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Themed travel is a fast-growing trend among Chinese tourists – with more than two in three from mainland cities prepared to try it as a hobby.
A Rihanna makeup class was held at Lotte World Towerin partnership with Fenty Beauty
The first Wolfgang Puck Kitchen in Hong Kong has opened its doors.
Ongoing Hong Kong protests have been blamed for a 40-per-cent slump in inbound visitors to the territory in August.
Opening the way for Chinese to use Alipay at Mall of Asia stores is aimed at attracting more tourists to the mall – as well as the increasing locally based Chinese population.
DFS has explained its rationale for quitting its Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession, saying remaining there was “not a financially viable option”.
Global media brand Monocle has opened its first dedicated travel retail store at Hong Kong International Airport.
Three travel retail companies are in the running to take over the liquor and tobacco concession at Singapore’s Changi Airport.
Singapore Airlines’ inflight and online travel retail store KrisShop has revamped its brand and launched a new website.
The declining spending by Chinese and South Korean tourists in Japan is beginning to hurt listed retailers.
Convenience-store operator FamilyMart Taiwan plans nearly 40 new stores in railway stations this year.
Changi Airport Group and DFS Group have launched the first luxury-focused Singapore online liquor store.