MSC Cruises partners with TimeVallée to further enrich its catalogue of luxury brands

MSC Cruises’ upcoming flagship, launching in November 2022, will house a luxury watches multi-brand concept – TimeVallée Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises is stepping up its high-end retail selection on board, thanks to a further enriched catalogue of luxury brands and a new partnership with TimeVallée. The two Geneva-based companies… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free brings magic in Hamad International Airport with the opening of the finest toy shop in the world, Hamleys

Hamleys, the world’s oldest and largest multinational toy retailer, has unveiled its first store in the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport Doha, Qatar, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is delighted to launch the finest toy shop in the world, Hamleys, to bring magic to Hamad International Airport (HIA). Families… Read the full press release

dnata’s Alpha Flight Services signs 10-year concession agreement with Ras Al Khaimah International airport

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 2022-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Alpha Flight Services (Alpha), a leading UAE-based catering, retail, and hospitality services provider, has signed a 10-year concession agreement with Ras Al Khaimah International airport (RKT). The partnership will see Alpha Flight Services invest in infrastructure and provide inflight catering services to more than 10 airlines at… Read the full press release

Balmuir and Marimekko stores opens at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — As a result of Finavia’s extensive development programme, the commercial selection of Helsinki Airport’s gate area will be renewed during the summer and autumn. Among the new stores are the Finnish brands Balmuir and Marimekko. – The brands represented at Helsinki Airport act as business cards for… Read the full press release

dnata becomes the inflight retail partner of choice for easyJet across its European network

Contract win marks major milestone for air services provider’s retail business London, UK, 2022-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has been appointed to manage easyJet’s inflight retail services across the airline’s extensive network. The contract marks a significant milestone for dnata’s growing catering and retail business, cementing its position as a leading end-to-end inflight… Read the full press release

Moncler’s first-ever own line of fragrances: Moncler Pour Femme and Moncler Pour Homme will be exclusively available at Qatar Duty Free

DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) kicks off 2022 with the worldwide travel retail exclusive launch of Moncler’s first-ever own line of fragrances. Moncler Pour Femme and Moncler Pour Homme will be exclusively available at QDF during the month of January before being launched in the Middle East and… Read the full press release

Men’s fashion specialist Hirmer opens new store at Munich Airport

MUNICH, Germany, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — There is now a new shopping attraction at Munich Airport: The long-established Munich company Hirmer has today (December 13, 2021) opened a new store in Terminal 1 (central area). The shop has an area of 240 m² and will be used to present a selection from Hirmer’s… Read the full press release

Caffè Nero to open a new store at George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Premium Coffee House, Caffè Nero has announced it will open a new retail unit at George Best Belfast City Airport. Creating a total of 12 jobs, the store at Belfast City Airport will be the first airport based Caffè Nero outlet in Northern Ireland. A pop-up… Read the full press release

dnata launches dedicated inflight retail centre of excellence

UK-headquartered unit to deliver tailor-made on-board retail programmes and innovative products for airline customers Dubai / London, 2020-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s leading air services providers, has further enhanced its global operations by launching a dedicated inflight retail centre of excellence. The new specialist retail unit will deliver tailor-made… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers best-in-class retail experience to its passengers through its new fare families offering

Members of Qatar Airways Privilege Club can earn more Qmiles according to the fare family they select The airline will offer exclusive discounts at Qatar Duty Free retail and food and beverage outlets for customers booking through certain channels DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched new, simplified fare families… Read the full press release

dnata, iFLEAT and Thuisbezorgd.nl team up to launch pre-order inflight retail initiative in The Netherlands

Innovative solution enables passengers to pre-order quality meals up to one hour before boarding in Amsterdam Amsterdam / Dubai, 2020-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global inflight retailer, iFLEAT, an airline innovation and technology leader, and Thuisbezorgd.nl (part of Just Eat Takeaway.com), one of the world’s leading food delivery providers, have joined forces and successfully… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport recognized its most outstanding retail, airline and environmental partners

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The past year at Budapest Airport was characterized by increasing passenger traffic, development and sustainability. Budapest Airport handed out awards at a gala dinner to its most outstanding retail, airline and environmental partners, who contributed to Ferenc Liszt International Airport remaining the fastest developing airport in the… Read the full press release

Fraport USA to provide retail management services at Newark Liberty International Airport

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has awarded Fraport USA (a subsidiary of Fraport AG) a five-year contract to manage the retail concessions space of Terminal B at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Fraport USA will provide retail management services (including the… Read the full press release

Essence of Harris opens a new shop at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury candle maker, Essence of Harris will bring the scents of the island to Aberdeen as it opens a new shop in the airport’s departure lounge. The independent family business, based in Tarbert on Harris, will stock its award-winning range of candles, reed diffusers and soaps at the… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes the opening of Ink by Hudson stores at Midway International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (06/04/2019), the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Midway Partnership cut ribbons for the newest retail offerings taking off at Midway International Airport. Ink by Hudson stores on Concourses A and B are the 16th and 17th concession locations to open at the airport as part of the 70… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group to launch a tender for its Duty-Free Liquor & Tobacco concession

SINGAPORE, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) will launch a tender for its Duty-Free Liquor & Tobacco (L&T) concession on 4 June 2019. The tenancy terms will cover 18 stores, spanning over 8,000 sqm of retail space across Changi Airport’s four terminals, for a period of six years from 9 June… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Duty Free welcomes four new Heinemann stores

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Free trade operator Imperial Duty Free JSC launched 4 new Sheremetyevo Duty Free Heinemann stores located in the pre-customs luggage claim areas of international arrivals at Terminals D and E of Sheremetyevo International Airport. Passengers now have the opportunity to buy duty-free top sellers without rushing or worrying… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes opening of three new retail shops

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of the 15 retail shops that will receive renovations at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) are now open, with the fourth opening later this month. CVG announced in 2018 that the new retail shops will give travelers a sense of place and celebrate what the region… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes first FENDI boutique

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — FENDI is pleased to announce the opening of it’s first boutique at Heathrow’s Terminal 3. The new boutique will be the second Heathrow retail opening for FENDI, following Terminal 4 in 2018. FENDI is renowned for its tradition, creativity and historically-acclaimed craftsmanship, and these core values are captured… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes bigger and better retail stores of Boots and Dixons Travel

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — High street favourites Boots and technology specialists Dixons Travel have relocated to larger units, up to twice the size of the old stores. The updated retail area also has a new staircase leading down to the lower lounge, with upgraded passenger lift also installed as part of the… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free wins the DFNI-Frontier ‘EMEA Airport Retail Operation of the Year’ award

Award recognises best airport retail operation serving more than 30 million passengers annually DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has won the DFNI-Frontier ‘EMEA Airport Retail Operation of the Year’ award for its exceptional retail offering and customer service. The award was presented at a ceremony and charity ball… Read the full press release

Cork ‘N Bottle store at CVG wins 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award for Best Airport Shop for Local Merchandise

Hebron, KY, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Regional spirits retailer Cork ‘N Bottle is pleased to announce that the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) store is a winner in the 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best Airport Shop for Local Merchandise. The 200 sq. ft. store located in Concourse A at… Read the full press release

CDA announces the opening of FAO Schwarz’s newest retail outlet at Midway International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (03/11/2019) joined with Hudson Group, airport partners, and iconic retailer FAO Schwarz to open the newest retail outlet at Midway International Airport, located near Gate A5 on the A Concourse. The oldest toy store in the United States, FAO Schwarz has… Read the full press release

British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas opens its largest airport store at London Gatwick

The 82m2 North Terminal outlet offers womenswear, travel essentials and gifts The brand’s “growing presence in busy UK travel hubs makes it the perfect fit for Gatwick”, says Rachel Bulford, Gatwick Head of Retail LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas has launched a new store in London Gatwick’s North… Read the full press release

Moxy NYC Chelsea will be home to Putnam & Putnam’s first retail location

NYC’s trendiest florists transform Moxy’s entrance into an overgrown flower boutique NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (02/11/2019), Moxy NYC Chelsea announces an exclusive collaboration with New York City’s favorite florist duo, Michael and Darroch Putnam of Putnam & Putnam. Opening February 14th, just in time to buy flowers on Valentine’s Day, Moxy Chelsea… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport to welcome new specialty retail and services vendors

New shops, expanded stores selling high-end brands and local products Indianapolis, IN, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority Board approved five new contracts for specialty retail and services vendors today (Jan. 18, 2019)  during the IAA’s monthly board meeting at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). These contracts are the first round of approvals… Read the full press release

dnata expands operations and production in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its inflight catering and inflight retail services

25 additional employees, production growth of 15%, innovative technology solutions Prague, Czech Republic, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been expanding its operations and productio­­n in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its quality inflight catering and inflight retail services.  Operating a… Read the full press release

Dior Les Parfums Podium launched at Hamad International Airport

Passengers at HIA are invited to share their love of perfume with DIOR Renowned Dior in-house Perfumer-Creator, Mr. François Demachy guest of honour at podium launch DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Inspired by the love of perfume, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and Parfums Christian Dior have launched a Dior Les Parfums Podium… Read the full press release

British Airways offers tips for travellers on the hunt for bargains at home and abroad

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Black Friday kicks off one of the biggest weekends in shopping history, already overtaking the Boxing Day spike of the highest internet searches with over £7.8 billion spent online and instore across the UK alone. Now much more than a one-day event, it’s grown into a four-day retail… Read the full press release

Shannon Duty Free named among Ireland’s Top Five and ‘National Visitor Store’ of the Year at the Annual Retail Excellence Ireland Awards

Historic store named among Ireland’s Top Five and ‘National Visitor Store’ of the Year  Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Duty Free, the world’s first and most famous Duty Free, has scooped honours in the Annual Retail Excellence Ireland Awards. In the latest in a run of awards for Shannon Group companies, the… Read the full press release