TFWA Singapore breaks attendance records.

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) says its Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference 2018, held in Singapore last week, broke previous attendance records.

Pernod Ricard launches Global Travel Retail company

Pernod Ricard has announced its new organisation Global Travel Retail which will combine its travel retail activities.

Duty Free World Council studies travel retail in Americas

The DFWC have reported ‘significant progress’ on an Economic Impact Study on the importance of the duty free and travel retail industry in the Americas.

Strong attendance at TFWA Asia Pacific

Numbers were up at the  21st TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference, which took place last week in Singapore.

APTRA to allow associate members

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) has announced that it is to extend membership to companies which can offer services of value to member companies and to the industry as a whole.

The ‘sucker deal’ view of duty free

An article in The New York Times exploring where to find the best duty free bargains in the Americas caught my eye recently.

MMI and Edouard Garabedian link up

MMI, the leading alcoholic beverage distributor across the Gulf and Indian Ocean and Edouard Garabedian, the major independent alcoholic beverage distributor in Ethiopia, have announced a strategic partnership.

TFWA Cannes: first-ever dedicated research workshop

The Tax Free World Association has announced its first-ever dedicated research workshop at its World Exhibition in Cannes on Wednesday October 21.

Maxxium Travel Retail to cease

Edrington and Beam Suntory have announced that they are ending their Maxxium Travel Retail joint venture with effect from April 1, 2015.

APTRA rolls out responsible training at Singapore Changi

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association has embarked on a new Responsible Retail Training Programme (RRTP) for DFS staff in stores at Singapore Changi airport.

Air France-KLM CEO to speak at TFWA Cannes

The Tax Free World Association has announced Air France-KLM CEO Alexandre de Juniac will speak at the opening conference of its Cannes exhibition in October.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Glen Garioch steps up duty free focus

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

Pernod launches special edition Martell cognac

Pernod Ricard has launched a new expression of its Martell cognac to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Martell Cordon Bleu. Cordon Bleu Centenary limited edition has launched in Asia duty free.

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.

Martell targets Asian TR for Millésimes debut

Cognac house Martell has announced it will unveil the first expression of its Millésimes Collection in Asian duty free on November 23.

Rémy sets the Standard

Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail (GTR) is attempting to raise awareness of vodka brand Russian Standard, with its new campaign Vodka As It Should Be.

Edrington pushes Brugal in travel retail

US: Brugal rum brand-owner the Edrington Group, their distributors Rémy Cointreau Travel Retail Americas and retailer International Shoppes have combined forces to promote travel retail exclusive Brugal Extra Viejo Reserva and Brugal Añejo Reserva - starting in New York JFK.

Brown-Forman adds to duty free team

Brown-Forman Duty Free has announced the appointments  of Pierre-Hubert Plessis, Susanna Leslie and Hannah Lyons, effective immediately.

Follador appoints World of Patria

Prosecco winery Follador has appointed World of Patria as its travel retail and duty free distribution partner.

Beefeater packs a punch in travel retail

Limited edition Beefeater Winter gin has made its European travel retail debut in the main World Duty Free store in London Heathrow Terminal 3.

India: Diageo launches 21 yo Johnnie Walker

Diageo has launched a new expression of its Johnnie Walker scotch whisky in Delhi duty free. Johnnie Walker XR 21 year old is now available in T3, Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Ballantine's gets packaging overhaul

Travel Retail: Pernod Ricard has revamped the packaging for its Ballantine’s blended Scotch whiskies. The revised prestige range first appeared on shelf in Asia Duty Free and includes Ballantine’s 17 Year Old, Ballantine’s 21 Year Old and Ballantine’s 30 Year Old.