20 July 2018 Issue 244

5 Travel retail highlights

A stunning store opening in Seoul, a playful Carolina Herrera campaign and a travel-inspired Louis Vuitton pop-up feature in our regular look at the industry’s best new launches, activations and openings.

7-17 The world’s top travel retailers: special preview

As The Moodie Davitt Report prepares to publish its eagerly anticipated Top 25 Travel Retailers report in our Interactive & Print editions this month, we bring you selected highlights.

20 Everybody's looking for something

We reflect on Heinemann Asia Pacific’s Grand Opening of its Sweet Dreams stores at Hong Kong International Airport.

22-26 Airline spotlight

In this special report, Air Asia’s Tony Fernandes discusses the airline’s digital marketplace, which connects international travellers with airport, high street and local specialist retailers. We also assess the potential impact of Airbus and Boeing’s latest long-term forecasts, and profile onboard digital service provider MiniMe-Labs and its Flying Plaza solution.

28 Airports as Artports

Hamad International Airport in Doha has positioned itself as the gateway to the arts and culture of Qatar with its permanent collection of art installations.

29 Positive Disruptors

Price comparison app Jessica’s Secret is committed to telling consumers where the best – and worst – duty free price deals can be found.

31 Sense of Place

Dufry’s compelling destination merchandise store at São Paulo International Airport offers an array of Brazilian products within themed city neighbourhoods.

32 Stock Watch

Shares in China Duty Free Group parent China International Travel Service surged to a new 52-week high.

33 The Front Line

Claudia Onate, of Dufry Aruba, consistently creates a good impression and wins many repeat customers.

The Moodie Davitt e-Zine | Issue 244 | 20 July 2018