Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is preparing for the gradual reopening of the economy, with dining and retail tenants taking action as part of FlyHealthy@SEA, a multi-phased strategy by Port of Seattle to ensure the health and well-being of passengers, visitors, and workers. They are implementing new procedures and piloting new technology.
In its latest consumer insights report adapted to the post-COVID-19 context and new shopper mindset, industry research agency m1nd-set reveals that international passengers will be expecting duty free and travel retail industry stakeholders to adapt to the new normal when flights resume.
Luggage-Point is supporting Enviro-Point in the launch of a new Travel Safe Portable Hygiene Kit, containing face mask, gloves, hand sanitiser, and anti-bacterial wipes. The kit will launch at Newcastle and Bristol airports in June 2020, as Graeme Stewart, Retail & Services Director, Luggage-Point, explains.
Duty Free Innovation has brought to market a Fly-Safe kit aimed at airport operators to help their passengers comply with new safety measures. The kit comprises a Type 1 medical face mask, three pairs of disposable gloves, a pack of three sanitising wipes, and an information card on safe travel guidance.
This year’s 29th ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition, taking place in Amsterdam, 8-10 December 2020, is being organised in cooperation with the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC). Nigel Keal, ETRC President, and Global Commercial Director, Dufry (Corporate Sponsor of the event), gave Ross Falconer an update on the issues impacting the travel retail industry.