WITR Blog Monthly Archives: June 2018

Entering the World of Travel Retail by Lucy Hillyard, Public Relations Director, FILTR

The world of travel retail, what a fascinating and exciting industry – it’s complex, unique and diverse.
As someone who is new to the industry, I’m particularly excited about the opportunities this giant world of travel retail presents.  After three months with FILTR (an integrated retail marketing and design agency, based in Singapore), it’s safe to say that I have already learnt a lot, met fantastic and interesting people, and got a glimpse of what this industry is all about.  continue reading  »


A Short Break in Copenhagen By Sarah Branquinho, External Affairs Director, DUFRY

Copenhagen is small enough to do almost everything on foot and if you prefer wheels, there are loads of bikes for hire and safe cycling paths/lanes. It’s worth nothing that while this city is not cheap, it’s certainly worth it.
If you want to stay right in the city centre by the waterfront, I’d recommend the Strand (www.copenhagenstrand.com) which has a lot of character in a traditional style. Another option is the Copenhagen Island Hotel,  continue reading  »


When in Europe, Mykonos is a Must By Gerry Munday, Global Travel Retail Director, Furla

We were very fortunate to be invited to attend a wedding in Mykonos and decided to combine this with a holiday.
Mykonos is a lovely island, but if you are looking for a sightseeing holiday, then this is not the place to go because it is much more suited for a beach holiday or if you are looking for total relaxation.
There are many accommodation options available – from rooms, studios and apartments to 5-star hotels.  continue reading  »


Alluring Asia, brought to you by Bernice Choy, Travel Retail Visual Merchandiser & Product Trainer, Asia Pacific – Furla

Nha Trang, Vietnam
Nha Trang is a city with shining sun, friendly locals, and beautiful coastline. I was staying in Intercontinental Nha Trang Hotel which is 40-minutes from Cam Ranh International Airport. This beachfront hotel provided a delightful experience, with restaurants, shops and beach all in walking distance. I caught the sunrise before I started working one day and it put me in a better mood throughout the day.
There is a restaurant named Café Terrace which serves great quality of food with decent friendly service in a relaxing environment.  continue reading  »


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