Drinks International Travel Retail Challenge 2016

TFWA World Exhibition, Tuesday 4th October, Hotel Majestic, Cannes

The Drinks International Travel Retail Awards were launched ten years ago to recognise the importance of the drinks sector within duty free retailing. Our supplier awards celebrate the quality of drinks brands and their initiatives, whilst our operator awards honour the best innovation and standards of drinks retailing within this luxury retail sector.

Entries are welcome from all areas of the drinks industry, including spirits, wines and beer, suppliers and operators. The winners will be announced at the awards party on Tuesday 4th October at the Hotel Majestic in Cannes. The shortlist for the awards will be published in the October issue with full results and pary review in the November 2016 issue of Drinks International magazine and archived on www.drinksint.com

The 2016 awards party is sponsored by:


2016 Operator Awards:

Airport Drinks Retailer of the Year – Single Location

Airport Drinks Retailer of the Year – Multiple Location

Airport Bar of the Year

Airport Drinks Promotion

In-flight Drinks Retailer of the Year

Ferry/Cruise Line Drinks Retailer of the Year

Partnership Initiative of the Year – Retailer & Supplier

Marketing Concept by a Travel Retail Operator

Drinks Buyer of the Year

Operator Awards Entry Form 

2016 Supplier Awards:

Drinks Launch at TFWA Cannes 

Luxury Drinks Launch of the Year

Travel Retail Exclusive of the Year

Drinks Launch of the Year

New Packaging of a Drinks Brand

Repackaging of a Drinks Brand

Presentation Box of the year 

Marketing Concept of the year 

Supplier Awards Entry Brochure

Supplier Awards Entry Form 

For more information on the awards contact:


Rick Beaumont

Tel+44 (0) 1293 558130
Email: rick.beaumont@drinksint.com

Jo Morley

Tel+44 (0) 1293 590044
Email: jo.morley@drinksint.com


Click below to download pdfs of previous years' results:

2015 - Results and Awards Night

2014 - Awards Night

2014 - Shortlist and Medals


2012 - Part 1

2012 - Part 2


2010 trophy winners

2010 medalists





Dominic Roskrow

The serious business of bourbon

This is most odd. I’m standing with two American gentlemen in the corner of a very swish steak bar staring at a surreal painting of what we’re being told is a ship exploding as it sails towards a lighthouse. I think.

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