Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 12/06/13
LATIN AMERICA. Welcome to The Moodie Reports Latin America Special Edition, published to coincide with the annual ASUTIL Conference in Punta Cana.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 10/06/13
He will go on and represent Princess Cruises in the grand final, competing for the coveted title of Diageo Reserve World Class Bartender of the Year.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 28/05/13
EUROPE. The annual Nordic Travel Retail Seminar took place on Tuesday with a focus on innovation, customer service and the consumer of the future.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 14/05/13
MOROCCO. Flemingo has secured an exclusive build, operate and transfer master concession at Tangier Med Port Seaport for a ten-year term with a five-year extension.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 19/04/13
CHINA. The Hurun Report is named Strategic Media Partner in China for the China Travel Retail conference, taking place in Sanya 8-9 May. 胡润百富正式成为中国旅游零售大会中华区战略媒体合作伙伴, 将一同出席于2013年5月8日至9日 中国三亚举行的第二届中国旅游零售大会
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 27/03/13
CHINA. The organisers of China Travel Retail 2013 have released the agenda for this years event taking place in Sanya, in Hainan Province, on 8-9 May.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 22/03/13
USA. Over 400 bartenders across Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line will be trained and then compete in the Diageo Reserve World Class programme.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 22/03/13
AMERICAS. Ernesto Milan appointed as Duty Free Sales Manager - South America - while Alex Godinez will focus on the cruise sector
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 11/03/13
USA. Adri Ford of Carnival Cruise Lines was named the Bacardi Bartender of the Year, while Alfredo Marzi of Princess Cruises produced the winning dish.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 08/03/13
US. With partner Deborah Golden, Bottega says it is making progress with a big cruise marketing push behind its grappas, liqueurs and wines.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 04/03/13
US. The eight finalists for the Bacardi Bartender of the Year and Bacardi Chef of the Year awards will compete in the final tasting and judging on 8 March.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 01/03/13
ESTONIA. Tallink, the worlds largest ferry operator by tax and duty free turnover, had another strong year in 2012, with revenues and profits up.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 07/02/13
INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to The Moodie Report e-Zine, which as always offers an insightful take on the week's top travel retail stories. In this edition we look back on a fantastic Trinity Forum in Abu Dhabi; assess where next for World Duty Free Group post Autogrill's decision to split its retail and food & beverage interests; and look at the long-running Guam duty free tender saga.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 06/02/13
CHINA. CDFG and Star Cruises' parent company Genting Hong Kong have signed an agreement to develop duty free retail business onboard the Star Cruises fleet.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 14/01/13
The travel retail exclusive single malt is being launched at this week's Cinderella Whisky Fair organised by Viking Line during its M/S Cinderella Baltic Sea cruise.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 18/12/12
The leading cruise ship retail concessionaire names Richard Antrum as Marketing Director. Antrum will be joining the Board on his appointment in January 2013.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 17/12/12
Bartenders and chefs onboard Carnival Destiny have created a record number of entries for this years Bacardi Cruise Competition.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 27/11/12
MIDDLE EAST. The MEDFA Conference ended on Tuesday in Dubai, with the focus on future influences on the market and challenges facing the trade.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 24/11/12
MIDDLE EAST. Welcome to the Middle East Duty Free Association Official Guide 2012, published by The Moodie Report to coincide with the annual MEDFA Conference.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 22/11/12
ASIA PACIFIC. The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) is planning to launch a responsible retailing training programme around alcohol sales.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 16/11/12
ESTONIA. Tallink Group posted a healthy increase in third quarter revenues as growth in shops and restaurants made up for falling ticket sales.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 15/11/12
INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to The Moodie Report e-Zine for 15 November, which as always offers an insightful take on the week's top travel retail stories.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 23/10/12
FRANCE. Flemingo Duty Free has revealed its ambition to target US$2 billion in annual turnover by 2020, and unveiled new branding for its business.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 13/09/12
A group of companies operating in travel retail have come together to formally create the Central and Eastern Europe Travel Retail Association (CEETRA).
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 07/09/12
MIDDLE EAST. The Middle East Duty Free Association and TFWA have revealed the programme for the 2012 MEDFA Conference, to be held in Dubai.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 03/08/12
SCANDINAVIA. Pernod Ricard Travel Retail Europe has launched two permanent, branded bars for Havana Club and Malibu on board the Birka Paradise.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 04/07/12
INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report e-Zine is seeking your help in promoting the best in travel retail customer service as part of our Front Line section.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 22/06/12
EUROPE. Leading make-up brand Revlon has appointed Scorpio Distributors Ltd to distribute its range in travel retail markets in Europe and key African regions.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 18/06/12
The cruise line emphasises its commitment to the passenger experience as it becomes the first travel retailer to participate in the global event
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 25/05/12
EUROPE. The Travel Retail Fair Payment Alliance and its allies have won a major court judgement in their fight for fairer transaction fees for the business.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 23/05/12
INTERNATIONAL. TFWA says it is spearheading a drive to create a global forum that would represent industry interests internationally.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 13/05/12
Diageo Reserve World Class 2012 has invited bartenders from Princess Cruises to join in the competition for the Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year title.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 10/05/12
MIDDLE EAST. This years Middle East Exclusive exhibition will run alongside the MEDFA Conference in Dubai after an agreement between the organisers.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 22/03/12
INTERNATIONAL. This week in The Moodie Report e-Zine we bring you an updated list, plus analysis, of the top five travel retailers in the world for 2011.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 14/03/12
INTERNATIONAL. Dufry plans to open 8,000sq m of new retail space in 2012, with 35,000sq m in total in the project pipeline, says CEO Julián Díaz.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 12/03/12
A Grey Goose-inspired cocktail and food dish claim the major accolades in the latest Bacardi Cruise Competition, organised by the brand owner's travel retail division.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 06/03/12
UK. P&O Ferries Head of Buying Neil Towns has left the company. He was a key figure in driving the company's retail business forward in recent years.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 05/03/12
Viking Lines latest Whisky Cruise will take place this month, with Glenfarclas and Old Pulteney whiskies co-hosting the Grand Whisky Dinner on 22 March.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 29/02/12
TUNISIA. Leading travel retailer Hamila Duty Free has secured two vital contracts in its home market of Tunisia, covering the port and ferry channels.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 21/02/12
Laphroaig Brodir, a new 13yo expression, was launched to whisky enthusiasts attending Viking Lines fourth annual Whisky Fair in recent days.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 20/02/12
NORDIC REGION.The Viking Grace cruise ferry will sail between Stockholm and Turku from January 2013, and will include a 1,800sq ft tax free store.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 20/02/12
William Grant & Sons has opened the first-ever Glenfiddich Lounge, on board Viking Lines flagship cruise ferry Cinderella, which serves mainly Swedish passengers.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 31/01/12
Bacardi Global Travel Retail has named the finalists for its Bartender of the Year and Chef of the Year Awards in the Bacardi Cruise Competition.
Source: The Moodie Report; news agencies - 09/01/12
FRANCE/UK. UK-France ferry operator SeaFrance is set to cease trading after a French court put the company into liquidation today.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 21/12/11
NORWAY. Leading Nordic ferry company Color Line has struck a partnership deal with Gebr Heinemann for duty free purchasing and logistics.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 25/10/11
US. IAADFS is streamlining registration and enhancing its range of activities for the 2012 Duty Free Show of the Americas, which takes place next March.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 21/10/11
INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report presents the most recent nominations in our series, The Front Line, featuring sales staff recognised for their excellence.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 29/09/11
INTERNATIONAL. In the latest interview for our Never Hide series we speak to Tallink Duty Free Sales Business Development Director Magnus Skjörshammer.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 26/09/11
FRANCE. The number of duty free retail visitors to last weeks TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes was +15% above last years figure, says TFWA.
Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 15/09/11
NORWAY. Ferry company Fjord Line and Gebr Heinemann have signed a five-year concession contract for Fjord Lines two new cruise ships.