30 August 2018 Issue 245

5 Travel retail highlights

A high-class spirits & wines store in Dublin, a campaign to save the African elephant, and a Shopping Extravaganza in Malaysia feature in our regular look at the industry’s best new launches, activations and openings.

7-15 Summer showcase

From extraordinary levels of social media engagement to compellingly immersive experiences, brands and retailers are finding new ways to snare the attention of today’s travellers. We present this summer’s hottest travel retail activations.

16 Airports as Artports

Sydney Airport has unveiled a striking work of contemporary art by Kamilaroi artist Archie Moore that celebrates Aboriginal cultures. It looks set to become an iconic piece of indigenous Australian art and an important cultural statement on a wider level.

17 Sense of Place

“Take a piece of Scotland with you” urges Glasgow Airport’s marketing for its annual Best of Scotland festival. The event captures Sense of Place through entertainment, product showcases and even a Scottish gin festival.

19 Positive Disruptors

Technology company PeriscapeVR sensed a gap in the market for virtual reality experiences at the airport – transforming dwell time into a series of exciting new adventures.

21 Stock Watch

Hudson Group was the top performer in The Moodie Davitt Report's basket but shares in two of the travel retail-related companies we monitor have fallen by double-digits since our last column.

22 The Front Line

Dufry Aruba’s Maria Moya enjoys giving her best and works with love and passion. Come and meet her in the place she calls paradise.

The Moodie Davitt e-Zine | Issue 245 | 30 August 2018