The latest in the TFWA Monitor series of travel trend reports, produced by bookings analyst ForwardKeys, provides a fascinating snapshot of the air travel market so far in 2019 and in the months to come. The Global Air Traveller Trends 2019 study highlights a number of trends that are having an impact on the duty free & travel retail market, among them:

  • Asia Pacific’s emergence as the leading region by international arrivals, overtaking Europe
  • The positive impact of the weakness of the pound on travel to the UK
  • The recovery of travel to France as the “yellow vest” protests subside
  • The decline in mainland Chinese travel to Hong Kong
  • Forecast travel patterns during the Golden Week holidays in China

The concise, easy-to-digest report is available free of charge to TFWA members. Simply log in and click on the link below.