Source: İThe Moodie Report - 06/03/14
ESTONIA. Tallink Group retail and F&B sales dipped by -2% year-on-year in 2013, hitting 507.3 million, amid a fall in traffic on Finland-Sweden routes.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 21/02/14
With sales volumes in travel retail up +48% in 2013 and a strong presence in the inflight channel, Ice-Watch will further intensify its focus on airports this year.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 19/02/14
This years competition challenges onboard bartenders to reflect how travel has inspired their personal style of cocktail making, using the Bacardi brand family.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 13/02/14
Heineken Global Duty Free & Travel Retail has added Amstel Radler and Monteiths to its Beers of the World portfolio for the Americas and cruise markets.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 12/02/14
UK. Ferry operator Condor Ferries this week launches a new initiative enabling passengers to try before they buy using digital product sampling stations.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 06/02/14
LATIN AMERICA. ASUTIL has announced that its 2014 annual conference will take place at the Hilton Mexico City Reforma Hotel from 4-7 June.
Source: İThe Foodie Report* - 31/01/14
The Italian wines & spirits house's Bottega Prosecco Bar makes its debut onboard Viking Cinderella. Airport and other travel-related environments will follow.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 22/01/14
Heineken Global Duty Free and Norwegian Cruise Lines partnered this month in a brand engagement event with crew onboard the Norwegian Getaway.
Source: Shanghai Daily; The Moodie Report - 20/01/14
CHINA. New duty free stores are being planned for the international cruise terminals in Shanghais Hongkou and Baoshan districts, reports Shanghai Daily.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 14/01/14
SOUTH KOREA. Jeju Tourism Organization opens a new duty free seaport store as pressure to double the duty free allowance increases.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 16/12/13
Bacardi Global Travel Retail has partnered Norwegian Cruise Line to open a Bacardí Bar on Great Stirrup Cay, the cruise lines private island in the Bahamas.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 09/12/13
HONG KONG. Retail space will triple onboard SuperStar Virgo, the largest ship in Star Cruises Asian fleet, as part of a US$19.7 million upgrade next year.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 05/12/13
UK. The experienced travel retailer will join the cruise concessionaire as Buying and Merchandising Director in March next year, relocating from Bahrain.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 15/11/13
As Heineken launches Monteith's into travel retail, the company says that craft beers offer opportunities in the border, cruise, military and airline channels.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 29/10/13
UK.Trevor Moore is to leave his position as Buying and Merchandise Director at Harding Retail for a new position with HK Cruise Plaza in Hong Kong.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 28/10/13
Heineken Global Duty Free has added Monteith's Brewing Co craft beers from New Zealand to its Beers of the World portfolio; they launch soon in travel retail.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 22/10/13
INTERNATIONAL. Leading cruise retailer Harding Retail has re-branded and announced two major new contracts with Carnival UK and Thomson Cruises.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 18/10/13
INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the biggest and, we believe, best issue of the iPad-compatible, digital version of The Moodie Report Print Edition.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 27/09/13
ARGENTINA/URUGUAY. Bernabel Trading has shared the first photos of its ambitious Rio de la Plata Duty Free store on the new ferry Francisco.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 24/09/13
URUGUAY. Bernabel Trading is to open its largest and most ambitious store on 2 October when the River Plate ferry Francisco enters service.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 17/09/13
INTERNATIONAL. The LVMH-owned cruise retail concessionaire will operate onboard luxury liners Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity from Spring 2014.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 09/09/13
DJIBOUTI. Dubai-based Indu World International, a division of Indu Maritime & Logistics, has struck a deal to operate a new seaport duty free shop in Djibouti.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 05/09/13
GREECE. The retailer, majority owned by Dufry, will initially operate the contract at three international cruise terminals until the end of 2015.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 26/08/13
INDIA. Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has issued a tender for a duty free shop to serve cruise passengers arriving in Goa, The Moodie Report can confirm.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 12/08/13
NORWAY. Inflight Service has captured the tax free retail concession for Norwegian ferry line Fjord Line's Oslofjord, with strong sales per passenger expected.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 22/07/13
GERMANY. Standard pallet space has been transformed into a permanent display promoting Pernod Ricard's premium vodka brand.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 11/07/13
Distributor Tairo recently celebrated the 2013 Alaskan Cruise season by re-introducing its Alaskan Mist fragrance to Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruises.
Source: İThe Moodie Report - 25/06/13
The Glenfiddich Cask of Dreams is aimed at the Nordic markets, with ferry operator Viking Line given exclusivity within the travel retail channel.
Source: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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: İThe 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.