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The DFNI Blog: TFWA Singapore 2018

The DFNI team was on the ground bringing you all the goings on from the annual TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore. Here are the latest updates from DFNI ...

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DFNI Editor’s Letter

Today (1 May) marks my return to the Editor’s desk at Duty-Free News International (DFNI). I am pleased to be rejoining the team as DFNI embarks on an ambitious project to grow and evolve the brand over the coming months. ...

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DFNI Blog: Summit of the Americas

DFNI was on the scene in Orlando at the first Summit of the Americas jointly held by ASUTIL and IAADFS. Our reporter on the ground, Liam Coleman, met with the leading figures in the American duty-free industry and gave all ...

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DFNI Blog: ACI Europe

The ACI Europe Airport Commercial & Retail Conference in Tel Aviv brought together senior airport commercial executives, operators and brands, as well as their business partners from retail, food and beverage, travel services, media and other enterprises from around the world, ...

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DFNI unveils trio of awards ceremonies for 2018

The beginning of 2018 has brought DFNI’s revitalised awards programme with online applications now being accepted for DFNI’s trio of glitzy award ceremonies. The first in the annual programme schedule for these awards is the Americas Awards, which will recognise ...

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DFNI Blog: MEADFA Conference

The 16th edition of the MEADFA Conference saw the leading lights of the duty-free industry come to discuss the main trends and challenges faced by the Middle East and African travel-retail industry. DFNI digital editor Liam Coleman brought you live coverage ...

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Video: DFNI’s 2018 awards explained

DFNI digital editor Liam Coleman looks ahead to the three awards for travel-retail excellence DFNI has coming up in the first half of 2018. Entry for all of the Americas Awards, Global Awards and Asia Awards is now open. To ...

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The DFNI Blog – On location in Asia

DFNI deputy editor Andrew Pentol has been on location around Asia to bring you all the latest from the opening of terminal four at Singapore Changi airport, the Trinity Conference in Bangkok and the latest developments from the Taiwanese duty-free industry. ...

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DFNI offers support for Breast Cancer Now

Friday 20 October saw a huge chunk of the UK workplace turn pink to increase awareness of and to raise funds to fight breast cancer. The DFNI office was no different as the team purchased pink cakes in abundance to raise ...

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The DFNI Blog – TFWA Cannes 2017

DFNI was out in force at the Tax Free World Association World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes. Here are the stories from our Deputy editor Andrew Pentol (AP) and Digital editor Liam Coleman (LC) as they met with representatives of the global ...

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DFNI Blog: Amarula highlights plight of the African elephant

Earlier this month, Distell-owned Amarula and the Kenyan conservation charity WildlifeDirect created a life-size ice sculpture of an African elephant in New York’s Union Square to draw attention to the plight of one of the continent’s most famous animals. Ivory ...

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DFNI Blog: That Friday Feeling at the DFNI office

Thanks very much to Mondelez World Travel Retail team for sending through a little bit (!) of chocolate to help us celebrate DFNI’s 30th birthday this year! Mondelez has been long-term and loyal supporter of DFNI throughout the years and ...

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Enjoy complimentary access to DFNI 30th Anniversary edition

In celebration of Duty-Free News International’s (DFNI) 30th anniversary this year, DFNI is pleased to offer all our readers complimentary access to the DFNI July 2017 Digital Edition. The special issue celebrates the key milestones for the travel-retail industry in the past 30 years. ...

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DFNI Blog: London Supply celebrates Victor Hugo Bonnet’s diamond service

Travel-retail industry pioneer in Latin America, and DFNI Legend, Victor Hugo Bonnet celebrated 60 years of uninterrupted service with Argentinean duty-free retailer London Supply. DFNI editor Kapila Gohel was honoured to attend the lavish black-tie event held at the Tattersall ...

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