Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 25 May 2016


Global Exchange opens branches at Geneva and Billund airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/16

DENMARK/SWITZERLAND. The travel money services provider has invested €2 million on five new locations in Switzerland and Denmark.

Sydney Airport launches call for integrated financial services provider

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/10/15

AUSTRALIA. The country’s largest airport calls for Expressions of Interest for integrated financial services and currency exchange.

Perth Airport names new partners for A$54 million travel retail makeover

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

AUSTRALIA. Perth Airport has revealed several of its commercial partners for the new T1 forecourt and retail hub, designed to transform the travel experience.

Global Exchange extends presence in Ecuador with two new airport units

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/08/15

ECUADOR. The foreign exchange specialist has strengthened its presence in Ecuador with the opening of two units at José Joaquín de Olmedo Airport.

Keflavik Airport issues tenders for foreign exchange and banking services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

ICELAND. Keflavik Airport operator Isavia is seeking proposals for the operation of foreign exchange, ATMs and VAT refund services at Iceland‘s major gateway.

Global Exchange expands currency service at Colombian airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

COLOMBIA. The foreign exchange specialist expands in South America with a new branch at Medellin International Airport now officially open.

Global Exchange launches foreign currency service at Colombian airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/15

COLOMBIA. The foreign currency exchange company expands in South America with new operations at El Dorado and Medellin International airports.

Travelex lands first-ever foreign exchange exclusivity at Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

UK. A huge gain for the foreign exchange specialist as it secures exclusivity for foreign exchange and ATM services across all Heathrow terminals.

UK tax free visitor spend slips in 2014 despite China and Middle East growth

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/15

UK. Tax free spending by Chinese and Middle Eastern visitors increased in 2014 but growth was offset by a decline in Russian and Thai spend, says Global Blue.

Global Exchange extends currency services at Brasilia and Natal airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/12/14

BRAZIL. Currency exchange specialist Global Exchange has extended its presence in Latin America with seven new outlets at Brasilia and Natal airports.

Travelex to make Polish debut at Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

POLAND. The global foreign exchange operator will open a Departures outlet and an Arrivals multi-currency cash machine at the airport this year.

Global Exchange wins currency exchange tender at Tenerife Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

SPAIN. The foreign exchange operator has secured a five-year concession covering two currency and tax refund outlets at Spain's seventh busiest airport.

ICE at Edinburgh Airport expands Click & Collect to ten foreign currencies

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/10/14

UK. International Currency Exchange (ICE) is now offering its Click & Collect service – usually only available for Euros and US Dollars – for ten currencies at Edinburgh.

World Wide Money Exchange opens upgraded units at Denver Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/08/14

USA. Foreign exchange services provider World Wide Money Exchange has opened three new locations at Denver Airport, where it has operated since 1995.

Global Exchange to offer currency services at Guayaquil airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/14

ECUADOR. The rapidly growing foreign exchange company will operate two outlets at Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil.

ChangeGroup to introduce foreign currency ATMs at Helsinki Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/07/14

FINLAND. ChangeGroup has won the foreign exchange concession at Helsinki Airport and is set to roll out the airport’s first foreign currency ATMs in 2015.

Global Exchange adds Brazil to its growing worldwide network

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/07/14

BRAZIL. The foreign exchange specialist, in partnership with Inframerica, will offer its services at Brasilia and Natal, two of Brazil’s busiest international airports.

ICE boosts presence in UK airports with Edinburgh Airport contract win

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/05/14

Scottish airport awards International Currency Exchange with an exclusive five-year contract to provide foreign exchange services in Departures and Arrivals.

Heathrow Airport shows flat retail performance in first quarter

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/04/14

UK. Heathrow Airport’s retail income increased +0.9% to £108 million in the three months ended 31 March 2014, the company reported today.

Muscat Duty Free and Travelex launch joint promotion at Muscat Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

OMAN. Muscat Duty Free has teamed up with Travelex in a promotion at Muscat International Airport, where passengers can win prizes and shopping discounts.

Global Exchange launches operations at Barcelona Airport Terminal 1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

SPAIN. Currency exchange specialist Global Exchange has started operations at Barcelona-El Prat International Airport with four outlets in Terminal 1.

Global Exchange marks Middle East debut at Queen Alia International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/02/14

JORDAN. Global Exchange, in partnership with Edgo, has entered the Middle East market with four outlet openings at the new Queen Alia International Airport.

Airports Company South Africa issues OR Tambo speciality retail tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/01/14

SOUTH AFRICA. The company has issued a request for bids for 13 stores at Johannesburg Airport, including jewellery, electronics and foreign exchange.

Airport Authority Hong Kong calls banking services tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/13

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has called a banking services tender for two outlets at Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 1.

Global Exchange awarded Barcelona-El Prat Airport concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/13

SPAIN. The foreign exchange company will open seven new outlets – four in T1 and three in T2 – in the first quarter of 2014, investing €3 million and creating 90 jobs.

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.

Caxton TX unveils mobile app that converts currency in a snap

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/13

UK. The first mobile app from the UK foreign exchange expert and prepaid currency card provider features instant currency conversion.

Global Exchange opens new branches at Madrid Barajas Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/11/13

SPAIN. The foreign exchange specialist has opened six branches in Terminal 4 after being awarded the concession by airport authority AENA last month.

Global Exchange expands into Ecuador with Quito Airport branches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/13

ECUADOR. The foreign exchange specialist’s two branches at the airport will serve some of the six million passengers passing through every year.

AENA awards Global Exchange six Madrid Barajas locations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/13

SPAIN. The foreign exchange company will extend its operations at the Spanish hub, with the November opening of six more bureaux de change in Terminal 4.

Global Exchange continues expansion in Mexico with new airport locations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/13

Operating through its Globo Cambio brand, the foreign exchange company has opened new exchange bureaus in six international airports in Mexico.

Travelex opens flagship outlet at Dubai International Concourse A

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/13

UAE. The foreign exchange specialist’s new concept takes away the traditional counter and glass style and introduces more interactivity through technology.

Travelex enters Latin American market with Tocumen Airport opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/07/13

PANAMA. Travelex has hailed its Latin American entry at Tocumen Airport as the introduction to “a great travel growth market” for the company.

Ngurah Rai Airport signs currency exchange and retail agreements

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/07/13

INDONESIA. Airport operator Angkasa Pura I has signed latest agreements set to create an impressive commercial offer at Indonesia’s largest tourism-led airport.

Montréal-Trudeau Airport calls tender for foreign currency exchange

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/05/13

CANADA. The operator of the concession will have the right to offer foreign currency exchange, money wire transfer, ATMs and related services.

Seattle-Tacoma Airport issues RFP for foreign exchange concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/13

US. The Port of Seattle has issued an RFP for the foreign currency exchange concession at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Inframérica begins negotiations for key commercial outlets at Brasilia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/13

BRAZIL. Inframérica is entering negotiations for over 50 new retail and F&B outlets at Brasilia Airport to open before the FIFA World Cup in June 2014.

International Currency Exchange wins big Washington airports contract

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.

Moneycorp wins London Gatwick Airport currency exchange tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/13

UK. The company will double its presence at the airport after signing an exclusive five-year contract to provide bureau de change services.

Bali Airport releases RFQ for specialist retail/spa/currency exchange

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/01/13

INDONESIA. PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) releases its RFQ for specialist retail/spa/currency exchange operations at Ngurah Rai Airport.

'Welcome to Paradise': Bali Ngurah Rai Airport releases food & beverage RFQ

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/13

INDONESIA. PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) releases the first of its RFQs for the commercial area at Ngurah Rai Airport - Bali International Terminal.

Long-awaited tenders announced for Bali airport commercial contracts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/13

INDONESIA. PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) announces the Requests for Qualification for the commercial areas at Ngurah Rai Airport - Bali International Terminal.

American Express offers currency deal to The Moodie Report readers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/10/12

FRANCE. Leading foreign exchange services provider American Express offers readers of The Moodie Report 0% commission on transactions for Cannes.

Avios partners American Express in bid to add value for travellers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/12

Avios members can collect points when buying currency at American Express Currency Exchange airport bureaux in the UK and with Moneycorp at Gatwick.

Aéroports de Paris posts strong gains in commercial revenues

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/12

FRANCE. Aéroports de Paris delivered a fine commercial revenues performance for the first half year, driven partly by strong gains in sales per passenger.

Travelex wins Dubai Airport Concourse 3 foreign exchange tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/08/12

UAE. The company will operate the only standalone bureau de change at Dubai International Airport's new facility when it opens in the first quarter of 2013.

Global Exchange becomes Spanish leader with new Palma de Mallorca opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/12

SPAIN. With the opening of a Global Exchange outlet at Palma de Mallorca International Airport, the company becomes the market leader in its native country.

Global Exchange wins currency exchange at Silvio Pettirossi Airport

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.

Airport Authority Hong Kong issues major foreign exchange tender

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.

Global Exchange wins Tijuana airport currency exchange contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/05/12

MEXICO. The Spanish foreign exchange company’s local subsidiary Globo Cambio has secured its fifth international airport concession in Mexico.