Vancouver International Airport reports a double-digit jump in travel to Latin America. The airport, which is on target to break a passenger record by the end of the year, says a 20% increase in travel...
Qatar Airways is looking to partner with Latam Airlines Group. The Gulf carrier will purchase up to 10% of South America’s largest carrier, at a cost of $613 million.
Aeromexico reports an increase in passenger traffic in July 2016 over the same period a year ago. The carrier transported 1.9 million passengers in July, a 7.8% increase over the previous year. As well, there was an 8.8% increase in international passenger numbers.
Design consultancy Portland Design launches a Strategic Insights Unit (SIU) for retail, travel and leisure industries. The SIU will be lead by Terna Jibo and will offer tailored consumer insights and trends research.
DEWAR’S Blended Scotch Whisky won four gold awards at the International Spirits Challenge 2016. The awards reinforce, “DEWAR’S claim as the most awarded Blended Scotch whisky in the world,” says the company.
Julián Díaz González, CEO of Dufry will address delegates at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition & Conference. The annual Cannes event will take place October 2-7, 2016.
Dufry will continue duty free and duty paid operations at both Cancun and Cozumel airports for another 10 years.
WGS introduced 50cl versions of Tullamore Dew Cider Cask and Tullamore Dew Phoenix in gift cartons. As well, the company launched the first travel retail exclusive range from Grant’s Elementary.
Gruppo Campari Global Travel Retail launched a new Aperol Spritz bi-pack design. The travel retail exclusive, which will be available internationally, holds a bottle of Aperol and a bottle of Cinzano Prosecco Doc allowing customers to recreate an authentic Italian Aperol Spritz at home or on their travels.
Travel accessories specialist Travel Blue has signed a global agreement with WH Smith International to list its products in a variety of locations across its wholly owned, franchise and partnership airport shops.
Women attending the upcoming ASUTIL conference in Santiago are invited to a Women in Travel Retail meeting.
Grupo Wisa has shut down its duty free operation in Bogota airport. The Latin America Report has learned that negotiations took place between OPAIN, Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport operator...
Dufry reports a “good start” into 2016 with a first-quarter turnover growth of 60% reaching CHF 1,630.2 million (approximately US $1.7 million) and a further improvement of organic growth. The company reports earnings...