Africa
Africa

Unboxed: Middle East & Africa consumer profiles

Eighty-one percent of travellers from the Middle East & Africa would be willing to travel again within the first six months after travel bans were lifted, according to *research from Swiss research firm m1nd-set. In the near future, travellers intend to avoid certain...

Africa
Africa

MDFP posts +16% net profit growth at MRU for year ending 30 June 2019

Mauritius Duty Free Paradise (MDFP) has posted a 16% net profit increase for the year ending 30 June 2019. According to Anoop Kumar Nilamber, formerly MDFP CEO, but now CEO of Airport Mauritius Limited (which manages Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport), the increase was due to competitive pricing/volume mix, strong marketing efforts and a steady +3% growth in passenger numbers. In 2018, MDFP, which is supplied by Gebr. Heinemann, generated turnover of 鈧?7m ($63.8m). The...

Africa
Africa

International visitors to North Africa tipped to exceed 37 million to 2022

North Africa will increase its volume of international tourist arrivals to 37.4 million (CAGR +4.8%) by 2022, according to leading data and...

Africa
Africa

Dufry inaugurates 'best-in-class' DF shops in Casablanca and Marrakesh

Dufry and Moroccan airport operator Office National des A茅roports (ONDA) marked the development and growth of their 17-year partnership with the...

Africa
Africa

Lagard猫re adopts European operational style across African DF&TR businesses

Lagard猫re Travel Retail has revealed how it has strived to implement a European operational style across its African businesses in Senegal and...

Africa
Africa

African airports 鈥榖ecoming more non-aero revenue conscious鈥? says ACI

Airports in Africa are paying聽closer attention to travel retail as they realise aviation charges alone cannot offset rising capital investment...

Africa
Africa

Mauritius Duty Free embarks on major overhaul

Mauritius Duty Free Paradise (MDFP) is to embark on a major transformation which will involve a review of business processes and extensive focus...

Africa
Africa

Lagarde虁re begins new retail phase at Libreville Airport

Lagarde虁re Travel Retail has opened its first Aelia Duty Free and Relay shops at Libreville Leon M鈥檅a International Airport, after signing an...

Africa
Africa

Tourvest to enhance Mango Airlines customer experience

South African low-cost carrier Mango Airlines has joined forces with Tourvest Retail Services (Tourvest) to help create a best-in-class...

Africa
Africa

Travel retail in Africa to take centre stage in Luxor

ACI Africa will put the onus squarely on commercial developments at Africa鈥檚 airports during its 61st聽Board & Regional Committees Meetings...

Africa
Africa

Lagard猫re extends African presence with Libreville win

Lagard猫re Travel Retail has signed a service agreement with聽GSEZ Airport, a subsidiary of Gabon Special Economic Zone聽(a private partnership...

Africa
Africa

IDFS to open two shops in new Casablanca Airport T1

International Duty Free Shops (IDFS) is to open two shops in the new聽Casablanca Mohammed V Terminal 1, the opening date for which is yet to be...

Africa
Africa

Constitutional Court of South Africa rules in favour of ACSA

South Africa's Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) in an application pertaining to the award of a...

Africa
Africa

Airports Company SA suspends 78 store tenders

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has confirmed to TRBusiness that it has suspended evaluation of tenders for 78 retail store opportunities while...

Africa
Africa

CTIA's slow passport control costs $2m in duty free

In a Standing Committee on Economic Opportunities, Tourism, and Agriculture, which took place on 6 June, Cape Town International Airport (CTIA)...

Africa
Africa

ACSA opposes Supreme Court's DF tender decision

South Africa鈥檚 Constitutional Court earlier this week heard an argument made by Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) who is appealing a decision...

Africa
Africa

Tourvest transforms shop into 'cutting-edge' retail concept

Tourvest Destination Retail鈥檚 recently revamped gift shop at Cape Town鈥檚 Two Oceans Aquarium has 鈥榬aised the standard in retail...

Africa
Africa

Tourism bounces back in Egypt and Tunisia, says CiR

Both Egypt and Tunisia are expected to see a recovery in passenger traffic and tourism over the next six months, thanks to subsiding safety...

Africa
Africa

Hamila Duty Free develops 'Take 5' duty paid concept

Tunisia鈥檚 Hamila Duty Free has inaugurated a new duty paid store with Oil Libya having sealed a contract to service its non-oil business across the...

Africa
Africa

Egypt and Tunisia behind 14% int. arrivals boost to Africa

New routes and fading security and health concerns are buoying Africa's arrivals market as total international passenger numbers jumped by 13.3%...

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