Conviviality Plc, the UK's leading independent wholesaler and alcohol distributor and franchised retail outlets, has appointed David Robinson to the board as managing director of Conviviality Retail.

Pernod Ricard launched Absolut Exposure last night at an event at TFWA Cannes.

Beam has announced the 2013 launch of Courvoisier Le Voyage de Napoleon, an exclusive travel retail range of cognacs.

For the first time Asia-Pacific is the largest duty free/travel retail region in the world, having overtaken Europe, says the president of TFWA.

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

Launchpad: Auchentoshan

30 July, 2012

Hamish Smith takes a closer look at a much-touted travel retail launch

Launchpad: Auchentoshan

30 July, 2012

Hamish Smith takes a closer look at a much-touted travel retail launch

Beam and Maxxium Travel Retail (MTR) have jointly launched a travel retail-exclusive Jim Beam bourbon at Frankfurt airport.

Travel Retail operator World of Patria International has reached agreement with Chase Distillery to offer its range of spirits and liqueurs.

The Edrington Group has launched a limited edition of its Cutty Sark 25 Year Old to global travel retail.

The latest addition of Highland Park’s Viking series, Drakkar, has been launched by Maxxium to travel retail outlets operated by Gebr Heinemann.

Pernod Ricard has added to its ever-widening stable of Absolut limited editions with the release of Absolut Mode to global travel retail (GTR) for the run up to Christmas.

Smirnoff goes for Gold

26 September, 2011

Diageo has launched a cinnamon spiced vodka in travel retail.

Pernod Ricard has unveiled Absolut Gustafson at the TFWA in Cannes, a new limited edition for global travel retail.

Absolut Vodka has launched Crystal Pinstripe, the next generation of its 2010-released Crystal bottle, to global travel retail.

Maxxium Travel Retail’s sales grew by 11% last year, outpacing European travel retail growth of 8%, according to findings by International Wine and Spirits Research (IWSR).

Drinks International is pleased to announce that beer group ABInbev has joined Prosecco brand Follador as sponsors of this year's Travel Retail Awards.

Drinks International is delighted to announce that premier Italian Prosecco producer Follador is to sponsor this year's Travel Retail Awards.

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.

Sparkling wine brand Follador has launched its premium range of Proseccos to travel retail.

Beam Global has launched Laphoaig Triple Wood to global markets and introduced Laphroaig PX as the expression’s global travel retail replacement.

Brown-Forman Duty Free has made four senior-level appointments, effective immediately.

Beam Global and Maxxium Travel Retail have ramped up travel retail activity in Europe.

Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail (GTR) has appointed Lynsey Eades as key account manager for Europe

Malaysia: Ian Macleod Distillers has set a new sales record for the company and the Malaysian Travel Retail industry.

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.

Drinks International Travel Retail Awards

TFWA World Exhibition, Tuesday 2nd October, Hotel Majestic, Cannes

The industry’s finest will gather at the Hotel Majestic, Cannes to celebrate the 12th annual Drinks International Travel Retail Awards. The winners are announced at a prestigious cocktail party which take place on Tuesday 2nd October, during the week of the TFWA World Exhibition.

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

OPERATOR AWARDS

This year's operator awards will be conducted by industry vote. 

For more information or general enquiries please contact:

JUSTIN SMITH - Tel: +44 (0) 1293 590041 | Email: justin.smith@drinksint.com 

SUPPLIER AWARDS

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 2018
  • 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 Friday 27th July.

Click here to download the entry form.

The 2018 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.

Click below to view previous years' results:

2017 - Shortlist published in DI and Results published in DI

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



Diageo Global Travel and Middle East (GTME), is claiming the launch of Johnnie Walker Double Black as a travel retail exclusive a year ago, is a “game changer”.

Absolut Orient Apple has launched in Frankfurt ahead of an international roll out to major duty-free/travel retail outlets this summer.

The Bacardi Global Travel Retail Division has announced three director-level appointments in a bid to “create a leadership team with a wealth of experience and global expertise”.

International Beverage Holdings will unveil the 1995 vintage of Balblair single malt scotch whisky at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Jim Beam has launched its Red Stag bourbon-based drink in the UK market and in travel retail outlets across Europe.

Heinemann Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Germany-based duty free retailer and distributor Gebr Heinemann, has appointed Paul Topping to the role of director.

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

Scotch distiller Laphroaig has announced the global roll out of its Triple Wood expression.

UK importer PLB has been appointed by Rioja winery Bodegas Navajas, with effect from March this year.

Courvoisier takes to the sky

07 January, 2011

Courvoisier cognac is to be available on Virgin Atlantic flights.

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

Brugal 1888 has been launched at Brugal Island, a rum tasting bar and store situated in Madrid airport.

Chivas Brothers is taking its travel retail aged whisky campaign to the Americas.

Beam Global Spirits & Wine is to push its Maker’s Mark brand in travel retail. A new campaign, created to enhance the travel experience, aims to raise awareness for Maker’s Mark amongst passengers and encompass advertising, in-store education, secondary displays and exclusive travel retail gift packs.

David Stewart, The Balvenie malt master, has crafted a 40 year old single malt scotch whisky, aged in sherry casks and refill hogsheads. A batch of 150, hand numbered bottles of The Balvenie Forty will be available at selected travel retail outlets in the world’s leading airports, from July 2010.

Travel retail: Bacardi has launched a limited edition bottling of Bénédictine liqueur.

The Edrington Group has appointed a new area director for global travel retail.

Australian wine brand Wolf Blass is to launch a sparkling rosé wine at the London International Wine Fair.

Maxxium Travel Retail is to launch a campaign for its Brugal rum in Heathrow terminal 5.

Comment

Philip Duff

Make safety sexy

It was the Worshipful Company of Distillers’ annual dinner at the Lord Mayor of London’s residence Mansion House a few weeks ago, and as a junior member of the Gin Guild I was permitted to attend, provided I promised not to pinch any silverware and did a little light sweeping afterwards.

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