Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14
CANADA. The leading provider of inflight retail and payment technology is hoping to extend its services ‘beyond the cabin’ and across the travel experience.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/14
INTERNATIONAL. Chinese travellers spent +20% more on tax free shopping year-on-year in 2013, and Russians +13% more, according to tax refund group Global Blue.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/13
Lancôme has celebrated the anniversary of Absolue L’Extrait via a partnership with Baccarat, to create the Absolue L’Extrait Black Crystal Light Edition.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/13
JORDAN.The airport operator is offering a business development opportunity for transit hotel services at Queen Alia International's new terminal complex.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/08/13
HONG KONG. The company is looking to expand into new airports and open more lounges at existing hubs as it targets 50 new locations by 2015.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/13
UK. Excess Baggage is seeking to expand its geographical base and its range of services for airports, following its latest big contract award at Heathrow T2.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/13
FRANCE. Dutyfly Solutions CEO Jean-Luc Chassigneux called on the inflight retail sector to work together to tackle its historic challenges.
Source: ©The Foodie Report - 02/04/13
INTERNATIONAL.The third annual Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference and Awards will be hosted this year by Dubai Airports at Atlantis, The Palm.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/13
USA. International Currency Exchange to operate foreign exchange services at Ronald Reagan and Washington Dulles under a seven-year deal.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/13
INDIA. Delhi International Airport has partnered with HomeShop18, India’s leading virtual retailer, to launch the innovative retail platform.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/13
INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the iPad-compatible version of The Moodie Report Print Edition for January, available in full – editorial and advertising.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/13
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) is poised to launch commercial tenders for a business park close to Piarco Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/12
UK. Excess Baggage Company has secured a deal to operate nine bag weighing machines and a bag wrapping facility at London Stansted Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/12
Blackjack Promotions is helping rail operator Network Rail promote new retailers trading at London's newly revamped Waterloo station.
Source: ©The Foodie Report* - 19/11/12
USA. Areas USA has officially reopened the Pompano Beach Service Plaza after completion of US$16 million upgrade.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/12
USA. The airport media agency will seek to harness the latest mobile and display technologies under a new five-year contract with the airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/11/12
AUSTRALIA. Out-of-home advertising company Eye Corp has been sold to oOh!media, which has announced plans to sell Eye’s operations in the UK and USA.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/12
Shoppair.com introduces a new integrated sales concept designed to make inflight shopping more engaging for travellers and more profitable for airlines.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/12
SPAIN. Gestió i Serveis hopes to persuade more airports its range of passenger services can squeeze revenue from unused terminal space.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/12
NEW ZEALAND. Hamilton is the first regional airport in the country to offer online booking for car parking after introducing Chauntry’s Parkspace system.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/07/12
PARAGUAY. The foreign exchange company builds its Latin Aerican business with three kiosks at the airport from August.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/12
HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has issued a major foreign exchange tender covering locations across Hong Kong International Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/05/12
PORTUGAL. ANA – Airports of Portugal has launched a website and e-commerce platform for passengers, offering products and services at www.airport-shopping.eu
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/05/12
INTERNATIONAL. Private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe is to sell travel-related payment services company Global Blue for €1 billion.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/12
INTERNATIONAL. Dufry Group today revealed turnover growth of +16.5% year-on-year (at constant exchange rates) to CHF3 billion (US$3.2 billion) for 2011.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/12
INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to The Moodie Report Print Edition for March 2012, available in full through our unique online digital and iPad-compatible format.
Source: ©The Foodie Report - 09/03/12
UK. Leading travel food company SSP has opened Mexican street-food concept MiCasa Burritos at London Victoria station, said to be a first for the rail channel.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/02/12
UK. The telecoms company is the first to advertise through JCDecaux Airport’s new digital media locations at London St Pancras International Eurostar terminal.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/02/12
HMSHost teams up with Leon Restaurants at London King's Cross station, marking the entry of the Autogrill-owned company to the UK’s rail system.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/02/12
UK. LS travel retail UK & Ireland is set to open Europe’s first Watermark Bookstore at the newly developed King’s Cross station in London.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/02/12
UK. Network Rail has revealed the list of retailers and food & beverage operators for the striking new London King’s Cross station concourse, to open on 19 March.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/12
UK. LS travel retail UK & Ireland has captured the contract for a Relay news and convenience store at London’s Cannon Street mainline rail station.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/11/11
UK railway operator Network Rail has released its station retail sales results for July to September 2011 showing a +3.85% growth in like-for-like sales.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/11
EUROPE. Autogrill has launched the 'Grand Tour. Italian taste in Europe' initiative to bring quality Italian products to European travellers.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/11
INTERNATIONAL. In this week's e-Zine we report from Istanbul, where a booming economy, vibrant tourist sector and investment in airport infrastructure have combined to create one of the world’s fastest growing travel retail markets. Plus we review all the latest news and data in digital, multimedia format.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/11
AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport has launched a series of new services for passengers in both Arrivals and Departures. These include free Wi-Fi, phone services, foreign exchange ATMs from Travelex, a Travel Concierge, a beauty bar plus massage service.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/11
INTERNATIONAL. The Airport Commercial Revenues Study, published by The Moodie Report in partnership with The S-A-P Group, offers detailed insights into airport non-aeronautical revenues. The S-A-P Group President Bill Matz shares some findings from the benchmarking study, which allows airports to situate their commercial performance against that of their global and regional peers.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/05/11
AUSTRALIA. Airport media business Eye Fly has launched the latest of its large format high-definition digital advertising sites at Melbourne Airport. Hailed as Australia’s first high-definition external airport digital billboards, the advertising sites include two large 6m x 9m digital roadside billboards, as well as one 23m x 3m digital gantry, targeting all departing and arriving passengers.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/03/11
US. Chauntry, the provider of airport parking reservations systems, has launched its first client site in North America at Edmonton International Airport by implementing its online pre-booking solution, ‘Parkspace’. The 3,300-space parking facility, jetSet Parking, uses Parkspace to offer incentivised parking rates and an integrated customer experience.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/11
SINGAPORE. Singapore-based company Yam Seng has launched its Greens on Screens golf simulator business, with the airport sector a key expansion target. The company is in discussions with airports in the region for selling and installing its simulators at airports, VIP lounges and also listing it on the catalogues of airlines for people to buy or rent.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/02/11
US. Thanks Again, the US-based provider of automated traveller loyalty solutions, has signed an agreement with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to enable airport customers to earn extra airline miles when they park onsite at the three largest airports in the New York metropolitan area: JFK International, Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/11
US. Car rental is growing as a vital source of ancillary revenue for airlines and the travel industry, according to a report released by airline ancillary revenues consultancy IdeaWorks. Titled ‘Planes, Cars, and Ancillary Revenues’, the report focuses on the opportunities afforded by car-hire activities and how the US$35 billion (€26.45 billion) global car rental industry is driving ancillary revenue for the airline industry.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/11
SWEDEN. Swedavia, the state-owned company which owns and operates the major airports in Sweden, has rolled out online booking to Göteborg Landvetter Airport, partnering with UK company Chauntry.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/11
SWITZERLAND. A new survey has indicated a shift in satisfaction over rewards offered by loyalty programmes and demonstrated the need for a wider array of reward options to excite frequent travellers. "Consumers have more options and more control than ever and it's vital for businesses to provide consumers with rewards they want to earn in order to maintain customer engagement and encourage repeat business," Loylogic's survey noted.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/12/10
AUSTRIA. Professional chef Sarah Wiener will be making a special appearance at the Umdasch Shop-Concept and Assmann Ladenbau stand at the EuroShop trade fair in Düsseldorf from 26 to 2 March 2011. Aimed at retail professionals, architects, designers and shop planners, the EuroShop trade fair showcases the latest trends in food and non-food shopfitting.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/10
NETHERLANDS. From today, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is offering free WiFi throughout the airport, both before and beyond passport control. Passengers can connect to wireless internet from any device with login access, free of charge for an hour. The service is being offered as part of a partnership between telecoms provider KPN and the airport group. Schiphol claims to be the first major European airport to offer the service.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/10
NEW ZEALAND. Redesign Group, a commercial interior design company specialising in airport food & beverage, was named ‘Champion Global Operator’ in the Champion Canterbury Business Awards this week. The Christchurch company designed and constructed the Mumbai International Airport food court in 2008 for HMSHost, and is working on ten food & beverage sites at Christchurch International Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/11/10
INTERNATIONAL. Rapidly improving technology, the evolving market for ‘virtual’ purchases and enhanced connectivity onboard aircraft are set to revolutionise the inflight retail business. That’s according to services provider GuestLogix, which is investing in solutions that will allow airlines to tap into new ancillary revenue streams.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/11/10
INTERNATIONAL. Dufry Group today reported a strong set of results for the first nine months, with turnover increased by +11.7% to CHF1,966.2 million (US$1,995 million), or +16.1% at constant exchange rates, of which organic growth accounted for 10.7 percentage points of the rise. EBITDA grew by +20.5% at constant rates and net earnings increased by +65.5% reaching CHF107.9 million (US$109.4 million).
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/10
INTERNATIONAL. Together with partner The S-A-P Group, The Moodie Report is proud to announce the launch of the Airport Commercial Revenues Study 2010 survey. The study provides valuable benchmarking data for airports and any company with an interest in airport retail, and will be available for purchase once data is collected, analysed and collated later this year.