International
International

J. Cortès secures listings for Oliva and Nub products featuring new QR-code

Belgian family-owned business J. Cortès has listed its Oliva Serie V Melanio Robusto & Figurado and Nub Travel Retail Exclusive packs, featuring the company’s new QR-code with Dufry Group and Lagardère Travel Retail. The products will be available in stores...

International
International

J. Cortès unveils industry-first QR-code concept for its Oliva Cigars brand

Belgian family-owned business J. Cortès has unveiled a new QR-code concept for its Oliva Cigars brand. The QR-code will be on every cigar box in the Serie V Melanio line and reveal intriguing information on the origins of the cigar and where it was made. According to the company, two-dimensional pixelated QR-codes are easy to scan with a smartphone camera and contain more information than classic barcodes. As of now, Oliva Cigars will be printing QR-codes on each Serie V Melanio...

International
International

Davidoff Cigars remasters Robusto Intenso in 15-year vintage statement

Oettinger Davidoff has recreated the 2005 limited edition Robusto Intenso for 2020. After 15 years, master blenders have produced a novel take...

International
International

IQOS to be marketed as Modified Risk Tobacco Product after FDA decision

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ised Philip Morris International (PMI) to market its IQOS electronically heated tobacco...

International
International

J. Cortès on craftsmanship, challenges and celebration in a turbulent world

"Travel retail is in very tough times. We will support partnerships and strongly believe in our long-term future. In 50 years from now people will...

International
International

Oettinger Davidoff brings something ‘Special 53’ to DF&TR cigar aficionados

Switzerland's Oettinger Davidoff AG has revived an 18-year- old vintage cigar blend with the launch of the limited edition ‘Special 53’ –...

The Americas
The Americas

‘Together As One’ is Imperial Brands’ vision for duty free tobacco leadership

Imperial Brands says it will outline a plan to lead the duty free tobacco segment at the upcoming Duty Free & Travel Retail Summit of the...

International
International

Exclusive interview: Al Fakher's Ziad Jabre reveals the brand's 2020 vision

Last month, Shisha and Hookah tobacco company Al Fakher unveiled the next chapter in its travel retail journey. The company is demonstrating...

International
International

Mazaya to showcase 'Out of This World' flavours at Summit of the Americas

Jordanian shisha brand Mazaya will return to the the Summit of the Americas exhibition in Orlando next month where it will showcase its ‘Out of...

Middle East
Middle East

Al Fakher prepares for 'next evolution' with new elevated DF&TR packaging

Shisha and Hookah tobacco company Al Fakher has unveiled the next chapter in its travel retail journey. The company is demonstrating its...

The Americas
The Americas

J. Cortès buys Oliva leaf operations and additional tobacco farms in Nicaragua

Cigar manufacturer, J. Cortès, led by Fred Vandermarliere who is the current CEO, has purchased the Oliva family’s leaf operations and three...

Europe
Europe

Oliva cigars to open Tabolisa 1 facility to mark end of three-year project

Oliva Cigars has announced it is to officially open its Nicaraguan Tabolisa 1 facility at an inauguration ceremony in Esteli,...

International
International

PMI launches IQOS 3 DUO Exclusive Edition in Japanese and Korean DF

Philip Morris International (PMI) has launched the IQOS 3 DUO Exclusive Traveler Edition at duty free locations in Japan and South Korea with Dubai...

International
International

Oettinger Davidoff: Closer cohesion with products and staff to shape GTR

Basle-based tobacco products and accessories firm Oettinger Davidoff AG confirms it is in the throes of devising a new global travel retail strategy....

Middle East
Middle East

Imperial Brands targets growth with ‘pipeline offers’ at MEADFA Conference

Multinational tobacco firm Imperial Brands will present its duty free growth plans for the Middle East at the MEADFA Conference later this month...

International
International

PMI Duty Free launches Iqos 3 Motor Sports Edition at Kansai Intl Airport

Philip Morris International (PMI) Duty Free has launched the Iqos 3 Duo Motor Sports Edition in Kix duty free shops at Kansai International...

International
International

Imperial Brands prepares to present 'complete range' at TFWA Cannes

Imperial Brands Global Duty Free will show its tobacco and and next generation product portfolio at next week's TFWA World Exhibition in...

International
International

Mazaya returns to Cannes with yacht and stand; talks up shisha segment

Mazaya will once again sail into Cannes on its luxury Princess Illuka yacht for the TFWA World Exhibition, where it will also have a stand in the...

International
International

Imperial Brands Global Duty Free and Export reveals new management team

Imperial Brands Global Duty Free & Export has appointed a new management team to lead the company in the future. Christian Münstermann...

International
International

Al Fakher becomes first shisha tobacco company to sell in European travel retail

Shisha and hookah tobacco company Al Fakher has expressed its pride at becoming the first shisha company to sell in European travel...

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