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Cabeau breaks into cruise market with Tallink

Cabeau, the California-based specialist in comfort travel products, has secured its first ever listings in the cruise market with Tallink, the Estonian provider of mini-cruises and passenger transport services. Amongst the products available with Tallink, whose services are delivered in ...

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Duty-free industry worth $68.6bn in 2017

Tax Free World Association (TFWA) President Erik Juul-Mortensen has revealed the much-anticipated figures from Generation Research, which show the duty-free industry’s performance in 2017. Revealing the preliminary findings at the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore, Juul-Mortensen said ...

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Morgan & Oates appoints two new regional travel retail agents

Morgan & Oates, the British clothing and accessories brand, has appointed two new regional agents as it seeks to build its global travel retail business. The company, which specialises in scarfs and wraps, has engaged Norway-based LL International to represent ...

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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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Second CEETRA Travel Retail Forum announced

The second Central & Eastern European Travel Retail Association (CEETRA) Travel Retail Forum has been confirmed for Budapest at the end of May. The 30 May event, hosted by Budapest Ferenc Liszt International airport, will see the most pressing issues for ...

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Max Heinemann to join Gebr Heinemann executive team

Gebr Heinemann has announced that the fifth generation of the Heinemann family will join the executive board of the duty-free retailer in August this year. Max Heinemann, son of Gebr Heinemann co-owner Gunnar, will be moving on from his position ...

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Hendrick’s Gin launches World Cucumber Day for 2018

Hendrick’s Gin, the William Grant & Sons brand, has re-activated its award-winning World Cucumber Day promotion for 2018. The second Hendrick’s Gin Global Travel Retail World Cucumber Day campaign, which reaches its climax on June 14, celebrates the fruit, most ...

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DFNI Asia Awards finalists revealed

The best of the Asia/Pacific duty-free industry will soon become clear, as the finalists have been revealed for this year’s DFNI Asia Awards. Broken up into 13 categories, the shortlist sees companies from across the region and all channels of ...

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Video: DFNI Charity Ball 2018

Watch highlights of the DFNI Charity Ball. The event at London’s Royal Lancaster, which included the DFNI Global Awards, saw the leading figures of the travel-retail industry gather to raise more than £24,000 for the Akanksha Foundation. The full list ...

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Heinemann annual turnover passes €4bn

Gebr Heinemann has reported 2017 was a year of “healthy” development. Announcing the retailer’s annual financial results, which saw its turnover increase 6.6% to €4.1bn ($5.06bn), Gebr Heinemann co-owner Claus Heinemann said: “2017 was a respectable year for us with ...

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DFS named Retailer of the Year at DFNI Global Awards

DFS Group has once again been named as Travel Retailer of the Year at the DFNI Global Awards for travel-retail excellence, retaining the title it won in 2017. The retailer was announced at the winner at the 14th annual ceremony, ...

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Gerard Bertrand pushes for bigger TR presence

French winemaker Gerard Bertrand has revealed it plans to pursue opportunities for its Languedoc-Rousillon wines on board premium airlines and cruiselines in 2018. The company’s wines will be available through Air France, Emirates, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Icelandair, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal ...

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Tallink appoints Paavo Nõgene as its new CEO

Tallink has appointed Paavo Nõgene as its new chief executive officer. The current CEO, Janek Stalmeister, will remain in the group as a member of the company’s management board. Nõgene, who takes up his new role on 1 May 2018 and will ...

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