Discover definitions of duty free and travel retail and how they differ. Read about trade associations promoting industry interests around the world.
With summer arriving and lockdowns easing, travellers are keen for some holiday sunshine. Standing in their way is a labyrinth of rules and regulations on crossing borders as governments try to contain Covid-19.
In addition to TFWA, there are a number of other professional organisations that promote the industry’s interests at regional and international level. The section below has brief details of each and links for further information.
Like any global market, duty free and travel retail is constantly evolving to reflect variables like consumer taste, economic trends and geopolitics. Several longer-term shifts have emerged in recent years, however, as a closer look at industry data reveals.