Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 01 May 2016

The Moodie Report India

Buoyant in Bangalore: commercial revenues show “phenomenal” growth

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 28/04/16

INDIA. As retail and food & beverage sales growth outstrip passenger increases, Bangalore International Airport Ltd outlines an ambitious commercial vision.

Zürich Airport to sell shareholding in Bangalore International Airport Ltd

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 18/04/16

INDIA. Zürich Airport plans to sell its remaining 5% minority shareholding in Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) for US$48.9 million.

Mumbai International reveals new brands in latest wave of T2 openings

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

INDIA. Mumbai International Airport opens the latest retail and F&B units in Terminal 2 Domestic, and extends space with its new south-east pier.

Registration now open for the 2016 Trinity Forum in Mumbai, India

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/16

INDIA/INTERNATIONAL. Early registration discounts are available until the end of June for the Trinity Forum, which takes place on 12-14 September this year.

In the front line: ARI names Star Employees of the Year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/03/16

IRELAND/INTERNATIONAL. CTC-ARI's George Charalambous is named ARI's Star Employee of the Year, with runners-up from stores in Beirut and Dublin.

Pernod Ricard India revs up brand focus at Hyderabad International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/16

The joint promotion between Hyderabad Duty Free Retail Limited and Pernod Ricard India offers passengers the chance to win a Kawasaki Ninja Z250 motorbike.

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".

Pacific Asia Travel Association forecasts surge in regional tourism

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/03/16

ASIA PACIFIC. The Pacific Asia Travel Association predicts that international visitor arrivals to the region will surge from 550 million to over 650 million by 2020.

L’Oréal Travel Retail goes Platinum at Trinity Forum 2016 in Mumbai

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/16

INTERNATIONAL. L’Oréal Travel Retail has signed up as a Platinum Partner for the Trinity Forum 2016, which takes place on 12-14 September in Mumbai.

Host Mumbai International Airport Ltd hails influence of Trinity Forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/02/16

INTERNATIONAL. Mumbai International Airport Ltd CEO Rajeev Jain says his company will host a hugely memorable Trinity Forum in September.

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.

Hyderabad executive wins top ACI Asia-Pacific executive accolade

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/16

INDIA. Sunil Kumar Munnangi of GMR Hyderabad International Airport wins the prestigious competition to encourage innovative ideas within aviation.

Pernod Ricard India and Mumbai Duty Free open Luxe Boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/16

INDIA. Pernod Ricard and DFS/Flemingo partnership Mumbai Duty Free open the first Luxe Boutique in travel retail, at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

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.

Flemingo wins duty free concessions at nine Indian airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/16

INDIA. “This win reaffirms our position as the number one duty free player in the region,” says a delighted Flemingo International CEO Atul Ahuja.

Bengaluru Airport traffic surges in 2015; planning for new T2 continues

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/16

INDIA. Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport posted traffic growth of +25.2% in 2015; designs for a new Terminal 2 will be finalised this year.

Asia Pacific and Middle East traffic demand remains robust in November

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/01/16

ASIA PACIFIC. Passenger traffic climbed by +7% year-on-year in Asia Pacific in November, boosted by healthy growth at many of India's major airports.

Hyderabad International opens ‘Chumbak’ destination goods store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/16

INDIA. The destination merchandise brand from Bangalore makes its travel retail debut with a store in the Domestic Terminal at Rajiv Gandhi Airport.

GVK Lounge at Mumbai International T2 takes major travel award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/12/15

INDIA. The Travel Food Services and Performa GVK Lounge at Mumbai International T2 is named the best of the best in key travel awards.

Delhi Duty Free launches ‘Vault of Fortune’ campaign at Delhi T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/12/15

INDIA. Delhi Duty Free has launched its ‘Vault of Fortune’ campaign at Delhi Indira Gandhi International, offering shoppers the chance to win US$25,000 in prizes.

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.

Pernod Ricard and Nuance India set wheels in motion for major campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/12/15

INDIA. Pernod Ricard India launches a major retail promotion with Nuance India at Bengaluru Airport, offering travellers the chance to win a Kawasaki Ninja motorbike.

IATA reassesses forecasts after dip but pax numbers still set to double by 2034

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Over the next 19 years, global air passenger numbers will double says IATA. And that's despite a downwards reassessment.

Delhi International Airport seeks Associate General Manager Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/15

INDIA. Delhi International Airport seeks an Associate General Manager via Moodie Jobs, the travel retail channel's most popular recruitment service.

ARI plots US$50 million-plus investment in airport retail network

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/15

IRELAND/INTERNATIONAL. "We don’t want to be the biggest but we want to be the best," says the Irish travel retailer's CEO Jack MacGowan.

Lagardère Travel Retail revenue dips on distribution divestments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

FRANCE. Strong growth in Europe buoyed Lagardère Travel Retail in the first nine months, though revenue dipped due to the deconsolidation of distribution activities.

Shoppers Stop reveals striking new speciality store in Bangalore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

INDIA. Shoppers Stop has opened a speciality shop at Kempegowda International, featuring a range of fashion brands making their debut at the airport.

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.

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.

T2 begets 'Titu' as Mumbai Airport launches pioneering new App

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/15

INDIA. Titu is the cleverly named mascot for an advanced App that guides passengers through Mumbai's spectacular Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport T2.

'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.

Travel Food Services captures technology award for Food@Gate app

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/10/15

INDIA. Travel Food Services has captured a retail technology award for its innovative Food@Gate app, which takes its dining offer to passengers at the gates.

Forest Essentials opens first store at Delhi International Airport T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/15

INDIA. Delhi International Airport Ltd broadens its consumer offer further as Indian skincare brand Forest Essentials opens its first store in Terminal 1.

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.

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.

Desigual partners with Nuance to open its first travel retail outlets in India

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

Two new corners, at Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji International and Bangalore Kempegowda International airports, underpin the brand's push into India.

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.

Duty free shines as Cochin Airport brings a new solar system to India

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/15

INDIA. The solar plant will provide Cochin Airport's entire power requirements. And that's put a sunny smile on the face of the airport's duty free retailer.

Shoppers Stop assesses airport retail future after write-down

Source: The Moodie Report; The Hindu Business Line - 14/08/15

INDIA. Shoppers Stop Ltd is assessing the future of its airport retail joint venture with Nuance/Dufry after booking a first-quarter impairment charge.

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%.

Lagardère Travel Retail H1 revenues dip on disposals and deconsolidation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/15

FRANCE/INTERNATIONAL. Lagardère Travel Retail sales hit €1,640 million in the first half of 2015, down by -11.4% on a reported basis and up +3.5% like-for-like.

World Duty Free Group H1 sales climb strongly but profits slide

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. World Duty Free Group's first-half revenues rose +23.7% but profits fell sharply, due to increased Spanish airport rents and the onerous Düsseldorf Airport contract.

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.