London City Airport has become the major UK airport to abandon the 100ml liquid carry-on rules, according to a report by Bloomberg.
La Prairie has launched its first beauty lounge at Sydney International Airport.
XWELL has debuted its AI-powered express manicure at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City.
Lotte Duty Free has lost out in the first round of assessment of bids for the operational rights of duty-free shops at Incheon Airport, according to the Korea Herald.
Helsinki is set to end travel-size bottle requirements by summer 2023, according to a report by YLE.
Chloe has appointed Guan Xiaotong as its new Fragrancde Ambassador for China and Travel Retail. The news was shared on Coty’s Instagram account and the actor’s Weibo account last month.
The British Beauty Council has backed calls for the UK government to reinstate VAT-free shopping for international tourists amid claims that the re-introduction of the scheme could bring the treasury revenues of £350 million each year.
China Tourism Group Duty Free Corporation has reported its preliminary results for fiscal 2022, according to a report published by China Travel News. The parent company of China Duty Free Group saw profit plunge 47.95 percent yoy to CNY5.025 billion after the now-lifted COVID-restrictions wiped out travel for the bulk of the year.
L’Oréal has partnered with Tripadvisor in a bid to drive awareness of the French beauty giant’s travel retail offer, according to a report published by TR Business.
Chanel expands travel retail presence; opens fashion and beauty spaces at Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Chanel has expanded its travel retail presence by opening fashion and beauty spaces at Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport, within Terminal One.
The Airport Authority of Hong Kong is offering a five-year green tranche as well as three-year, seven-year and 10-year notes to fund its planned expansion as China prepares to lift the travel restrictions that have been in place since the start of the pandemic, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Dubai Duty Free has reported an annual sales increase in 2022 of 78 percent to Dh6.34 billion ($1.73 billion), according to a report by National News.
Portuguese beauty brand Benamor has partnered with TAP Air Portugal and will supply the airline with toiletries for its business class amenity kits and lounge as well as hand soap for aircraft, according to a report published by Simple Flying.
Korean duty free chain Shila Duty Free is opening a Gucci Beauty metaverse beauty class, according to a report by Korea Economic Global.
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has announced changes to its travel retail leadership team, with Alice Marvillet appointed as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Estée Lauder, Travel Retail Worldwide.
Duolab has teamed up with Frasers Hospitality to provide a personalized skin care guest amenity offer for Fraser Suites.
Dufry has reported its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2022. The travel retail operator said that sales soared 58.6 percent yoy in the three months to September 30, 2022, to CHF 2115.2 million, bringing the nine-month total to CHF5.037.6, up 98.8 percent on the same period last year.
Air France and Clarins have teamed up to launch a new spa in the New York-JFK lounge. The new 30 sq m space is reserved for La Premiere, Business and Flying Blue Elite Plus customers.
L’Occitane has launched its new spa aboard the World Traveller from Atlas Ocean Voyages, according to a report by Cruise Industry News.
Sales in online grocer Ocado have soared after it announced a deal to build robotic warehouses for South Korean retailer Lotte Shopping, according to a report by the Guardian.
The Estee Lauder Companies has named Bart Dubbeld Vice President / General Manager of its Travel Retail Southeast Asia division, effective immediately.
Retail bosses in London’s West End have hit back at Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt scrapping VAT free shopping, stating it would deliver a ‘hammer blow’ to the recovery of London’s shopping district, according to a report by the Standard.
Shares in Japanese department stores started to climb after the country announced an end to travel restrictions that have been in place since the start of the pandemic, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Shilla Duty Free has teamed up with The Estee Lauder Companies to launch a video-based online consultation service, which it is claiming is the first of its kind in the travel retail sphere, according to a report published by DFNI Frontier.
Clarins has partnered with Groupe GM to relaunch its Eau Dynamisante hotel line as a more sustainable range, according to Travel News Asia.