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Mark Lauzon/May 28, 2019

Out of Africa: Distell unveils Amarula Raspberry, Chocolate and African Baobab

Amarula has added a new Raspberry, Chocolate and African Baobab flavour to its range of cream liqueurs. The variant, which was revealed at this month’s TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition, will pre-launch in August with Big Five Duty Free in South...
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Mark Lauzon/December 3, 2018

Cruise numbers increase by 6.7% in 2018

North America continued to dominate the market as 28.5 million passengers took a cruise in 2018   28.5 million passengers went on a cruise in 2018, a 6.7% increase on 2017, according to new figures from the Cruise Lines International...
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Mark Lauzon/December 2, 2018

Interview: Beauty distributor Essence Corp executive sales director Antoine Bona

Essence Corp details which of its stable of fragrance and skincare brands are performing across the Americas   More stability should provide growth in the Americas market, according to regional specialist beauty distributor Essence Corp. Executive sales director Antoine Bona...
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Mark Lauzon/December 1, 2018

U.S. travel industry could lose $100 million a day during government shutdown

The partial federal government shutdown could reach a cost of more than $100 million daily for the U.S. economy just through the impact on travel, according to a preliminary calculation by the U.S. Travel Association’s economic research department.   This...
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Mark Lauzon/November 30, 2018

Cruise association reveals North American passenger growth and trends

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade organization, has released the latest global cruise passenger statistics.   Cruising continued at a paced growth around the world with an almost 7% increase from 2017 to 2018, totaling...
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