Kapila Ireland is Editor at DFNI-Frontier, which has a 38-year heritage in informing, connecting and inspiring travel retail executives & buyers, brands, landlords and distributors.
With 18 years’ experience as a journalist and editor, Kapila leads the editorial content strategy across a portfolio of print, digital, research and events at DFNI-Frontier.
She joined DFNI in 2013 as digital and deputy editor, responsible for covering the global duty-free industry and the magazine’s online counterpart DFNIonline.com. In 2018, she successfully oversaw the merger of the DFNI and Frontier brands, bringing together the magazines and events, including the annual DFNI Conference and renowned Frontier Awards, under one roof.
Prior to joining DFNI, Kapila gained considerable experience as a business journalist in the financial sector at posts in London, New York, Hong Kong and Cape Town.