Winners revealed: Global Travel Retail Awards 2023

By Faye Bartle |

The winners of the 2023 Global Travel Retail Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony at Hôtel Martinez in Cannes earlier this evening.

Organised by TRBusiness and m1nd-set, the Travel Retail Awards is the duty free and travel retail industry’s only awards programme that’s voted for entirely by consumers.

This year’s edition attracted a 38% rise in the number of entries, compared to 2022, with a bumper influx of product entries and an impressive number of consumer-conscious stakeholders being attracted by the refreshed lineup of promotion and CSR awards.

The atmosphere was electric, with a packed room of stakeholders from around the world cheering on the winners as they stepped up onto the stage to collect their trophies.

The awards were introduced by TRBusiness Editorial Director, Luke Barras-Hill, and presented by Managing Editor Digital & Marketing Faye Bartle.

On top of enjoying the exciting ceremony, ticket holders received welcome drinks, an attendee gift bag packed with fabulous products, a premium dinner, and an afterparty featuring live band Brightlights.

Congratulations once again to all those who have been recognised. We encourage you to celebrate your success by utilising the ‘Voted by Shoppers’ logo on your packaging, at the point of sale and on your marketing materials. Research by m1nd-set has shown that 22% of consumers are more likely to purchase a product displaying the ‘Voted by Shoppers’ Finalist logo and nearly a third (31%) of consumers are more likely to purchase a product displaying the ‘Voted by Shoppers’ Winner logo.

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Please see below for the full this of winners…

And the winners are…

Best Children’s Product 2023

sponsored by Bluedog Group

Winner: Morpho Travel Experience – Antonio: The Kindest Sloth Plush Toy

Highly Recommended:

Micro Mobility Systems AG – Micro Scooter Luggage Junior Mint

Best Confectionery & Food Product 2023

sponsored by Beam Suntory

Winner: Delica AG – Mahony Gift Pack

Highly Recommended:

Butlers Chocolates – Butlers Mini Bar Collection Bag

Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG – Lindt Swiss Masterpieces Box 143g/193g/386g

Best Electronics Product 2023
sponsored by WithIT

Winner: Skross – Wireless Bluetooth Audio Adapter

Best Fashion & Accessories Product 2023

sponsored by Cabeau

Winner: Storyteller represented by Travel Retail Bespoke – Storyteller FlagMate

Highly Recommended:

Balance, Inc. – Balance Puffer Cosmetics Bags

Marine City Duty Free – Orobianco Dymmite Bag

 

Best Fragrance Product 2023
sponsored by Perfetti Van Melle

Winner: Coty International BV (HQ) – Gucci Flora Gorgeous Magnolia

Highly Recommended:

Ajmal Perfumes – Amber Wood

Coty International BV (HQ) – Burberry Goddess EDP

 

Best Low- & No-Alcohol Product 2023

Winner: Iris Vigneti – Bella Dream Gold

Highly Recommended:

Caleño Drinks – Caleño Light & Zesty

Best Makeup Product 2023
sponsored by Artisan People

Winner: L’Oréal – L’Oréal Paris Telescopic Lift Mascara

Highly Recommended:

Mavala – Mavala Mini Bio-Color

Coty International BV (HQ) – Burberry Foundation Beyond Wear Perfecting Matte Foundation n20

Best Nicotine (non-combustible) Product 2023

Winner: Philip Morris International – IQOS ILUMA WE Limited Edition

 

Best Skincare, Haircare, Bath & Body Product (under €40) 2023

Winner: L’Occitane Group – Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream

Highly Recommended:

Revlon – Elizabeth Arden: Elizabeth Arden Ceramide 3×7 Capsules Tin

Dr. PawPaw Ltd – Dr. PawPaw It Does it All 7 in 1 Hair Treatment Styler

Margaret Dabbs London in partnership with GMAX Travel Retail – Firming Leg Serum

Best Skincare, Haircare, Bath & Body Product (over €40) 2023
sponsored by Beam Suntory

Winner: Dr. Levy Switzerland – The Intense Eye Rescue

Highly Recommended:

Coty International BV – Sun Illuminating Cream SPF50

Dr. Levy Switzerland – 4 Miracles Mask & Stem Cell Cure

L’Oréal – Kérastase Genesis Anti Hair Fall Fortifying Serum

 

Best Spirits Product (under €40) 2023

Winner: Anora – Koskenkorva Climate Action Vodka

Highly Recommended:

Anora – Skagerrak Nordic Gin

LCWS Brands, LDA – Per Se Aperitif

Anora – Valhalla Herb Liqueur Shot

The House of Somrus – Somrus Rum Cream Liqueur

Best Spirits Product (over €40) 2023
sponsored by Bluedog Group

Winner: Pernod Ricard – Chivas Regal 18 Year Old Grand Cru Margaux Wine Cask Finish

Highly Recommended:

William Grant & Sons Global Travel Retail – Glenfiddich Perpetual Collection

Levante Spirits – Ginepraio: Organic Mediterranean Dry Gin

Whyte & Mackay Travel Retail – Jura Islanders’ Expressions No. 2

 

Best Sustainable Product 2023
sponsored by Moroccanoil

Winner: Rocks Whiskey Chilling Stones – The Original Rocks

Highly Recommended:

Sustainaholics – Sustainaholics Aluminis

Dolphin Innovations GmbH – Tru Virtu Click & Slide Wallet Vegan Bio Apple Black-Red/Silver

Best Travel Accessory 2023
sponsored by Haribo

Winner: Beter – Deslía Pop Up Brush Retractable Bristles

Highly Recommended:

SKROSS – The Original Swiss Pillow by SKROSS

Cabeau – The Neck’s Evolution S3 Travel Pillow

Best Watches & Jewellery Product 2023
sponsored by Cabeau

Winner: E. Gluck Corporation – Nine West Textured Flower Dial Faux Leather Strap

Highly Recommended:

Noranorway AS – Nora Norway Link Set

 

Best Wines Product 2023

Winner: Penfolds Global Travel Retail (Treasury Wine Estates) – Penfolds 2018 Bin 169

Highly Recommended:

Ogier – Clos de l’Oratoire des Papes: Les Chorégies blanc 2021

Best Charity Initiative 2023
sponsored by Proximo

Winner: Cabeau – Clean Hub

Best Diversity & Inclusion Initiative 2023
sponsored by Haribo

Winner: Starboard Cruise Services – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Starboard

Highly Recommended:

VSPT Wine Group – Tayu

Best Sustainable Initiative 2023
sponsored by Beam Suntory

Winner: Lagardère Travel Retail – The Future is Local

Highly Recommended:

Enviro-Point – Biotransformation STEBs: Replacing a Single Use Plastic Problem

Best Airport Commercial Promotion 2023
sponsored by Perfetti Van Melle

Winner: Heathrow Airport – Hacienda Patrόn: Heathrow Terminal 5

Highly Recommended:

Duty Zero by cdf – 5th Anniversary ‘Barley & Beats’ Pop-Up Digital Installation

Frankfurt Airport – That’s Before Tomato Juice

Best Cruise & Supplier Promotion 2023 sponsored by Moroccanoil

Winner: Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail – Norwegian Cruise Line Private Island

Best Retailer & Supplier Promotion 2023
sponsored by E.Gluck

Winner: Brown-Forman – Woodford Reserve: The Sensory Lounge

Highly Recommended:

Qatar Duty Free – Oreo Day

Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail – Lotte Duty Free Changi Airport Pop-Up Boutiques

Best Overall Product

L’Occitane Group – Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream

Global Travel Retail Awards

To find out more, visit www.travelretailawards.com.

Thank you to our event partners.

 

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