SINGAPORE. The Moodie Davitt Report is delighted to announce that the 2019 Duty Calls Charity Dinner on 11 May, in aid of Asia Pacific charity Friends International, will take place at the spectacular new Jewel Changi Airport. As reported, the multi-dimensional, mixed-use complex opens on 17 April.

Featuring a unique mix of lush greenery and curated offerings, including the Forest Valley – a huge five-storey garden that will house one of the largest collection of indoor plants in Singapore, and a majestic 40m Rain Vortex at the central core of the complex, Jewel presents a spectacular setting that promises to enchant all who attend the Charity Dinner.

A Singapore spectacular: The Duty Calls Charity Dinner will be among the first big events to take place at Jewel Changi Airport after it opens on 17 April. The facility will feature a range of shopping and dining options, a hotel, a five-storey indoor garden and play attractions (Photos: Jewel Changi Airport Devt).

As announced, the Duty Calls Charity Dinner will support the work of Friends International in helping children who have come from precarious environments, including those abandoned due to sickness or disability.

Support for the cause has been overwhelming with a large number of tables and and sponsorships already reserved. Details of all event partners will follow. Individuals and companies are invited to book their tables or seats via the event website

High-value contributions towards the charity auction, which will be held during the dinner, are urgently needed. Details of all table prices and sponsorship options can be found here.

Changi Airport Group Executive Vice President for Commercial Lim Peck Hoon said: “We are delighted to support The Moodie Davitt Report and Friends International’s social cause by hosting this charity dinner at Jewel Changi Airport.

“With Jewel, we have created a new tourist destination at the doorstep of Changi Airport to bring a new dimension to the travel and leisure experience of our visitors. We look forward to welcoming partners and friends from the global duty free and travel retail industry to Jewel and creating a memorable experience for all guests.”

The Moodie Davitt Report Founder & Chairman Martin Moodie commented: “We are deeply grateful to Changi Airport Group for generously hosting our event in their and Singapore’s magnificent new facility.

“Such support is a further reminder of the immense generosity of the global duty free and travel retail industry. We’re proud to be organising this dinner, which will be a showcase for that spirit of benevolence, and raise funds for such vital work. We look forward to welcoming many friends and colleagues at Jewel Changi Airport and we urge the travel retail industry to support this initiative with its trademark generosity.”

For more information on partnership opportunities, please contact The Moodie Davitt Report Events and CSR Director Michael Barrett at

[A bird’s-eye view: This cute and colourful video offers a preview of the “wondrous world” of Jewel Changi Airport.]