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Quieter 2017 IAADFS show registers 2,076 visitors

According to the IAADFS board, this year’s Duty Free Show of the Americas – which took place at the Orlando Marriott World Centre resort in Florida once again this week – registered 2,076* visitors of which 602 were buyer attendees, with 140 companies exhibiting…read more…

 

TappooCity Lautoka complex set to woo Fiji cruise tourists

The Tappoo Group’s new 86,000sq ft TappooCity Lautoka shopping mall in Fiji has taken another major step towards its full opening as a major retail, food and entertainment complex – aimed at locals and tourists alike…read more…

 

DDF estimates electronics ban will cost it $2m a year

Dubai Duty Free COO Ramesh Cidambi has issued a statement suggesting that the recently-introduced ban on certain electronics products in cabin luggage onboard flights carrying passengers to the United States will cost the leading duty free operator an estimated $2m in lost revenue across the year…read more…

 

UNWTO: nearly 500m tourists (+4%) visited Europe in 2016

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) says its preliminary results show that nearly 500m international tourist arrivals – equivalent to 40% of the world’s total – visited the European Union last year…read more…

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