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INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the latest issue of The Moodie Davitt e-Zine, in which we reflect on this year’s Trinity Forum.

“Where does the travel retail industry sit right now? Where is it going? What are its greatest opportunities? And greatest threats? Does the concept of Trinity we spawned all those years ago, and which is now part of industry parlance, still hold relevance?” That’s how The Moodie Davitt Report Founder & Chairman Martin Moodie set the scene in Bangkok earlier this month for what was among the most memorable gatherings in the Trinity Forum’s 14-year history.

Key themes such as digitalisation, the battle for the consumer, changing shopper demographics and behaviour, the concession model, and the in-store experience were all debated.

We present a comprehensive review of the world’s leading airport commercial revenues conference in words, images and video.

Elsewhere in the issue, we bring you stunning images from DFS Group’s Art of Personalization event in Macau and Lancôme Travel Retail’s latest experiential activations in Asia.

In The Foodie Report, we examine how the popularity of using social media app Instagram to post pictures of food has given rise to a new trend in which travellers are choosing their holidays based solely on a destination’s foodie credentials. London Heathrow Airport is leading the way in responding to the phenomenon.

We also assess Autogrill’s corporate reorganisation and explore Singapore Changi Airport’s ambitious new Japanese gourmet food hall SORA.

Please enjoy this edition of The Moodie Davitt e-Zine with our compliments.