairs director.

India: Beam launches cognac

Beam has launched its Courvoisier age statement cognac collection in India at Delhi Duty Free Services.

Martell XO Architect Edition for Hong Kong duty free

The Martell XO Architect Edition by Christian de Portzamparc will debut in Hong Kong International Airport this month.

TFWA and MEDFA announce conference details

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) and the Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA) have released the programme for the 2012 MEDFA Conference.

Floating beach bars for Havana & Malibu

Pernod Ricard Travel Retail has opened two permanent bars branded to Havana Club and Malibu onboard the Danish cruise ship Birka Paradise.

EU delays lifting LAG restrictions

The European Commission has postponed next year’s deadline to lift EU airport security restrictions on air passengers carrying liquids, aerosol and gels (LAGs) in their hand luggage.

Metaxa and Rémy launch 5* HDFS exclusive

House of Metaxa and Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail have combined to launch a limited edition Metaxa 5 Stars, exclusively to Hellenic Duty Free Shops (HDFS).

Glen Garioch steps up duty free focus

Morrison Bowmore Distillers has launched a travel retail-exclusive Glen Garioch single malt whisky.

The Dalmore outpaces travel retail rivals

The Dalmore was the fastest-growing single malt whisky brand by value among the 10 largest malt brands in duty free and travel retail in 2011, according to figures released by the International Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR).

TFWA lines up Madeleine Albright for conference

Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright is to speak at the TFWA opening conference in Cannes.

Johnnie Walker Blue rolls out Casks Edition

Diageo is rolling out the travel retail launch of Johnnie Walker Blue Label - The Casks Edition.

Glenfiddich vintage to launch in travel retail

World Duty Free Group, William Grant & Sons Travel Retail and Heathrow airport have collaborated to produce a UK travel retail exclusive Glenfiddich vintage to celebrate 2012.

William Grant appoints travel retail director

André de Almeida, currently at The Edrington Group where he is area director with responsibility for the Middle East & Turkey, domestic & duty free, as well as The Americas duty free business, joins William Grant as European travel retail director.

High end products drive Diageo sales in Asian duty free

Diageo Global Travel & Middle East (GTME) has reported that successful in-store promotions and product innovation have led to a strong start to 2012 in Asian duty-free.  

European Parliament slams one-bag rule

The European Travel Retail Council (ETRC) has welcomed the European Parliament’s recent motion to stop budget airlines charging passengers for carrying more than one bag in their hand luggage.  

Whyte & Mackay releases 21-strong Dalmore range

Whyte & Mackay has released a collection of The Dalmore single malt vintage whiskies to duty free.

TFWA to hold conference in China

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) has announced that it is to hold a conference in China in March 2013 in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA).

Jim Beam Devil’s Cut arrives in European travel retail

Beam will enter Jim Beam Devil’s Cut into European travel retail this month following its debut in the US last year.

Bacardi GTR appoints new MD

Bacardi Global Travel Retail has appointed Mike Birch to the role of managing director.

MTR raises Courvoisier’s profile at T5

Maxxium Travel Retail (MTR) is raising the profile of Courvoisier and aiming to demystify the cognac category with its multi-sensory experience, ‘Le Nez de Courvoisier’ in the World Duty Free store at London Heathrow Terminal 5. 

World of Patria takes Chase into GTR

Travel Retail operator World of Patria International has reached agreement with Chase Distillery to offer its range of spirits and liqueurs.

Cutty Sark Tam o’Shanter arrives in travel retail

The Edrington Group has launched a limited edition of its Cutty Sark 25 Year Old to global travel retail.

Altia buys Xanté

Altia Plc is buying the Xanté Company and the Xanté spirits brand from the Swedish Tilander family.

Calvados Berneroy has makeover for duty free

Camus Wines & Spirits is set to unveil a new look for its Calvados Berneroy range in global duty free.

Chinese travellers boost sales of liquor for Dubai Duty Free

The world’s single largest travel retailer, Dubai Duty Free, has said a rise in the number of Chinese passengers is one of the main factors behind a strong 17% increase in liquor sales over the first nine months of 2011.

Kiwi beers dispute duty free listing

Two Kiwi breweries have fallen out over which was the first to enter the New Zealand duty free market.

Rémy unveils limited edition Cointreau for Dubai

Rémy Cointreau has created a limited edition bottle for its Cointreau orange liqueur brand, especially for Dubai Duty Free.

Drambuie toasts travel retail success

Drambuie’s premium expression Drambuie 15 is to be offered onboard all British Airways routes from December.