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.

In total, eight operator and eight supplier awards were handed out at Hotel Majestic, Cannes. Heineken Brew Lock being named supreme champion.

The full list of award winners is listed below:

Supplier Awards

Marketing Concept of the Year – Jameson #BeOriginal 360 Experiential Campaign

Drinks Innovation of the Year - Heineken Brew Lock

Design & Packaging of a drinks brand - Johnnie Walker House Exclusive Collection - Amsterdam Schiphol Edition

Presentation Box of the Year - Gérard Bertrand’s Centenary Box: One Century of Legend Vintages

Travel Retail Exclusive of the Year - The Macallan Rare Cask Black

Drinks Launch of the Year - Glencadam 25yo - "The Remarkable"

Drinks Launch at TFWA Cannes - Stoli Gluten Free

Supreme Champion - Heineken Brew Lock

Operator Awards

Marketing Concept of the year - The Whisky World by Delhi Duty Free Services

Partnership Initiative of the Year - Retailer & Supplier - ARI (Aer Rianta International) and Teeling Whiskey

Ferry/Cruise Line Drinks Retailer of the Year - P&O Ferries

Airport Bar of the Year - Brisbane River Grill

In-flight Drinks Retailer of the Year - Virgin Atlantic Airways

Airport Drinks Retailer of the Year – Single Location - Dubai Duty Free

Airport Drinks Retailer of the Year – Multiple Location - World Duty Free

Drinks Buyer of the Year - Armando Gonzalez-Rue Head Buyer for DFASS Group

The 2016 awards party is sponsored by:


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





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