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New dining experiences at Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has become a “foodie destination” after welcoming seven new restaurants and outlets together with a revamped East Hall Food Court.

Panerai opens its first airport boutique – in Hong Kong

Florentine luxury watchmaker Panerai has opened its first ever airport boutique, at Hong Kong International Airport.

Breitling opens new concept store at Hong Kong airport

Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling has opened a new boutique at Hong Kong International Airport.

AirAsia restaurant concept brings its inflight menu down to earth

A new AirAsia restaurant opened in a Kuala Lumpur shopping mall is serving inflight meals on the ground.

Hyundai Department Store wins duty-free licence in Seoul

Hyundai Department Store has won a license to operate a duty-free outlet in Seoul.

Hong Kong International Airport launches online concierge shopping service

Hong Kong International Airport has launched an online concierge service called Luxury Reserve.

SkinCeuticals launches into Asian travel-retail market with Sanya pop up and Shanghai store

L’Oreal Travel Retail Asia Pacific has launched US-based professional skincare brand SkinCeuticals into the Asian travel-retail market.

The Shilla Duty Free unveils Montblanc boutique at HKIA

International travel retailer Shilla Duty Free has partnered with men’s luxury accessories brand Montblanc to unveil a new standalone boutique concept at the Hong Kong International Airport.

China Duty Free marks Duty Zero anniversary in Hong Kong with experiential pop ups

Duty Zero, the China Duty Free-operated liquor concession at Hong Kong International Airport, is marking its second anniversary with a series of events and promotions.

UTU tax-free app cuts queues, boosts refunds for travellers

Singapore-based digital rewards platform UTU is providing international tourists and shoppers with the means to receive 85 per cent of their VAT refund back.

Duty Free Philippines opens high-end downtown duty-free store

Duty Free Philippines Corporation has opened a new downtown duty-free store called Duty Free Luxe at the Mall of Asia in Pasay City.

Alipay wants to help 10 million European businesses reach 2 billion consumers within five years

Payment and lifestyle platform Alipay intends to support 10 million small and medium enterprises in Europe over the next five years with technology to empower them to reach more than 2 billion potential consumers.