Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 28 April 2016

AFRICA

Duty Free World Council releases latest Global Shopping Monitor

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 27/04/16

INTERNATIONAL. The Duty Free World Council has released its quarterly KPI Monitor for Q1 2016, revealing the latest consumer perceptions about travel retail.

Tourvest Inflight names Christine Howard as Chief Operating Officer

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 27/04/16

SOUTH AFRICA. Tourvest Inflight Retail Services has named former senior gategroup executive Christine Howard as its new Chief Operating Officer.

ACI underlines role of service quality on commercial revenues

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 25/04/16

INTERNATIONAL. "Analysis suggests that prioritising customer service results in the greatest positive impact on non-aeronautical revenue," says ACI World Director General Angela Gittens.

DFASS secures new onboard retail relationship with RwandAir

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 05/04/16

AFRICA. The Miami company grows in Africa with the launch of an onboard duty free retail programme for expanding Rwandan flag carrier RwandAir.

DFASS launches pre-order service onboard Air Mauritius

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/16

MAURITIUS. “The online duty free shopping is yet another enhancement to our offering and improves service,” says Air Mauritius CEO Megh Pillay.

Dufry: Strong project pipeline set to drive growth in 2016 and beyond

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/16

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry CEO Julián Díaz talks organic growth, the concessions pipeline, brand partners and duty free versus duty paid growth with investors.

Dufry Group delivers solid commercial performance in 'transformational year'

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/03/16

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry Group turnover climbed by +46.3% to reach CHF6,139.3 million in 2015 amid what the company described as "a transformational year".

ACI report underlines growing role of non-aeronautical revenues to airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/16

INTERNATIONAL. ACI underlines how critical commercial incomes have become to the business in its latest report into the economics of airports.

Amarula Trust helps to boost eco-tourism and conservation in Namibia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/16

NAMIBIA. A Field Guide Scholarship, open to students from Namibia, is part of the Trust’s programme to sustain communities and promote conservation.

Incheon and Changi lead ACI’s ASQ rankings in 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/02/16

INTERNATIONAL. Airport Council International's 2015 Airport Service Quality Awards are led by the Korean and Singaporean gateways.

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition February/March 2016

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/02/16

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to The Moodie Report Print Edition for February/March 2016, available in full – editorial and advertising – in digital format.

Announcing The Trinity Forum 2016: leading event set for Mumbai

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/16

INTERNATIONAL. The Trinity Forum, the world’s leading airport commercial revenues conference, will take place this year on 12-14 September in Mumbai.

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

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/02/16

INTERNATIONAL. The shortlist for this year's 'The Moodies', the airport-specific digital, mobile and social media awards, has been announced across 14 categories.

The Moodie e-Zine: Puig aims for new heights with Jean Paul Gaultier

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/16

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to travel retail’s only e-Zine, in which Puig CEO Marc Puig talks about his aspirations for the Jean Paul Gaultier fragrance brand.

Sue Fox named Estée Lauder VP/General Manager Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/01/16

UK. The Estée Lauder Companies has appointed Sue Fox as Vice President/General Manager Travel Retail Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Calling for FAB Awards nominations as registration opens for Geneva event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/16

INTERNATIONAL. Get set for the 2016 Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards, recognising excellence in travel-related dining.

The Moodie e-Zine: People of the Year, 2015 in review and The Foodie Report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/15

INTERNATIONAL. In the final edition of The Moodie e-Zine for 2015, we bring you our People of the Year, and highlight the big stories of a memorable 12 months.

MEADFA renews management contract with TFWA for annual conference

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/12/15

MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA. The Middle East & Africa Duty Free Association has renewed TFWA’s contract to manage its conference for a further two years.

Lower oil prices, economic growth and passenger demand buoy airline profits

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/15

INTERNATIONAL. The International Air Transport Association has revealed its industry outlook for 2016, forecasting a sharp rise in profits among airlines.

Japan and South Korea buoyed by Chinese tax free shopping spend

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/15

INTERNATIONAL. Mainland Chinese remained the leading nationality for global tax free shopping spend in October, reports tax refund company Global Blue.

Moodie Corporate adds dual-media dynamism to publishing services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/15

INTERNATIONAL. Moodie Corporate extends its portfolio to include both print and e-Zine, allowing clients to benefit from video, audio and other dynamic media.

Latest Air4Casts figures reveal severe impact of terrorism on tourism

Source: ©Air4Casts;The Moodie Report - 30/11/15

INTERNATIONAL Terrorism not only takes a terrible toll on those involved in attacks but the knock-on effect to tourism and employment can be catastrophic.

Tourvest takes Black Friday to the skies with FlySAA Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/15

SOUTH AFRICA. A 20% discount is offered on duty free purchases made at the South African Airways online shop, with delivery direct to passengers’ seats.

Live and online: The Official Middle East & Africa Duty Free Guide 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/15

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA. Welcome to the MEADFA Guide, the official publication of this year's conference, written and produced by The Moodie Report.

Egypt flight disaster: Russian travellers divert to Turkish destinations

Source: Air4Casts; The Moodie Report - 09/11/15

EGYPT. Amid the fallout from the Russian airline tragedy, data from analyst Air4Casts underlines the role of Russian travellers to Egyptian resort tourism.

Cairo Airport Company reveals commercial line-up for new T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/11/15

EGYPT. Cairo Airport Company names Egyptair Duty Free, Dufry and Cairo Airport Duty Free as partners in the new T2, with SSP capturing key food & drinks units.

Latin America leads growth in international passenger traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Leading travel retail analyst Air4Casts reveals the latest data for September passenger traffic, with healthy increases in the Americas.

Court dismisses challenge to Dufry duty free contract in Kenya - reports

Source: The Star; The Moodie Report - 05/11/15

KENYA. The Kenyan High Court has dismissed a further challenge to Dufry’s capture of the duty free concession at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, local media reports.

Rebound in Europe fuels global growth in tourist arrivals

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Buoyed by healthy gains in Europe, international tourist arrivals grew by +4.3% in the first eight months of 2015, according to the UNWTO.

'Worldclass, Worldwide': New-look Dufry logo & structure unveiled

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Travel retail’s most powerful player Dufry has unveiled a new corporate logo and brand identity, as it reveals solid nine-month results.

Dufry reveals new regional structure and Group Executive Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/10/15

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry reveals details of its new structure after two years of major acquisitions; it includes new regions and Executive Committee members.

Tourvest extends online duty free services for SAA Voyager members

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/15

SOUTH AFRICA. Tourvest Inflight Retail Services and South African Airways now allow frequent flyers to burn air miles when buying duty free through the airline website.

ATÜ Duty Free, Heinemann and Hamila revamp Tunis Airport stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/15

TUNISIA. "The store was designed to genuinely reflect the cultural elements of Tunisia in a modern way," says ATÜ Duty Free General Manager Ersan Arcan.

Dubai International wins airline-voted World Routes marketing award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

SOUTH AFRICA AND DUBAI. Success reaffirms airport's strategy of continually enhancing the quality of its products and services, says Dubai Airports.

International tourist arrivals climb by +4% in the first half of 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/15

INTERNATIONAL. International tourist arrivals grew by +4% year-on-year in the first half of 2015 according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

MEADFA reveals agenda for annual conference as registration opens

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/15

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA. Registration has opened for the 2015 Middle East & Africa Duty Free Association Conference, which takes place on 23-24 November.

July ‘a banner month’ for global airport passenger traffic, says ACI

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/15

INTERNATIONAL. Passenger traffic at the world’s airports climbed by +7.9% year-on-year in July, making it "a banner month" for aviation, reports ACI.

Dubai confirmed as world’s busiest airport by international traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/15

INTERNATIONAL. ACI's latest World Traffic Report confirms Dubai as the world's busiest airport for international traffic in 2014, followed by Heathrow and Hong Kong.

South African Airways marks Rugby World Cup with duty free promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/08/15

SOUTH AFRICA. As its national team prepares to mounts what is certain to be a strong bid for the trophy, the country's national carrier enters into the spirit of things.

TFWA to host its first dedicated Research Workshop at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/15

FRANCE. The workshop will present key findings of the association’s most recent research studies, including the TFWA Airport Series and Category Reports.

Global airport traffic ‘resilient’ in H1 despite external challenges

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/15

INTERNATIONAL. Passenger traffic at the world’s airports climbed by +5.7% year-on-year in the first six months of 2015, ACI reports.

Global airline passenger traffic posts healthy growth in June

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/08/15

INTERNATIONAL. Passenger traffic among the world's airlines climbed by +5.7% year-on-year in June, with international traffic rising by +5.3%.

Amman Mayor Biltaji will deliver the keynote address at MEADFA 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/15

MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA. The Mayor of Amman, Akel Biltaji, will be making the keynote speech at this year’s MEADFA Conference, taking place in November.

Dufry posts solid H1 turnover and EBITDA growth despite ‘challenging environment’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry Group turnover climbed by +30.5% year-on-year in H1 2015, despite the challenges of currency and economic difficulties in some markets.

Latest Boeing forecasts underline long-term strength of global aviation market

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. Boeing has released a 20-year forecast showing strong demand for pilots and technicians, underlining how the airline market is expected to grow.

Dufry to issue €500 million in Senior Notes to help finance WDFG purchase

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry Group plans to issue €500 million in Senior Notes; the proceeds will be used to part-finance the acquisition of World Duty Free Group.

Global airline ancillary revenue leaps +21% in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. Airline ancillary revenues climbed by +21% year-on-year in 2014 to hit US$38.1 billion, according to aviation industry consultant IdeaWorks.

Rating the retailers: The Moodie Report ‘Dreamstore’ 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. How did the world’s leading brand owners rate the world’s leading travel retailers, airport by airport and category by category?

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani heads TFWA speaker line-up at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

FRANCE. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and TUI Group Joint CEO Peter Long are keynote speakers for the TFWA World Exhibition & Conference.

Tourvest In-flight Retail Services creates own handheld technology solution

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

SOUTH AFRICA. Tourvest In-flight Retail Services has designed and developed its own in-house ePOS handheld system for crew to assist onboard sales.