• DFS launches ‘first of its kind’ Timepieces and Whiskies in Macau

    Luxury travel retailer, DFS Group, has unveiled a new lifestyle shopping experience, Timepieces & Whiskies, within the men’s concept at T Galleria by DFS, Macau, City of Dreams. Housed on the men’s fashion floor, Timepieces & Whiskies showcases a “curated collection of undiscovered treasures and icon pieces from across the worlds of whiskies and watches”.

  • Melbourne Airport builds on retail growth

    Just over a year ago Melbourne airport opened its new Terminal 4 with 32 retailers.

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Fall in sales of infight duty free on South Korean airlines

Oct 17 | The duty free woes in South Korea has hit inflight duty free operated by national airlines. Recent statistics show that sales have decreased in the past few years due to the increased competition from the internet and airport duty free stores. more >>

Fall in sales of infight duty free on South Korean airlines
 

Women in Travel Retail raises over US$22,000 for Cambodian school

Oct 17 | Thanks to the generosity of companies and individuals, Women in Travel Retail (WiTR) raised over €19,000 (US$22,400) during its October meeting at TFWA World Exhibition. more >>

Women in Travel Retail raises over US$22,000 for Cambodian school
 

Lovely evening for TFWA WE opening cocktail

Oct 1 | This year's new layout of the Opening Cocktail in Cannes was a definite hit more >>

Lovely evening for TFWA WE opening cocktail
 

DFS introduces OOKONN pop store in T Galleria, Hong Kong

Sep 26 | In an exclusive partnership to celebrate the global traveler, DFS Group announced its first collaboration with Hong Kong luggage brand OOKONN with the launch of a dedicated pop-up store at T Galleria by DFS, Canton Road in Hong Kong. more >>

DFS introduces OOKONN pop store in T Galleria, Hong Kong
 

Hong Kong International Airport offers National Day promotions

Sep 26 | To celebrate the upcoming National Day holiday, Hong Kong International Airport is launching a series of shopping promotions, including a reward of HKIA cash coupons worth up to HK$15,000 (US$1,900). more >>

Hong Kong International Airport offers National Day promotions
 

Chinese snub South Korea as visitor numbers plunge for six month in a row

Sep 25 | The number of Chinese tourists in South Korea declined 61.2% on-year in August, marking the sixth straight month of decrease following the THAAD missile crisis. The number of visitors from the neighboring country in the January-August period was 2.87 million, a 48.8% drop from 5.6 million in the same eight months of 2016 according to government figures. more >>

Chinese snub South Korea as visitor numbers plunge for six month in a row
 

brand news

Imperial Tobacco becomes ISPY Academy partner to beef up staff training

Sep 25 | In a staff training initiative, Imperial Tobacco has announced that it is now an educational partner of the International Sales Professionals of the Year (ISPY) Academy. more >>

Imperial Tobacco becomes ISPY Academy partner to beef up staff training
 

Haribo adds peach flavor to popular pouch portfolio

Sep 25 | Peach is the latest flavor to feature in Haribo’s resealable pouch collection, which will be presented at TFWA World Exhibition next week (stand: Bay Village 11B). more >>

Haribo adds peach flavor to popular pouch portfolio
 

Butlers Chocolates unveils spirited chocolate collaboration with Irish gin brand

Sep 25 | Irish chocolate supplier Butlers is set to unveil a new collection of milk chocolate truffles and chocolate bars, enhanced with the aroma and flavor of Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin. more >>

Butlers Chocolates unveils spirited chocolate collaboration with Irish gin brand
 

Rituals rediscovers the ancient art of living wisely in new collection

Sep 25 | Beauty brand Rituals has introduced a new Ritual of Ayurveda collection of luxury home and body care products to help balance body, mind and soul. more >>

Rituals rediscovers the ancient art of living wisely in new collection
 

Furla Group powers ahead with 23.5% turnover surge in first half

Sep 13 | After hitting record sales and profits in 2016, the Furla Group saw 23.5% turnover growth in the first half of 2017, reaching €238 million (US$285 million). more >>

Furla Group powers ahead with 23.5% turnover surge in first half
 

Dutch brewer Bavaria sails into Cannes show with craft beer range

Sep 13 | Dutch brewer Bavaria NV will make its debut at TFWA World Exhibition 2017 as part of its strategy to launch its portfolio of premium craft beers in global travel retail. more >>

Dutch brewer Bavaria sails into Cannes show with craft beer range