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MCM launches airport exclusive collection at new Hong Kong store

May 17 | German luxury brand MCM has announced the opening of its Hong Kong International Airport store, where MCM offers a premium area for global travelers to shop for the latest fashion styles. more >>

MCM launches airport exclusive collection at new Hong Kong store
 

Spa Ceylon to expand in travel retail

May 17 | Spa Ceylon, the leading luxury Ayurveda brand, is looking to increase its duty free presence in Asia. more >>

Spa Ceylon to expand in travel retail
 

Kreol Travel Retail welcomes India’s latest ruling on F&B duty free

May 17 | Recent news reports indicate that the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will stop imposing restrictions on food and beverages sold through duty free shops. more >>

Kreol Travel Retail welcomes India’s latest ruling on F&B duty free
 

TFWA celebrates record-breaking 2016 Asia Pacific edition

May 16 | The 21st TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference successfully concluded in Singapore on Thursday with confirmation of a record-breaking edition that welcomed 2,905 visitors, representing year-on-year growth of 12%, and 310 exhibiting companies (up 9% from 2015) spread across almost 10,000 square metres of floor space. more >>

TFWA celebrates record-breaking 2016 Asia Pacific edition
 

The jewel in Flemingo International’s crown

May 10 | Duty free operator, Flemingo International hosted its seventh annual cocktail party with a distinctly Indian theme. more >>

The jewel in Flemingo International’s crown
 

TFWA AP kicks off in style on its opening night

May 8 | The TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition and conference began with an elegant cocktail party at the iconic Raffles hotel in Singapore. more >>

TFWA AP kicks off in style on its opening night
 

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Luxury Bacardi sipping rum tribute collection debuts at DFS

May 25 | Bacardi and DFS Group have introduced the Facundo Rum Collection, a limited release of four luxury blends sourced from rare rums in the Bacardi family’s private rum reserve, to create the definitive sipping rum collection. more >>

Luxury Bacardi sipping rum tribute collection debuts at DFS
 

Haig Club inks activation deals for special edition whisky bottle

May 20 | Diageo Global Travel & Middle East has launched the first Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky Limited Edition Design bottle in a series of large-scale activations in leading travel retail outlets. more >>

Haig Club inks activation deals for special edition whisky bottle
 

Royal Brackla single malt whisky makes Korean debut with Shilla

May 18 | Bacardi Global Travel Retail is running its first HPP whisky activation at Seoul Incheon Airport with The Shilla Duty Free. more >>

Royal Brackla single malt whisky makes Korean debut with Shilla
 

Diageo Global Retail launches Johnnie Walker Island Green – a ‘game changer’ in the travel retail malt whisky category

May 12 | The world’s leading Scotch whisky, Johnnie Walker, will launch Island Green, a “rare blend of rich malt whiskies” as a travel retail exclusive in July 2016. more >>

Diageo Global Retail launches Johnnie Walker Island Green – a ‘game changer’ in the travel retail malt whisky category
 

Aperol cruises to world record for largest Spritz

May 12 | Italian cruise line Costa Crociere has achieved a Guinness World Record onboard the Costa Favolosa with the creation of the world’s largest glass of Aperol Spritz, Gruppo Campari has announced. more >>

Aperol cruises to world record for largest Spritz
 

Beam Suntory innovates with new travel retail exclusive Japanese grain whisky

May 12 | Beam Suntory Global Travel Retail (GTR) is set to launch its new Japanese Single Grain Whisky, The Chita, exclusively in Asia Pacific and European travel retail and in limited quantities in Americas travel retail in July 2016. more >>

Beam Suntory innovates with new travel retail exclusive Japanese grain whisky