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Issue 216  May 11, 2020

Sky Duty Free celebrates first land border store opening at Foz do Iguacú
Qatar Airways will give away 100,000 tickets to frontline healthcare professionals
DFWC requests input on Recovery Framework Protocol
Global tourism remains at standstill, with every country imposing travel restrictions
AAPA says health measures must be standardized, consistent, pragmatic and risk managed
KrisShop offers bonus miles for shoppers this May
Diverse Flavours’ MD Anthony Budd discusses South Africa’s alcohol sales standstill
UK Travel Retail Forum concerned meaningful restart not possible with quarantine measures
Until mid-March, MTO traffic high; COVID-19 impact 47% decrease
Asia Pacific Airline profitability declined amidst competition and trade tariffs
E-commerce develops for the alcohol market as lockdowns restrict both on-trade and store shopping

DFI launch Travel-Safe Shopping Kit for airports and retailers
Indian Expats win Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise
Viña Concha y Toro certifies its research laboratory to diagnose COVID-19
Coty releases new Mr. Burberry Elements men’s fragrance

ACI releases economic impact assessment of COVID-19 on airport business
IATA says social distancing on aircraft not feasible; masks and other measures adequate
Recovery begins as customers flock to downtown Beijing’s duty free store for revenge shopping
Aijaz Khan
Hibah Noor
Jas Ryat
Deputy Editor
Mary Jane Pittilla
Senior Editor
Rebecca Byrne
Senior Writer
Elena Owyong
Asia Correspondent
Ronnie Lovler
Americas Correspondent

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