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May passenger demand moderates from peak but stays strong, says IATA

Jul 11 | Global passenger traffic demand in May (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 7.7% compared to the same month in 2016, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). more >>

May passenger demand moderates from peak but stays strong, says IATA
 

Dubai Duty Free donates €20,000 to charity foundation at annual Derby Ball

Jul 5 | Dubai Duty Free donated €20,000 to the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation charity at the recent annual Derby Ball in The K Club. more >>

Dubai Duty Free donates €20,000 to charity foundation at annual Derby Ball
 

Winners crowned at Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Golf Classic

Jul 5 | Twenty-six teams of golfers took part in another annual Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Golf Classic on the Ryder Cup course at The K Club on June 29, the Dubai Airport operator has reported. more >>

Winners crowned at Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Golf Classic
 

Dubai Airports takes hi-tech approach to travel at Dubai International T3

Jun 29 | Dubai Airports is set to implement two new initiatives that aim to streamline the check-in and immigration checks at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3. more >>

Dubai Airports takes hi-tech approach to travel at Dubai International T3
 

Baltona Duty Free wins exclusive concession at Tallinn Airport and promises powerful sense of place

Jun 29 | Baltona Duty Free, a division of Flemingo International Group, has been awarded an exclusive duty free concession at Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport, giving the Polish operator its first branded retail presence in the Baltic states. more >>

Baltona Duty Free wins exclusive concession at Tallinn Airport and promises powerful sense of place
 

Kreol Travel Retail “excited” to resume operations in Saudi Arabia

Jun 29 | Kreol Travel Retail has expressed its excitement at resuming operations in Saudi Arabia after introducing a collection of brands at duty free shops operated by the Saudi-French Company. more >>

Kreol Travel Retail “excited” to resume operations in Saudi Arabia
 

brand news

Capi strengthens focus on travel exclusives

Jul 18 | Capi knows travelers expect to find something special at an airport. They want to be inspired and surprised during their dwell time by great brands and innovative, airport exclusive propositions. Thanks to its strong collaboration with suppliers, Capi is able to offer travelers unique airport and Capi exclusive propositions. more >>

Capi strengthens focus on travel exclusives
 

Marc McArthur wins Global Travel final and competition semi-final; will head to Mexico City for WORLD CLASS final

Jun 22 | Marc McArthur, of Norwegian Cruise Line, has been crowned DIAGEO Global Travel’s best bartender in an exciting final at DIAGEO 396 Bar in Miami. more >>

Marc McArthur wins Global Travel final and competition semi-final; will head to Mexico City for WORLD CLASS final
 

Davidoff celebrates cigar aficionado Sir Winston Churchill with accessories line

Jun 19 | Following the relaunch of Davidoff Winston Churchill Cigars in 2015, Davidoff has unveiled a contemporary accessory line inspired by the UK leader’s long-serving role as a statesman. more >>

Davidoff celebrates cigar aficionado Sir Winston Churchill with accessories line
 

Mondelez targets millennial travelers with personalized Toblerone Messages concept

Jun 6 | Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) has rolled out Toblerone Messages at travel retail locations worldwide, following a promising pre-launch with Dufry in the first quarter. more >>

Mondelez targets millennial travelers with personalized Toblerone Messages concept
 

Kreol Duty Free’s Turkish Delight brand launches at Sharjah Duty Free

May 30 | Following its success in Qatar Duty Free, Kreol Travel Retail’s in-house gourmet Turkish Delight brand Nadir has been launched in Dufry-operated Sharjah Duty Free. more >>

Kreol Duty Free’s Turkish Delight brand launches at Sharjah Duty Free
 

WorldConnect and WHSmith ink global travel retail deal

May 17 | Skross brand owner WorldConnect AG and WHSmith, the leading retailer in convenience, books and news, have signed a multi-year preferred listing agreement. more >>

WorldConnect and WHSmith ink global travel retail deal