Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/06/15
INTERNATIONAL. The British Hospitality Association (BHA) hails creation of pilot programme with Belgium aimed at making it easier for Chinese to visit the UK.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15
The web-based concierge service aims to help consumers with a variety of tasks, from making travel bookings to paying bills and even finding a job or partner.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/15
RUSSIA. Russian spend on tax free shopping dropped by -33% in Q4 2014 while Chinese spending continued to grow, says tax refund company Global Blue.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/01/15
An extended partnership will enable both companies to offer more products and services to loyalty programmes worldwide with a focus on e-commerce shopping.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15
SWITZERLAND. Design and architecture firm Detail Design marks its 15th anniversary and reveals ambitions to grow in the airport retail market.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/14
SWITZERLAND. The project will go ahead after the airport secured further tenancy agreements for the off-terminal lifestyle and business complex.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/14
DENMARK. The three-year concession covers an estimated US$108 million in fares and installation of a taxi management system to avoid congestion.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14
Neil Austen, the New Business Manager of Tourvest Destination Retail, talks about taking the South African company’s finely honed skill in destination retail to the world.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14
UK. The retailer has opened at Edinburgh Airport’s new terminal extension, offering a range of luggage brands and a wide variety of services.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14
QATAR. The 100-room hotel and state-of-the-art spa are the latest commercial openings at the new Hamad International Airport in Doha.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14
UK. The start of the academic year has provided a boost for retailers as families accompany international students to the UK, according to Global Blue.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14
UK. The retailer and service provider’s new website allows passengers travelling from Heathrow to order products for home delivery or pre-book services.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/09/14
USA. F&B operator Áreas has opened its second service plaza in Maryland and predicts a U$S1.8 billion turnover for both locations over the 35-year concession.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14
INTERNATIONAL. In an opinion piece written for The Moodie Report, former senior Fraport Group executive Jan Laufs outlines his views on the major non-aeronautical opportunities for airports.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/14
UK. The retailer and luggage services provider has opened three new spaces deploying new technology and branding at Heathrow terminals 2 and 3.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14
UK. Strong growth from several high-spending nationalities drove overall tax free spend in the UK up by +6% in June, according to Global Blue.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/14
SPAIN. The retailer and luggage service provider has opened three outlets at the airport under a five-year contract valued at around €8 million in sales.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/14
AUSTRALIA. The POS and retail merchandising company has named John Kerby, who hails from the manufacturing sector, as its new Chief Operating Officer.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/14
Novo IVC will be unveiling and demonstrating a new Apple iOS version of its SkyPOS onboard point of sale solution at the Airline Retail Conference 2014.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/14
UK. Visitors from Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE grew spend strongly in April, reinforcing their positions in Global Blue's top five global shopper nations.
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.