*HONG KONG – HKIA has two tenders that are closing soon, one for Pharmaceutical & Personal Care with 6 outlets and the other for Audio-Visual/Electronics with 3 outlet. Tenders closing on August 22nd and August 29th repsectively. For more information please follow this link.
*THAILAND – Continues to slow down with 2 quarter revenue growth declining from +9.7% last year to +5.6% Year on Year. Passenger traffic has also slowed in the last two quarters, and Bangkok specifially showed travel retail sales slide -15.6% in the second quarter on the back of the unstable political situation there. Fore more information please follow this link.
*HONG KONG – HKIA achieved a new monthly record of 5.6m passengers in July with 33,285 air traffic movements. For more information please follow this link.
*CAMBODIA -China Duty Free Group (CDFG) has announced that it will open a new downtown duty free store in Siem Reap later this year (December) along with another store in Phnom Penh in 2015. For more information please follow this link.
*INDONESIA -Heinemann Asia Pacific has opened Surabaya Duty Free and Bon Bon Voyage at Terminal 2 of Juanda International Airport. These are paret of a joint venture by Heinemann Asia Pacific and Plaza Bali Duty Free, with management from Plaza Bali. Surabaya DF is 548 sq m and Bon Bon Voyage is 141 sq m offering multi-category shopping and confectionary shopping respectively. For more information please follow this link.
*MACAU – Incumbent King Power Group (Hong Kong) has operated exclusively at Macau International Airport since 1995. With the open tender results still under discussion this time with a dual concession model suggested. Shilla Duty Free and Sky Connection have been named preferred bidders with Shilla’s share price jumping 3.2 % on aug 18th suggesting positive signs for the company. For more information please follow this link.