Virtual Travel Retail Expo – Experience Arena

Virtual Travel Retail Expo – Experience Area Highlights

We present selected video from a memorable Experience Arena programme at the Virtual Travel Retail Expo, with full highlights to follow in a dedicated eZine in November.

GDF PLAZA ­— Commercial Project

Casey Lim (林月文) Vice President, Global Consumer Boutique (Hainan) Trading Co., Ltd.

GDF Plaza is run by Global Consumer Boutique (Hainan) Trading Co., a subsidiary of Hainan Development Holdings. This video showcases four core projects, including Offshore Duty Free Store (GDF Plaza), Onshore Duty Free Stores, the South China Sea Pearl Island and four parcels at Guoxing Avenue, Global Consumer Boutique Expo Park.

How to Build an All-New Wangfujing Duty Free

Grace Zeng, Vice President, Wangfujing Group Cathy Sun, Chief Operating Officer, Wangfujing Duty Free

In 2020, Wangfujing Group was granted a duty free licence and set up a wholly-owned subsidiary, Beijing Wangfujing Duty Free Commodities Management Co. to expand the duty free business. To provide better products and services to global travellers, senior executives explain how to build an all-new Wangfujing Duty Free based on an acute understanding of the travel retail industry as well as support from government policy.

Diageo Global Travel Product Reveal

Dafydd Pugh Williams, Marketing and Innovation Director, Diageo Christie Knight, No & Low Alcohol Brand Ambassador, Diageo

Campari Group Presents: Crafted with Joy

Joy Spence, Master Blender, Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum

Enjoy a 30-minute immersion of Appleton Estate Jamaican Rum featuring esteemed Master Blender Joy Spence.

People Power – Recruiting for the Travel Retail industry

Jill Brocklebank, Director, One Red Kite

The people factor of travel retail – as the world starts to reopen we discuss the value of people in travel retail and what that means in the new world in which we live and work. What will recruiting be like in the future and what challenges are being faced in the general market now?

The Dalmore Ensemble Collection – A Multi Sensory Virtual Experience

Stephen Martin, Global Single Malt Specialist, Whyte & Mackay

Join us for a symphony of sensations at The Ensemble Collection Virtual Experience. See, hear and enjoy the new campaign that will inspire duty free shoppers in-store and online by joining Stephen Martin, as he reveals the latest travel retail exclusive collection from The Dalmore Distillery. The three new, beautifully orchestrated single malts, accompanied by bespoke music and art commissioned from award-winning creatives, are an uplifting, multi-sensory feast for the senses.

Tea Discovery Experience

Tracey Wakelin, Head of Global Marketing, Ahmad Tea Ltd Dominic Marriott, Senior Tea Taster, Ahmad Tea Ltd Joyce Maina, Founder, Cambridge Tea Consultancy

Join us as we share our love of extraordinary tea, and explore our wonderful selection of quality teas in this intimate tasting experience. We draw upon four generations of expertise to seek out the world’s finest tea gardens, and it is our belief that everyone deserves an exceptional cup of tea. We want to inspire tea drinkers everywhere with our passion, our dedication to quality, our commitment to community and the environment, and our ceaseless exploration of new flavours and blends.

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The Moodie Davitt eZine Issue 302 | 22 October 2021

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