Tag: Duty free

DFS Hawaii to lay off 165 due to dropping tourism numbers

editor editor- September 28, 2019 02:15

Due to Hawaii’s decreasing tourism numbers, around 165 layoffs are expected across 3 DFS Hawaii locations: the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport; and the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at ... Read More

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

editor editor- June 11, 2019 20:18

The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s, (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in North America. Artists, celebrity chefs,  investors and other strategic partners join government officials ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 21:20

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you find a piece of America so remote and so authentic ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with growing demand. In 2018, almost ... Read More

Sands China celebrates 15th anniversary of Sands Macao

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 20:30

Sands Macao celebrated its 15th anniversary with a ceremony at the hotel and entertainment complex's outdoor fountain Thursday – marking a decade and a half since its 2004 opening ushered ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because of the anxiety of getting ... Read More

Aéroports de Montréal: Record number of travelers at Montréal-Trudeau

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 01:30

Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) today announced its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2018. A record number of travelers were welcomed at Montréal-Trudeau, leading to a strong 7.0% ... Read More

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019 14:50

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union (KAWU) will go on strike in the next seven days, saying ... Read More

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

editor editor- January 24, 2019 21:34

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019. Read More

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

editor editor- January 8, 2019 21:05

The global travel retail market was at US$ 63.59 billion in 2017 growing with a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Read More

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:25

The first edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2019) will kick off in Dubai with the participation of the largest ever gathering of aviation ministers and heads ... Read More

New Jamaica regulation to boost resort shopping next year

editor editor- December 14, 2018 11:20

In an effort to induce more investment in shopping and get more tourism dollars from that attraction, a new regulation will be introduced by the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism next ... Read More

SKYdeals launches first experience of Inflight Shoppertainment

editor editor- December 4, 2018 13:48

Thanks to the fast expansion of inflight connectivity, SKYdeals, the first solution of “inflight Shoppertainment” opens the Travel Retail market to short-haul flights. Deployment on Air France short-haul network HOP! ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018 07:13

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, the largest expo in LGBT tourism in the world. The ... Read More

Third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival sold out

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2016 06:57

Tumon, Guam The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival on Sunday, May 29, 2016 made history with more ... Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015 22:05

SINGAPORE – Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Princess Cruises brand is capitalizing on the growing popularity of cruise travel in this region by bringing premium cruise experience Read More

Guam updates beach signs to improve tourist safety

editor editor- December 8, 2014 01:59

Guam Visitors Bureau recently announced the installation of updated signs to highlight the importance of beach and water safety practices in a bid to improve in-island safety for tourists. Read More

Lotte Duty Free unveils retail transformation at Guam A.B. Won Pat International Airport

editor editor- July 24, 2014 04:52

TIYAN, Guam - Lotte Duty Free, Korea's largest duty free retailer, officially unveiled their new retail space at A.B. Won Pat International Airport in Guam today. Read More

Lotte Duty Free Guam Live Music Festival features world-class international lineup

editor editor- May 28, 2014 07:45

TUMON, Guam - Nine international music artists are slated to perform at the inaugural Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival next month at Paseo Stadium in Hagåtña, Guam. Read More

Inaugural Guam Live International Music Festival set for next month

editor editor- May 15, 2014 05:07

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Lotte Duty Free today announced the Guam Live International Music Festival is set for June 6 & 7, 2014 at Paseo ... Read More

Guam sweeps two awards at 21st PTAA Travel Tour Expo

editor editor- March 13, 2014 05:45

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) represented Guam at the biggest and most anticipated travel show in the Philippines. Read More

Rodrigues Island works to enhance tourism in the Indian Ocean region

editor editor- June 20, 2013 05:00

STOWE, Vermont - Rodrigues Island forming part of the Indian Ocean islands and part of the Republic of Mauritius inaugurated its Duty Free Shop at the Airport with a view ... Read More

Airport retail trends in Europe

editor editor- August 17, 2012 10:48

A new report conducted by Canadean analyzes trends in airport retail and explores how opportunities and demand are set to change in 2012-2013. Read More

Hello Kitty Around the World adds Guam to list of destinations

editor editor- January 26, 2012 08:11

TUMON, Guam - Starting January 3, all EVA Airways flights from Taipei to Guam will be on Hello Kitty jets. Read More

Japanese and Koreans love to holiday in Guam

editor editor- December 20, 2011 06:16

Japanese travelers make up 70.9 percent of Guam’s arrivals, with Koreans comprising 12.8 percent this calendar year to date. Read More

Chinese overtaking Japanese as Korea’s top tourist spenders

editor editor- December 19, 2011 04:45

SEOUL, Korea - Japanese travelers have long dominated the duty free shops for foreign tourists. However, this dominance has waned and Japanese are on course to be overtaken soon by ... Read More

Japanese and Korean travelers pick Guam as a top destination

editor editor- December 6, 2011 08:20

TUMON, Guam - Japanese travelers make up 70.9 percent of Guam’s arrivals, with Koreans comprising 12.8 percent this calendar year to date. Read More

Malaysia aims to become a premier duty free shopping destination

editor editor- January 26, 2011 01:45

LOS ANGELES – In an effort to position Malaysia as a premier duty free shopping destination, the Malaysian Government recently announced the waiver of duty on roughly 400 imported goods ... Read More