January 22 2020  |  Associations

Travel Retail Consortium welcomes a new member: Loch Lomond Group

By Laura Shirk


A snapshot of André de Almeida, Managing Director – GTR, Loch Lomond’s Group

Travel Retail Consortium (TRC) is pleased to welcome a new member to its whisky category: Loch Lomond Group. An independent distiller and blender of some of the finest scotch whiskies in the world, Loch Lomond Group possesses a heritage that is amongst the oldest in its industry.

In February 2017, its bespoke Loch Lomond Whiskies Global Travel Retail range was first sold at Glasgow Airport’s World Duty Free World of Whiskies store. Following the opening, the launch of the company’s Glen Scotia GTR range exactly one year later. In September 2018, the group introduced its Littlemill Single Malt Scotch Whisky from Scotland’s oldest licensed distillery to the channel.

André de Almeida, Loch Lomond Group, Marketing Director – GTR states: “The GTR channel is an important part of Loch Lomond Group’s strategy and we are looking to continue growing and engaging within the duty free industry. On this basis, we are delighted to be joining the Travel Retail Consortium as part of that process.

Joining the TRC provides us with the opportunity to engage more actively within the GTR channel and grow our business network with professionals from across different sectors. With so much expertise within [The Travel Retail Consortium], we can share valuable knowledge and experience with other members and hopefully gain new insights and advice to continue growing within the industry.”

Rebecca Hardwood-Lincoln, PR Relation Manager, TRC, adds: “We are delighted to welcome the Loch Lomond Group to the TRC. The company will certainly add value to the Consortium and complements the other member brands superbly.

The TRC is not all about business, we host various events throughout the year where we get to know each other and interact on a more personal level – so we definitely look forward to seeing André at our upcoming meetings and events and getting to know him better.”

Brand News

February 19 2020

SSP America sets Seattle neighbourhood…

​SSP America announced the opening of Capitol Hill Food Hall at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

By Jas Ryat

February 18 2020

Seiko available in Attenza duty…

​Master Franchisor Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) has launched Seiko watches in Attenza duty free of Columbia and Ecuador

By Jas Ryat

February 17 2020

Cuba gears up for Habanos Festival

​Havana is hosting the XXII Habanos Festival, the largest international event for Habanos cigar aficionados, from February…

By Mary Jane Pittilla

February 14 2020

Perfetti Van Melle returns to Orlando…

​Perfetti Van Melle returns to Orlando this year with new products for the Summit of the Americas travel retail exhibition…

By Hibah Noor

February 13 2020

Buckley London launches SS20 collections

​With an exotic campaign showcasing six new women’s collections, plus additions to the men’s…

By Hibah Noor

February 13 2020

Campo Viejo partners with Dufry…

Campo Viejo has unveiled a vibrant new Tempranillo expression, which is exclusive to Dufry stores within global travel retail

By Laura Shirk

February 13 2020

New gin by Tanqueray No. Ten ignites…

The makers of Tanqueray No. Ten announce its first-ever innovation: Tanqueray No. Ten Citrus Heart Edition. This new, super-premium…

By Jas Ryat

February 13 2020

Lacoste opens a new travel retail…

​Lacoste is pleased to announce the opening of a new “Le Club Concept” store at CEBU Airpoprt

By Jas Ryat

February 13 2020

Al Fakher kicks off 2020 with new…

Priding itself on a passion and dedication to all things shisha, Al Fakher is showing its commitment to the travel retail…

By Hibah Noor

Copyright 2020 DutyFree Magazine. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy Sitemap