The Meadfa Conference 2024
Dermot DavittPresident
The Moodie Davitt Report

Dermot Davitt is one of the most experienced editors and commentators working in the travel retail media. He joined The Moodie Report in April 2006 as Deputy Publisher, becoming President (and Co-owner) in August 2015. A rebranding saw The Moodie Report become The Moodie Davitt Report in April 2016.

He manages the company’s flourishing Print Division and also plays a key editorial role on the industry’s leading daily business intelligence website,, and the leading weekly, The Moodie Davitt e-Zine.

Previously he spent ten years with trade magazine Duty-Free News International, six of those years as Editor-in-Chief, having joined in 1996. Based in Galway, Ireland, Dermot is also a highly experienced conference moderator. He has chaired and moderated many of the travel retail industry’s leading events over the years, including The Trinity Forum, the Airport Food & Beverage Conference & Awards, the annual MEADFA Conference, the TFWA Asia Pacific Conference, the Nordic Travel Retail Seminar and many others.