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

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) has announced that it is to hold a conference in China in March 2013 in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA).

Black Grouse goes Alpha

18 April, 2012

The Edrington Group has unveiled a new version of The Black Grouse, the rich, spicy, sweet and smoky version of its mainstream Famous Grouse blended scotch whisky brand.

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.

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



A de Fussigny cognac has released XO 24 Carats Grand Champagne to North America, Europe, Asia and duty free.

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.

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.

Pernod Ricard has announced the disposal, by its subsidiary Domecq Bodegas, of Spanish wine brands Marqués de Arienzo and Viña Eguίa. The sale also includes the related Bodega and 358 hectares of vineyards and lands.

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.

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

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