AUSTRALIA. Australia’s first airport brewery, run by Stomping Ground Brewing Co and hospitality company Delaware North, has opened at Melbourne Airport Terminal 3. The 330sq m venue, with views of the airfield, is modelled on Stomping Ground’s Collingwood Beer Hall, and features 24 draught beers and six wines on tap. Each year up to 30 […]

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USA. MarketPlace Logan has opened the latest set of local favourite restaurants and stores at Boston Logan International Airport. The company manages the concessions programme at the airport and is an affiliate of Boston-based New England Development. Upscale gastropub Monument Tavern has opened in Terminal B, and is based on the original restaurant in Boston’s […]

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Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) has unveiled an eye-catching Chinese New Year activation – for KITKAT® at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 in partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail. The confectionery space was secured after a competitive pitch and sees a festive twist on KITKAT’s VIB (Very Important Break) Lounge. The promotion, running throughout January and […]

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Mars Wrigley International Travel Retail (MITR) will create a Chinese New Year celebration to remember with a tailor-made campaign to make the most of one of the biggest shopping opportunities of the year. Using incredibly popular and widely recognised global brands, combined with exclusive releases and flexible display options, MITR is aiming to interrupt the […]

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Mast-Jägermeister SE, the family-owned company and maker of the world’s most successful herbal liqueur is launching a new product, Jägermeister Cold Brew Coffee, in the travel retail channel exclusively with Gebr. Heinemann. Made with natural ingredients, Jägermeister Cold Brew Coffee was launched in the UK and US domestic markets in September 2019 and is the […]

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Whyte & Mackay brand The Dalmore has released a limited-edition 28-year-old whisky and special packaging for King Alexander III whisky to mark Chinese New Year. The 28-year-old, a single malt matured in American white oak ex-bourbon casks and Graham’s Tawny Port pipes, is limited to 1,300 bottles. Of these, 300 have been made available in […]

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US. San Diego International Airport has used purified concentrate from its water conservation programme to brew a new beer – SAN Test Pilot – in partnership with local brewery Ballast Point and industrial water purification company Water Works. SAN Test Pilot’s water comes from the condensate that drips from the bottom of air conditioning units attached […]

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Bacardi Global Travel Retail is partnering with Duty Free Americas in a new campaign at Miami International Airport. In a travel retail first, the Terminal 7 promotion offers international and domestic travellers the opportunity to purchase expressions from the premium Bacardi portfolio until 3 January 2020. This is the first time that alcohol retail purchases […]

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Hendrick’s Gin has launched a shimmering snow globe activation inside London Heathrow Terminal 3, situated on a prime ‘VIP’ site within the terminal. But typically of Hendrick’s – this is no ordinary snow globe! In Situ until 7th January 2020, the activation instantly attracts passengers with the signature Hendrick’s bottle with animated characters and a […]

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MALAYSIA. HMSHost Malaysia inaugurated its first Costa Coffee store at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, and its third in Malaysia, on Thursday. The first two opened earlier this year at Langkawi International, also through the Autogrill-owned travel F&B specialist. This opening will be followed by a further Costa Coffee outlet at low-cost terminal klia2 in early […]

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Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) has introduced new packaging and in-store activations for its flagship brand Toblerone across an extended range of locations as it leverages a trend toward destination-themed products in the channel. Travel retail’s leading chocolate brand by sales volume has adopted a contemporary sleeve redesign for the 360g bar. New retail furniture […]

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AUSTRALIA. Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail is highlighting the versatility of Cointreau as a cocktail ingredient by bringing its Le Cocktail Show activation to Brisbane Airport. The activation, which has previously visited Changi, Copenhagen and Vancouver airports, has now been introduced in Lotte Duty Free’s store in the International Terminal of the Australian airport. Le […]

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A Handpicked Wines Christmas campaign featuring sustainable packaging and environmentally-conscious gifts has launched at Sydney and Melbourne airports. The promotion – named ‘Tread Lightly’ – features gondolas modelled on the company’s industrial cellar door design. The Australian multi-region wine producer’s fixed brand spaces were unveiled at the two airports on 30 November and their installation […]

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Travel retail distribution specialists MG Cellars and Market Force (Asia) ltd have announced a strategic new distribution partnership, effective from January 2020. For the past 20 years both companies have been pillars of the Asian Travel Retail distribution scene. MG Cellars, headed up by CEO Kathleen Gentzbourger, and Market Force (Asia), led by CEO Tony […]

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HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and partners have completed the openings of seven new restaurants amid a major upgrade of the food & beverage offer in T1, which includes a revamped East Hall Food Court. UK chef Gordon Ramsay introduces his first airport restaurant in Asia, Gordon Ramsay Plane Food To Go, with […]

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Edrington has today (4 December) released the second bottling from the Glenrothes Exclusive Single Cask Series solely at Heathrow Airport. Just 274 individually-numbered bottles of the 19yo whisky have been released and these are available across Dufry’s World Duty Free and World of Whiskies stores at the London airport for £185 (US$242). The Exclusive Single […]

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The Macallan’s new luxury retail experience at Taoyuan International Airport — the first unveiling of the brand’s global Boutique programme in Asia — is a testament to the distiller’s commitment to connecting travellers to its Scottish home in Speyside. The re-launch of The Macallan Boutique in Taiwan this week marks the third retail experience to […]

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Pernod Ricard has launched Ballantine’s 21yo Golden Zest Edition exclusively in South Korean travel retail. The new Scotch, which is the second release in the Ballantine’s Signature Flavour Series, is only available at Incheon, Gimpo and Jeju airports. It is available from November and retails at US$150. The 21yo Scotch blends orange zest, creamy vanilla […]

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Whyte & Mackay has extended the Jura collection of rare and limited releases with vintage expressions from 1988 and 1989. The Scottish drinks company said the two aged whiskies showcase Jura’s rich whisky-making heritage and its dedication to creating the finest whiskies over generations. Jura Rare Vintage 1989 is available now in Asian travel retail […]

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