Drinks International Travel Retail Awards

TFWA World Exhibition, Tuesday 3rd October, Hotel Majestic, Cannes

The industry’s finest will gather at the Hotel Majestic, Cannes to celebrate the 11th annual Drinks International Travel Retail Awards. The winners are announced at a prestigious cocktail party which take place on Tuesday 3rd October, during the week of the TFWA World Exhibition.

Photos from the awards night courtesy of www.grantpritchard.co.uk


Our operator awards honour the best innovation and standards of drinks retailing within this luxury retail sector. They are free to enter and we welcome entries from all areas of the industry, including airport retailers, airlines, ferry and cruise lines, distributors and buyers..

  • Airport Drinks Retailer of the Year – Single Location
  • Airport Drinks Retailer of the Year – Multiple Location
  • Airport Drinks Retail Promotion
  • Airport Bar of the Year
  • Partnership Initiative of the Year - Retailer & Supplier
  • In-flight Drinks Retailer of the Year
  • Ferry/Cruise Line Drinks Retailer of the Year
  • Marketing Concept by a Travel Retail Operator
  • Drinks Buyer of the Year

Entries must be submitted by Friday 7th July 2017.

Click here to download the entry form.


Our supplier awards celebrate the quality of drinks brands and their initiatives within this luxury retail sector. Entries are welcome from spirits, wines and beer producers.

  • Drinks Launch at TFWA Cannes 2017
  • Luxury Drinks Launch of the Year
  • Travel Retail Exclusive of the Year
  • Drinks Launch of the Year
  • Drinks Innovation of the Year
  • New Packaging of a Drinks Brand of the Year
  • Repackaging of a Drinks Brand of the Year
  • Presentation Box of the Year
  • Marketing Concept of the Year

Entries must be submitted by Monday 31st July.

Click here to download the entry form.

The 2017 awards party is sponsored by:


For More Information and Sponsorship Opportunities

Please Contact:

CARMEN POEL - Tel: +44 (0) 1293 590042 | Email: carmen.poel@drinksint.com

ROB CULLEN - Tel: +44 (0) 1293 590043 | Email: rob.cullen@drinksint.com

Alternatively click here to download the Sponsorship Pack.

For More Information on Entering the Awards Contact:

For Operator Enteries

CAROLINE FLANAGAN - Tel: +44 (0) 1293 590051 | Email: caroline.flanagan@agilemedia.co.uk

For Supplier Entries:

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:

2016 - Shortlist: Part One & Part Two and Awards Night

2015 - Results and Awards Night

2014 - Awards Night & 2014 - Shortlist and Medals

2012 - Part 1 & 2012 - Part 2, 2013

2007200820092010 trophy winners & 2010 medalists2011


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