• Delhi Duty Free benefits from new baggage allowance

    The Indian government’s decision to raise the baggage allowance from RS35,000 to Rs45,000 (US$556 to $741) for inbound adult passengers returning after a stay of more than three days has been welcomed by leading retailer, Delhi Duty Free.

  • Flemingo takes CSR to the streets

    Flemingo has taken its Corporate Social Responsibility program to the streets of Sri Lanka is a bid to boost the island nation’s tourism industry as its official Duty Free partner.

  • August launch for new APTRA database

    The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) is about to unveil its new intelligent database service, which has been developed to help members search for key contacts across the region.

  • Shopping for social awareness

    The trend for social impact awareness among its passengers is taking Cathay Pacific’s inflight sales portfolio in a different direction following the early 2014 launch of Cathay Pacific Cares.

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Major Japanese chain Don Quijote plans to boost duty free sales to foreign tourists

Aug 19 | Japan’s major discount chain Don Quijote Holdings Co. is planning to increase duty free sales to foreign tourists starting in October, when consumable goods will be added to the list of items that can be purchased tax free. more >>

Major Japanese chain Don Quijote plans to boost duty free sales to foreign tourists
 

Beats headphones bring exclusive new colors to Nuance-Watson outlets

Aug 19 | Nuance-Watson has announced the release of two exclusive new colors in the Beats New Studio line of headphones, with the company the first retailer in all of Hong Kong to offer the products. more >>

Beats headphones bring exclusive new colors to Nuance-Watson outlets
 

Furla opens new concept shop-in-shop in Shanghai

Aug 19 | Together with Sunrise Duty Free, Furla has opened a new 45 square-meter shop-in-shop in Shanghai Pudong Terminal 1 International. more >>

Furla opens new concept shop-in-shop in Shanghai
 

China International Duty Free launches Baisha Harmonization in the Middle East with DFS Abu Dhabi and Dubai Duty Free

Aug 17 | Adding to their existing portfolios of Chinese tobacco in both DFS Abu Dhabi and Dubai Duty Free, China International Duty Free (CIDF) has just launched another super-premium variant. more >>

China International Duty Free launches Baisha Harmonization in the Middle East with DFS Abu Dhabi and Dubai Duty Free
 

Another keynote speaker joins extensive TFWA lineup

Aug 13 | Today TFWA announced that Air France-KLM Chairman and CEO Alexandre de Juniac will be a keynote speaker at its 30th World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes. De Juniac will address the challenges facing the airline industry in relation to his own experience in the decade since the French and Dutch airlines merged. more >>

Another keynote speaker joins extensive TFWA lineup
 

Flemingo and Harley riders promote tourism in Sri Lanka

Aug 11 | Flemingo has joined as the Official Duty Free Partner with Street Thunder Sri Lanka 2014, an event in which the Harley Owners Group (HOG) rides around Sri Lanka to promote tourism. This is the second year of the event, in which riders come from UAE for an eight-day tour around Sri Lanka. more >>

Flemingo and Harley riders promote tourism in Sri Lanka
 

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Furla opens new concept shop-in-shop in Shanghai

Aug 19 | Together with Sunrise Duty Free, Furla has opened a new 45 square-meter shop-in-shop in Shanghai Pudong Terminal 1 International. more >>

Furla opens new concept shop-in-shop in Shanghai
 

Ferrero launches additions to its key brands in Cannes

Aug 19 | Ferrero Travel Market (FTM) is adding to the success of its most popular brands including Kinder, Nutella, Tic Tac and Ferrero Praline portfolio. These new products will be unveiled at TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes this October. more >>

Ferrero launches additions to its key brands in Cannes
 

NITR brings its Kit Kat headphone promotion to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Aug 19 | Nestle International Travel Retail (NITR) has launched its ongoing Kit Kat headphone promotion at KLIA's Choc Shop International. more >>

NITR brings its Kit Kat headphone promotion to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
 

Drambuie offers head-turning travel retail exclusive just in time for the holidays

Aug 19 | Drambuie is offering a limited-edition travel retail-exclusive bottle just in time for the busy holiday travel season. The black-and-white zigzag-patterned bottle will make its appearance on travel retail shelves in October, and the company will launch this eye-catching design at TFWA Cannes. more >>

Drambuie offers head-turning travel retail exclusive just in time for the holidays
 

Belvedere awarded highest trophy

Aug 7 | Belvedere vodka has been awarded the most prestigious award for two of its products, Belvedere vodka and Belvedere Unfiltered. They have both been awarded The Trophy at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) annual awards dinner. more >>

Belvedere awarded highest trophy
 

Maui Jim looks back at 60s for new sunglasses style

Aug 5 | Travelers dreaming of “livin’ the life,” as described in Dion’s 1961 hit song, The Wanderer—never in one place and roaming from town to town—are now being offered the chance to step out in style with Maui Jim’s new Wanderer premium PolarizedPlus2 sunglasses (Style #289, #329 US MSRP). more >>

Maui Jim looks back at 60s for new sunglasses style