Faye Bartle joins TRBusiness in Digital, Social Media and Marketing role

By Trb Editor |

The experienced Faye Bartle has been named as Executive Editor, Digital, Social Media & Marketing.

Experienced journalist and content professional, Faye Bartle has joined TRBusiness as Executive Editor, Digital, Social Media & Marketing effective immediately. Bartle will report to TRBusiness Managing Editor, e-zine, Luke Barras-Hill.

Bartle, who has worked on a roster of leading print publications, as well as websites, social media channels and other editorial projects, began reporting on the travel retail industry in 2004, writing for the TFWA Dailies and later for the Travel Retail Business (as this publication was known then).

The newly created role of Executive Editor, Digital, Social Media & Marketing encompasses support across all TRBusiness Ltd products: TRBusiness.com, the TRBusiness e-zine, e-newsletters, TRConnect webinars, event websites (including Travel Retail Consumer Forum, Travel Retail Sustainability Week and travelretailawards.com) and social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.


“I’m thrilled to be joining the extremely talented TRBusiness team at an important time when the industry is looking to the future with a renewed sense of optimism.

Bartle will report to TRBusiness Managing Editor, e-zine, Luke Barras-Hill.

“I’m looking forward to meeting contacts old and new at the The Travel Retail Consumer Forum in Cyprus in September, TFWA Cannes in October, along with other events in the coming months.”

Bringing more than 18 years’ editorial experience to the table, including a solid background in travel retail reporting and consumer journalism covering the travel and luxury sectors with a particular strength in the beauty segment, Bartle with play an integral role to the continued development of TRBusiness as a leading B2B media and events company.


Luke Barras-Hill, Managing Editor, TRBusiness e-zine commented: “TRBusiness has entered a new phase of growth since the pandemic, accelerating our digital media and events portfolio with gusto to carve out leadership positions in consumer and sustainability niches while simultaneously anchoring our position as a trusted source of independent, dispassionate multimedia journalism.

“The appointment of Faye comes at a timely juncture in the duty free and travel retail industry’s recovery and her wealth of senior editorial experience is befitting of this important, cross-functional position.

“I am delighted to have Faye onboard and confident she will make important contributions in several business-critical areas as we continue to amplify TRBusiness’ reach and explore new ways to connect and engage with our audiences, while simultaneously supporting the industry through the recovery period and beyond.”

TRBusiness Editorial Director, Charlotte Turner added: “I believe Faye’s expertise will complement the TRBusiness team’s skillset beautifully.

“I know she is relishing the opportunity to work closely with all departments to elevate our editorial coverage and the quality of our events. I couldn’t be happier to make this announcement today.”

To contact Faye Bartle directly, email [email protected].


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