Daily News 2016

April 6

  • Gala a grand finaleDuty Free Show attendees changed from their business suits into cocktail attire and enjoyed a break from the Tradeshow floor at last night's Gala Evening.Read More
  • 750 Brands brings 30 years of experience to the duty free marketThe company may be a new exhibitor at the IAADFS Show, but 750 Brands has more than 30 years of brand building experience.Read More
  • A repeat performanceFor the second year in a row, DFS Group snagged the top prizes at the DFNI Awards for Travel-Retail Excellence in the Americas. Read More
  • WiTR raises money for needy childrenIt was standing-room-only at yesterday's Women in Travel Retail (WiTR) breakfast. The popular annual networking event raised $5,400 for needy children in Haiti and Guatemala via a raffle and silent auction. Read More
  • Organic spirits take center stageThe growing popularity of organic products has brought United States Distilled Products Co. to the IAADFS Show as a first-time exhibitor. Located in booth 539, the company will feature its Prairie Organic Spirits (vodka, gin, and cucumber). Read More
  • Say cheeseNow you can print pictures in the palm of your hand with the Polaroid Snap, just one of many unique, innovative products showcased by C&A Marketing (booth 1329) at this year's IAADFS Show.Read More
  • Baron Philippe de Rothschild wines enter the Americas duty free marketOn display at booth 1304, new IAADFS Show exhibitor Baron Philippe de Rothschild will showcase its many fine wines. Read More
  • Calling all rum loversRum enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to new IAADFS Show exhibitor Ron Diplomático, booth 409. Renowned international tasting competitions consistently rank Ron Diplomático among the finest rums in the world, while industry professionals and rum experts recognize Diplomático's excellence and craftsmanship.Read More
  • Crocs rock the show floorAlthough Crocs have been around since 2002, this is the first year the footwear company has exhibited at the Duty Free Show (booth 1404).Read More
  • Chewpod energizes the duty free marketWith its new chewable dietary supplements, IAADFS Show newcomer Chewpod USA plans to help travelers stay at the top of their games. Read More
  • Vita Coco: a refreshing alternativeCoconut water is known for its ability to rehydrate and replace the body's electrolytes naturally, making it a healthy alternative to sodas and energy drinks.Read More
  • From good to greatTraveling to the U.S. has not traditionally been an easy ride for international travelers — or, indeed, domestic passengers — with many airports still in desperate need of an update in infrastructure, while intense security protocols can often make for an unpleasant experience. Read More
  • German eyewear collection features unique productsGerman eyewear manufacturer and first-time IAADFS Show exhibitor Rodenstock GmbH is bringing its collection of unique products to booth 2313.Read More
  • The secret’s in the saltLife Plus Style Gourmet introduced its unique line of confections at this year's IAADFS Show, all made with a special ingredient — Himalayan pink salt, known as the “purest salt on earth.” Read More
  • Benefits for the body, inside and outCoconut oil, known for its many health benefits for the human body, inside and out, has taken the world by storm. Skinny & Co. introduced its line of coconut oil products, including body butter, soaps, and facial oils, to the travel retail market at this year's Duty Free Show. Read More
  • Ariki New Zealand has the pouaThe poua shellfish (a form of abalone) is quite common and widely available in the southern coastal waters of New Zealand. Its shells are famous for their multicolored appearance and for providing a beautiful stone for jewelry.Read More
  • Hot product newsCan't-miss products on display at the Duty Free Show this week.Read More

April 5

April 4

  • Mixing business and pleasure with easeThe 2016 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas kicked off yesterday with plenty of opportunities for attendees to work hard — and play harder. Exhibitors spent Sunday setting up their booths in preparation for this morning's Trademarket opening, but they mixed in a little fun as well.Read More
  • Welcome to the 2016 Duty Free Show of the AmericasOn behalf of IAADFS and the association's Board of Directors, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 Duty Free Show of the Americas. Read More
  • Bienvenido a la Exposición Duty Free de las Américas 2016En nombre de IAADFS y de la junta directiva de la asociación, es un placer darles la bienvenida al Duty Free Show de las Américas 2016.Read More
  • A twilight welcome to OrlandoAttendees of the 2016 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas officially kicked off another show during Sunday's Opening Reception.Read More
  • Players volley for bragging rightsPeals of merry laughter — along with a little trash talk and a few excuses — filled the sunny Florida morning air yesterday as players took to the courts for the annual IAADFS tennis tournament. Read More
  • Exotic liqueurs sweeten up IAADFS ShowExplore the delicate taste of aged Japanese ume fruit in Choya's traditional Japanese liqueur, Umeshu. New to the IAADFS Show exhibitor lineup, Choya's Umeshu will be on display at booth 1204. Read More
  • Golfers shoot for stroke of luckGolf lovers appreciated a day of networking and sunshine at yesterday's IAADFS Show golf tournament, featuring a two-man scramble format. The tournament was a resounding success, with everyone enjoying sponsored libations along the way.Read More
  • Royall Fragrances debuts latest scent at IAADFS ShowIt's a fragrant first for Royall Fragrances Ltd. The new IAADFS Show exhibitor, located in booth 1440, will debut its newest fragrance, Royall Vetiver Noir. Read More
  • Attendees run for fun — and for the kidsNearly 50 Duty Free Show attendees laced up their running shoes Sunday morning for the 5K Fun Run/Walk, supporting at-risk children in Guatemala along the way. Read More
  • New exhibitor Harry & David sweeter than everThey are best remembered as the creators of the Fruit of the Month Club and its Rivera pears. But new IAADFS Show exhibitor Harry & David has grown exponentially in the 80 years since it was founded in Medford, Oregon. The company, which will offer IAADFS attendees a tasty treat in booth 938, is now one of the largest gifting companies in the U.S. Read More
  • Uncertainty in the AmericasNo one can discount the impact of the slowdown in Brazilian traffic and spend on retailers in the Americas, but it is clear from TRBusiness' evaluation of the marketplace that travel retailers in South America are suffering more than the U.S. and Canada.Read More
  • Hot product newsDon't miss the chance to see these products on the Tradeshow floor at the 2016 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.Read More