Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 17 April 2014


Puig and WDFG get the 212 VIP Rosé Party started in Barcelona

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/14

Puig and World Duty Free Group celebrate the launch of 212 VIP Rosé with unique in-store and concourse retailtainment at Barcelona-El Prat International Airport T1.

'The Moodies' digital, mobile and social media award winners named

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. The winners of 'The Moodies' airport digital, mobile and social media awards for 2014 have been announced.

Premium Scotch outpaces liquor in growing online travel retail presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. The number of premium Scotch references available online through travel retail outlets has grown by +21% since last March, according to aviation analyst Air4casts.

New technology company FlyInStyle launches airport concessions app

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. New technology company FlyInStyle has launched its airport concessions app via the App Store, after a test period.

Over 130 companies register to attend influential ACI Europe Trading event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/14

EUROPE. Over 130 companies have already registered to attend the ACI Europe Trading Conference (26-28 March), which is hosted by Zürich Airport.

Moodie Live: Innovation on location at Duty Free Show of the Americas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report’s acclaimed Moodie Live service will lead our coverage of the upcoming IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Copenhagen Airports targets core consumers with loyalty programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airports is rolling out its CPH Advantage loyalty programme with what it says is a ground-breaking 'earn & burn' points scheme.

Frankfurt Airport relaunches App with new services and languages

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

GERMANY. Frankfurt Airport’s new App 2.0 has a Mandarin version and houses a wider range of services including a tax refund calculator and shopping vouchers.

Shortlist announced for 'The Moodies' digital and social media awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

INTERNATIONAL. The shortlist for 'The Moodies', the second annual airport-specific digital, mobile and social media awards, has been announced.

Cork Airport uses Google technology to give travellers a virtual tour

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/14

IRELAND. The airport is the first in Ireland to have all its public areas - including shops and restaurants - included in Google Map's Indoor Street View.

Clear Channel and Adlux create global luxury airport advertising network

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14

INTERNATIONAL. The agreement creates a combined network of 146 private jet terminals that brands can engage with via a single point of contact.

Concessions International opens new bars with iPad ordering system

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/02/14

Samuel Adams Atlanta Brew House and Dos Equis Explorer’s Lounge has opened at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson's Concourse B with iPad-enabled ordering systems.

Masi Agricola gets wine lovers sharing on Instagram for Valentine's Day

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

The Italian wine producer has been urging Instagram users to share pictures of themselves with the ones they love, with prizes for couples enjoying a glass of Masi.

Montreal-Trudeau goes live with Chauntry online car park booking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

CANADA. The new Chauntry system, deployed through the airport’s website, allows customers to reserve parking slots, get discounts and accumulate air miles.

Coty hails success of Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop pop-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/14

The cash-free Soho store, which featured an unusual social media twist, celebrated the designer’s popular Daisy feminine fragrance during New York Fashion Week.

OTG Management named among world’s most innovative companies

Source: ©The Foodie Report* - 11/02/14

USA. Business magazine Fast Company included OTG among the world’s 50 most innovative companies, saying it was “creating an oasis in the airport”.

Wonderful Pistachios cracks the Super Bowl with Stephan Colbert

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/14

Wonderful Pistachios is predicting a significant sales jump after its well received two-part Super Bowl commercial, starring Comedy Central’s Stephan Colbert.

Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop pop-up set for NY Fashion Week debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/14

No cash required: the Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop – set to open in SoHo on 7 February – will feature a groundbreaking social twist #MJDaisyChain

La Prairie unveils redesigned ‘digital flagship’ website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/14

La Prairie’s new website is presented on 21 different country sites in 18 different languages, and incorporates over 48,000 pages of content.

Digital Tourism Think Tank announces marketing award winners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/01/14

UK. Digital Tourism Think Tank has unveiled the winners of its first-ever digital marketing awards for tourism destinations in a virtual ceremony.

Burberry unveils new flagship fragrance Brit Rhythm for women

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/14

Burberry has unveiled its first new feminine fragrance – Brit Rhythm for women – since taking its beauty business in-house from Inter Parfums in April 2013.

'The Moodies' attract record number of entries ahead of The Trinity Forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/14

INTERNATIONAL. A record number of entries has been submitted for 'The Moodies', the world’s first airport-specific digital, mobile and social media awards.

Copenhagen Airport strengthens Chinese offer with new app

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/14

DENMARK. Building on recent efforts to reach out to passengers from China, the airport has launched a dedicated Chinese mobile app and website.

Shiseido updates Future Solution with face and body products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/14

Shiseido has extended its upscale Future Solution franchise with three new products, and created a new digital platform for European media.

JR/Duty Free launches holiday snaps competition on social media sites

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/01/14

AUSTRALIA. The retailer is harnessing social platforms Weibo and Instagram to engage and reward its customers during the busy holiday season.

Aéroports de Paris initiates global Christmas and New Year celebrations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/13

FRANCE. AdP has decorated all Paris airport terminals for Christmas, to celebrate the world's year-end holidays and to showcase key nationalities.

‘The Moodies’ social and digital media awards deadline is extended

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/13

INTERNATIONAL. Nominations for ‘The Moodies’ social and digital media awards will now be accepted up until 17 January, as the deadline is extended.

L’Oréal Group Travel Retail signs up as Platinum Partner of The Trinity Forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/13

THAILAND/INTERNATIONAL. L’Oréal Group Travel Retail is the latest major industry company to become a Platinum Partner of The Trinity Forum, following Mondelez World Travel Retail's recent pledge of support for the event, which will be hosted by King Power International Group of Companies in Bangkok from 26-28 February 2014.

DFS Group launches ambitious interactive consumer website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/13

INTERNATIONAL. DFS Group has launched its new and updated website,, aimed at travelling consumers that visit its stores worldwide.

Gatwick Airport hits £1 billion in investment, marks fourth anniversary

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/13

UK. As it marks four years under its current ownership, Gatwick has launched a new website to explain the changes and improvements made since 2009.

JMG-Research to focus on passenger behaviour with Global Shopper Survey

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/13

INTERNATIONAL. The fourth edition of Pax Gloss from JMG-Research will focus on the behaviour of passengers from 15 countries around the world.

Estee Lauder promotes Modern Muse at Heathrow and Gatwick

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/13

Estée Lauder has created a pop-up event to promote its flagship Modern Muse fragrance at London Heathrow Terminal 5 and London Gatwick South.

Burberry puckers up anew with updated Festive Kisses initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/13

Burberry has updated its Burberry Kisses digital partnership with Google, which allows users to send virtual kisses to anyone in the world.

Malaysia Airports expands commercial reach with launch of Facebook page

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/13

MALAYSIA. The ‘Indulge at Malaysia Airports’ Facebook page was launched in conjunction with the airport company’s Indulge Till You Fly Campaign in July.

Nominations opened for airport social and digital media awards – ‘The Moodies’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/13

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report is pleased to accept nominations for 'The Moodies', the world’s first airport-specific digital, mobile and social media awards.

JCDecaux partners with Google subsidiary on social gaming at airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/13

USA. JCDecaux has partnered with Niantic Labs at Google to enhance a location-based game for travellers at New York JFK and Los Angeles airports.

Qatar Airways soars above competition with social media award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/13

Aviation marketing consultancy firm SimpliFlying has named Qatar Airways as the top emerging airline in social media for 2013 at its annual awards ceremony.

World Duty Free Group celebrates Lalique Heathrow T5 success

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/13

UK. As previously revealed on The Moodie Report, World Duty Free Group has partnered with Lalique to create the brand’s first interactive pop-up installation.

Gatwick Airport unveils Europe's biggest Google Indoor Maps and Indoor Streetview

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/13

UK. The largest implementation of Google Indoor Maps and Indoor Streetview in Europe has been rolled out by Gatwick Airport.

Dubai Duty Free and team up for chance to win US$1 million

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/13

INTERNATIONAL. The new airport reviews, ratings and rankings site wants to hear about the best, worst and everything in-between about travellers' experiences.

Milestone for Schiphol mobile app as it clocks over one million downloads

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/13

NETHERLANDS. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol's free app – a Moodies Award winner in 2012– has been downloaded over one million times since its launch.

Heineken engages fans with twist on Departure Roulette activation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/10/13

Heineken takes consumer engagement to a new level by surprising fans with the same proposition offered to JFK travellers in its Departure Roulette activation in July.

Schiphol claims airport world first with 3D drive-in movie screening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/13

NETHERLANDS. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has claimed to be the first airport to show a 3D drive-in movie, after a special screening of Disney film Planes.

Tweeting For Godot: DAA backs Dublin Theatre Festival

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/13

IRELAND. Dublin Airport Authority is supporting its sponsorship of the 2013 Dublin Theatre Festival with an extensive social media campaign.

Flemingo Duty Free partners with Sri Lanka mobile operator

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/13

SRI LANKA. As part of a partnership between Flemingo and Mobitel, customers of the network will get discounts and receive promotions and offers.

London Gatwick launches redesigned and responsive website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/13

UK. Gatwick’s new-look website includes new features and airport guides and is optimised for all screen resolutions and devices.

Q&A with Co-Founder Mick Dawidowicz

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/13 co-founder Mick Dawidowicz explains how airlines and airports could work together to drive sales through omni-channel retailing.

Live from Gatwick Airport: Head of Retail Spencer Sheen on Twitter

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/13

UK. Gatwick Airport Head of Retail Spencer Sheen participated in a Q&A on Twitter earlier today, discussing recent developments and future plans.

DFS Group appoints Profero as global digital agency

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/13

INTERNATIONAL. Profero will manage DFS Group's digital strategy, creative and production activity across all territories, effective immediately.

Dixons Travel unveils ‘store of the future’ at Gatwick Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/13

UK. The new Dixons Travel concept in Gatwick South Terminal has created a blueprint that will be applied to other outlets in the retailer's portfolio.