Pernod Ricard has announced its new organisation Global Travel Retail which will combine its travel retail activities.

The DFWC have reported ‘significant progress’ on an Economic Impact Study on the importance of the duty free and travel retail industry in the Americas.

Numbers were up at the  21st TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference, which took place last week in Singapore.

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) has announced that it is to extend membership to companies which can offer services of value to member companies and to the industry as a whole.

on 24 November, 2015

An article in The New York Times exploring where to find the best duty free bargains in the Americas caught my eye recently.

MMI, the leading alcoholic beverage distributor across the Gulf and Indian Ocean and Edouard Garabedian, the major independent alcoholic beverage distributor in Ethiopia, have announced a strategic partnership.

The Tax Free World Association has announced its first-ever dedicated research workshop at its World Exhibition in Cannes on Wednesday October 21.

Edrington and Beam Suntory have announced that they are ending their Maxxium Travel Retail joint venture with effect from April 1, 2015.

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association has embarked on a new Responsible Retail Training Programme (RRTP) for DFS staff in stores at Singapore Changi airport.

The Tax Free World Association has announced Air France-KLM CEO Alexandre de Juniac will speak at the opening conference of its Cannes exhibition in October.

Diageo has released the second blend in the Johnnie Walker Explorers' Club range, which is a duty free exclusive.

Highland Park last night (February 22) unveiled The Warrior Series, which will comprise a range of six single malt whiskies.

TFWA Asia Pacific new venue

08 February, 2013

The Tax Free world Association (TFWA) has announced a new venue for the 2013 TFWA Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition in Singapore.

SPI has announced that its Stolichnaya flavoured variants, Stoli Hot and Stoli Sticki have been listed by Dufry Do Brazil, the largest travel retail distributor in Latin America.

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced its intention to build its presence as a leader in the global travel retail (GTR) sector.

Le Clos, Dubai International's fine wines and luxury spirits duty free outlet,  has announced the winner of the Bordeaux Big Eight promotion which marked the fourth anniversary of the first store opening in Dubai.

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) and the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) have announced the line-up of speakers for the conference in Beijing from March 5 to 7, 2013.

Passengers travelling through terminal 3 atTorontoAirportcan register to win a 2012 Indian Chief Classic motorcycle, courtesy of Jack Daniel’s and Nuance.

The Martell XO Architect Edition by Christian de Portzamparc will debut in Hong Kong International Airport this month.

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) and the Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA) have released the programme for the 2012 MEDFA Conference.

Morrison Bowmore Distillers has launched a travel retail-exclusive Glen Garioch single malt whisky.

Pernod Ricard has launched a new expression of its Martell cognac to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Martell Cordon Bleu. Cordon Bleu Centenary limited edition has launched in Asia duty free.

Camus Wines & Spirits is set to unveil a new look for its Calvados Berneroy range in global duty free.

The world’s single largest travel retailer, Dubai Duty Free, has said a rise in the number of Chinese passengers is one of the main factors behind a strong 17% increase in liquor sales over the first nine months of 2011.

Two Kiwi breweries have fallen out over which was the first to enter the New Zealand duty free market.

Rémy Cointreau has created a limited edition bottle for its Cointreau orange liqueur brand, especially for Dubai Duty Free.

Cognac house Martell has announced it will unveil the first expression of its Millésimes Collection in Asian duty free on November 23.

Rémy sets the Standard

31 August, 2011

Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail (GTR) is attempting to raise awareness of vodka brand Russian Standard, with its new campaign Vodka As It Should Be.

US: Brugal rum brand-owner the Edrington Group, their distributors Rémy Cointreau Travel Retail Americas and retailer International Shoppes have combined forces to promote travel retail exclusive Brugal Extra Viejo Reserva and Brugal Añejo Reserva - starting in New York JFK.

Brown-Forman Duty Free has announced the appointments  of Pierre-Hubert Plessis, Susanna Leslie and Hannah Lyons, effective immediately.

Prosecco winery Follador has appointed World of Patria as its travel retail and duty free distribution partner.

Limited edition Beefeater Winter gin has made its European travel retail debut in the main World Duty Free store in London Heathrow Terminal 3.

Diageo has launched a new expression of its Johnnie Walker scotch whisky in Delhi duty free. Johnnie Walker XR 21 year old is now available in T3, Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Travel Retail: Pernod Ricard has revamped the packaging for its Ballantine’s blended Scotch whiskies. The revised prestige range first appeared on shelf in Asia Duty Free and includes Ballantine’s 17 Year Old, Ballantine’s 21 Year Old and Ballantine’s 30 Year Old.

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Dominic Roskrow

How gin made the headlines

When I first arrived here I was the whisky man who was making gin as a sideline,” says Daniel Szor, founder and owner of the Cotswolds Distillery, which lies close to Banbury in the no-man’s land between the west, the south and the middle of England.

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