Abu Dhabi Airports, the owner and operator of the emirate’s five airports, and Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, signed an agreement to launch the “Miles on the Go” product at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad Guest members can now instantly earn and spend Etihad Guest Miles when shopping at participating merchants located […]

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Diageo has announced the acquisition of 21Seeds, a super-premium flavoured tequila infused with the juice of real fruits. The brand is available in three varieties: Valencia Orange, Grapefruit Hibiscus and Cucumber Jalapeño. 21Seeds was founded in 2019 by three female entrepreneurs – Kat Hantas, Nicole Emanuel and Sarika Singh – whose vision was to create […]

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The tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique has announced the removal of all Covid-19 restrictions, including entry restrictions for unvaccinated travellers. From April 4th, all travellers, regardless of vaccination status, will no longer be required to take Covid-19 tests to enter. There will also be no further need to show proof of vaccination […]

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USA. Charlotte Douglas International Airport has partnered with digital agency M2mobi to offer customers the facility to reserve and pay for parking spaces through the airport’s website and mobile apps. The parking experience is now integrated into the travel hub’s CLT Digital Airport Platform (DAP), which has been developed by M2mobi. The DAP powers essential […]

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Rituals has revamped its home fragrance offer by introducing new candle holder designs for the Signature Collection and extending the luxury Private Collection with new products. The new home fragrance products were designed to encourage users to turn their homes into wellbeing sanctuaries. The Signature Collection combines the Private Collection’s most popular scented candles with […]

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Maui Jim has partnered with Dufry in a football-themed activation at Manchester Airport. The T2 walkthrough space, which will be in place until 2 January 2022, offers an exclusive line-up of Club Collection Maui Jim PolarizedPlus 2 sunglasses. An eye-catching gondola highlights the brand’s multi-year sponsorship of Premier League professional football club Manchester United and […]

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RUSSIA. Imperial Duty Free — a joint venture between Gebr. Heinemann, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport and Greenway — has opened a Bulgari mono-brand boutique at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Terminal C. The boutique occupies 110sq m of retail space and offers the Roman luxury house’s jewellery, watches, leathergoods and accessories lines. The boutique, according to the partners, […]

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AUSTRALIA. WHSmith this month opens two new stores at Adelaide Airport’s main terminal, with the retailer pledging to “offer a truly local experience to arriving and departing passengers”. To capture Sense of Place WHSmith has worked with local suppliers to create its mix of products, from healthy snacks and drinks to confectionery and gifting. The […]

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flynas has announced its latest network expansion, featuring the first ever direct international flights into AlUla International Airport. Starting from November 19th, the routes into AlUla will take off from Dubai and Kuwait. Domestic routes added as part of the expansion include Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah. The announcement marks the first time that international travellers […]

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UAE. Coty-owned beauty and fragrance house Gucci Beauty has launched the new Rouge De Beauté Brillant lipstick collection at Dubai International Airport with Dubai Duty Free. The line is available at the retailer’s store in Concourse B, Terminal 3 and online at dubaidutyfree.com. The collection, which sits between a sheer and satin lipstick, offers a […]

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INTERNATIONAL. Airports Council International (ACI) World has today released its 2021 World Airport Traffic Report (WATR), which shows that Guangzhou Bai Yun International was the world’s busiest airport for passengers in 2020. Dubai International (DXB) led the international traffic rankings, followed by Amsterdam and London Heathrow, last year. The updated traffic report from ACI shows […]

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