2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the duty free industry – the first duty free shop having opened at Shannon Airport in 1947. A special campaign – Duty free & travel retail: part of the journey – is conveying a positive message to travellers about the contribution that duty free & travel retail makes to the world of travel, and to the travel experience.
The way consumers define their relationship with quick service restaurants is evolving. Nowadays, it is all about making food affordable, convenient and accessible. However, consumers also want nutritious food on-the-go and Subway aims to deliver that affordably around the world.
Auckland Airport has announced a new partnership with technology service provider AOE to create a new ‘multi-retailer mall’. Expected to launch mid-2018, the new retail experience will allow international travellers to purchase retail products and airport services via mobile and online.
Airport food & beverage outlets operator SSP has embarked on a £2.5 million (€2.7m) expansion at Belfast International Airport. Once complete, the expansion will lead to up to 70 new full and part-time jobs.
Hamad International Airport has announced that it has enhanced its current sponsorship of the German football club FC Bayern München as platinum sponsor. The latest FC Bayern jersey, featuring HIA-Qatar’s distinctive logo on the sleeve of the team’s iconic shirts, was also revealed.