The Review

The Review


The TFWA President reflects on the Exhibition, Conference and networking programme at his first regional summit in office.


What’s happening in duty free and travel retail’s main product categories right now? We ask six exhibitors for an update.


exhibitors from Asia Pacific

33% of exhibiting companies were from the region, a new high.


One2One meetings

TFWA’s meeting service arranged 436 introductions vs 405 in 2018.


square metres of floorspace

Exhibition space grew over 5% against last year to set a new record.


Are duty free exclusive products the way forwards in Asia Pacific? Hear the views of visiting buyers from Tahiti to Thailand.


delegates attended

More visitors than ever before, with attendance up 5% vs 2018.


Malaysian visitors

Strong growth made Malaysians the 3rd largest contingent in 2019.


DF & TR operators

The number of retailers attending the show rose again.

Conference Plenary session 1

The industry assessed from global and regional perspectives, plus expert analysis of the geopolitical landscape and latest retail trends.

Conference Plenary session 2

Bringing inflight sales into the 21st century, Pacific retail’s hospitable roots and the duty free powerhouse of Incheon International Airport.

Conference Plenary session 3

Professional development, doing the right thing on sustainability, regulatory threats, confectionery’s rising tide and integrated shopper journeys.

Conference Ambiance

Conference Ambiance




Is it the setting or the guests that make a successful event? With three new venues this year, we sample delegate opinions.


Browse our eclectic mix of images captured during Asia Pacific’s 24th regional summit for duty free and travel retail.