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‘Adapt & Survive’ series: ForwardKeys Travel Retail Director Marina Giuliano

In the latest episode of 'Adapt & Survive' TRBusiness speaks to Marina Giuliano, Director of Retail and Travel Retail at travel analytics company ForwardKeys [click below to view video]. The Italian native’s professional background is rooted in the travel sector and she...

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Duty free return looms as UK and EU agree Brexit deal on Christmas Eve

Great Britain and the European Union have announced a post-Brexit trade agreement just seven days before the end of the transition period. Having been locked in all-night talks, UK and EU negotiators rubber-stamped the deal today. As expected, duty free liquor and tobacco sales for EU-bound travellers from the UK will restore on 1 January 2021. Travellers to the EU from England, Wales and Scotland will no longer be subject to UK excise taxes or duties on these items at British...

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Countries enforce UK travel restrictions as concerns rise over new virus strain

A growing number of countries across Europe and the world are introducing travel bans on arrivals from the UK amid escalating concerns over a...

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No ground given as yet on UK tax free as govt reacts to TRBusiness petition

As anticipated, TRBusiness’s ‘Keep tax-free sales at airports and the VAT Retail Export Scheme’ (VAT RES) petition for the UK has received an...

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ATÜ and UnionPay launch QR code payment service at Turkish Airports

UnionPay International (UPI) has partnered with Turkish travel retailerto launch the UnionPay QR code payment service at the retailer’s 45...

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[UPDATED] Guus Jonge Poerink is new B&S MD for retail; Wiggers to move on

Global consumer goods distributor B&S Group has announced the appointment of Guus Jonge Poerink as Managing Director of its retail segment,...

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Airports to lose more than six billion pax by year-end, predicts ACI World

Global airports are forecast to absorb a $111.8 billion hit to revenues in 2020 due to the torturous impacts of Covid-19, Airports Council...

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BA sharpens its sustainability focus with Carrie Harris appointment

British Airways (BA) has named Carrie Harris as Head of Sustainability. The 'crucial' role is designed to entrench sustainability into the...

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Hainan island's offshore duty free sales ‘could reach RMB 100 billion in 2022’

Offshore duty free shops on China’s Hainan island are forecast to take between a 17-17.5% slice of the global duty free market by 2022, according...

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London City to roll-out 25,000 fully compostable security bags in 2021

London City Airport has awarded TIPA Corp Ltd, an Israeli company manufacturing biodegradeable plastic packaging £10,000/$13,428 for developing...

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[UPDATED] EasyJet confirms no change to carrying duty free shopping onboard

EasyJet travellers wishing to use the overhead luggage lockers may have to upgrade their tickets in a change to its cabin baggage policy effective 10...

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ARI ‘Lights up Christmas’ with string of gift-giving activations online and instore

Aer Rianta International (ARI) has revealed its festive holiday campaign across its global shops network. The ‘Light up their Christmas’ or...

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Premier Portfolio bids fond farewell to industry after announcing closure

UK-based Premier Portfolio International has paid tribute to its business partners and staff after announcing plans to  liquidate operations at...

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Gerry Crawford to step down from ARI after more than 30 years' service

Aer Rianta International (ARI) Chief Business Development & Implementation Officer Gerry Crawford is to leave the company at the end of this...

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Experienced Ashish Chopra promoted to CEO of Delhi Duty Free Services

Aer Rianta International (ARI) has confirmed the appointment of Ashish Chopra as the new Chief Executive of Delhi Duty Free Services...

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Support sustainable aviation fuels with stimulus packages, governments told

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments around the world to support the development of what is at present...

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Sept-Feb most popular period for gift shopping, shows m1nd-set research

Many retailers are scaling up their online merchandising and fulfilment capacity in view of the gift shopping season but there remains a wariness...

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Alexandre de Juniac to leave IATA in 2021; Willie Walsh named replacement

Alexandre de Juniac will step down as Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on 31 March 2021. The...

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Tanja Dik to leave Royal Schiphol Group after five years; leaves strong team

Royal Schiphol Group Director Consumer Products & Services Tanja Dik is to leave the company after five years. Dik, who participated in...

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M1nd-set's Five Things You Need To Know about the role of gifting in TR

Welcome to the latest edition of ‘Five Things You Need To Know’; a statistics snapshot relevant to all industry stakeholders. Here, you’ll...

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TRBusiness 'TR Talent Pool Profile' series: Joanne Willey, DF&TR executive

In the second edition of the new ‘TR Talent Pool Profile’ series, TRBusiness speaks to...

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Great Britain and the European Union have announced a post-Brexit trade agreement just seven...

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[UPDATED] Guus Jonge Poerink is new B&S MD for retail; Wiggers to move on

Global consumer goods distributor B&S Group has announced the appointment of Guus Jonge...

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