Duty Calls, Travel Retail Answers

If you don’t know me, look out for a slightly weary antipodean with a big grin on his face – delighted that our industry made such a difference to the lives of so many children on Saturday night.

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Sri Lanka: A place of beauty defiled

Since the tragic and long-running internal war ended in 2009, Sri Lanka has been a country of peace. That all changed on Easter Sunday. Sri Lanka is now also a land, like my own, that has been defiled by terrorism in recent days.

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Bringing it all back home post-Orlando

I’ve arrived home in London after a crazy but wonderful four weeks on the road. Hong Kong, Hainan Island, Seoul, Incheon, London (48 hours), Reykjavik, London (overnight), Orlando. I think my neighbours believed I was a burglar.

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Chasing the Chinese wave

The Moodie Davitt Report’s latest interim bureau opened on Friday (for two days only) in Trieste, the beautiful Italian port city. We’ve come here for Costa Cruises’ latest ship launch, and one that marks a milestone for the Italian cruise specialist and its retail partner, LVMH-owned Starboard Cruise Services. The Costa Venezia is the first

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