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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Ferrero Travel Market has collaborated with Dufry at Milan Malpensa Airport to celebrate Tic Tac’s 50th anniversary. The activation, which ran throughout October, featured a large birthday cake, complete with 50 candles. Passengers were invited to blow out the candles before a timer ran down to win a Tic Tac gift. Ferrero Travel Market General […]

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ITALY. Heinemann Duty Free and Umberto Cesari are running an eye-catching promotion at Bologna Airport through October and November to celebrate one of the Emilia-Romagna region’s leading wine brands. A one-of-a-kind 5m barrel long was designed for Heinemann Italia and is as high as the ceiling of the Heinemann Duty Free shop at the airport. […]

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Bacardi Global Travel Retail has partnered with Dubai Duty Free for the latest release in the Exceptional Cask Series of rare, limited edition special finish aged single malts. Aberfeldy 19yo Exceptional Cask Small Batch (pictured above) is blended from four rare casks from the cellars of the Aberfeldy distillery, which was founded in 1896. The […]

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POLAND. A studio-designed retail zone for Żubrówka, the Polish vodka flavoured with wild-grown bison grass, will open next month in the new Baltona Duty Free store at Warsaw Chopin Airport. The stand, designed by Studio Otwarte and covering several dozen square metres, will feature natural materials including wood, stone and bison grass. It will include […]

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USA. HMSHost has partnered with Master ConcessionAir to open a Kelly’s Roast Beef at Boston Logan International Airport. The Terminal B outlet is part of the airport’s new dining programme, which aims to offer travellers local flavours. HMSHost Vice President of Business Development Anthony Alessi said: “With more than 60 years of tradition, Kelly’s Roast […]

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For a limited time only, whisky enthusiasts visiting World Duty Free and its World of Whiskies stores across the Heathrow estate, can get their hands on The Glenlivet’s latest rare American Oak Barrel Single Cask Edition. This September the Dufry Group opens the doors of the latest new generation store at London Heathrow Terminal 3. […]

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