INTERNATIONAL. Leading global travel retailer Dufry is to host a pioneering open dialogue session with suppliers at the Virtual Travel Retail Expo on 14 October.

The session will begin with an online presentation by Dufry CEO Julián Díaz, who will then be joined by members of the Dufry Global Executive Committee in a candid and open exchange with The Moodie Davitt Report Chairman Martin Moodie and suppliers worldwide.

Participants will be able to ask any question of the Dufry senior management during a 90-minute session.

Registration is open to suppliers only. All participants must have already registered for the Virtual Travel Retail Expo to participate.

Julián Díaz said: “As the travel retail sector continues its gradual recovery, Dufry believes this spirit of open exchange is important in helping to shape a better industry future. The Virtual Travel Retail Expo brings together industry stakeholders from all over the world in a single online setting and we welcome the chance to engage with the industry in this novel and transparent way.”

The Moodie Davitt Report Chairman Martin Moodie said: “We are very pleased to host this inaugural travel retail engagement session and welcome the spirit of transparency that Dufry, the long-time travel retail industry giant is bringing to our Expo. We urge suppliers to get involved in what promises to be an illuminating session.”

Note: We invite questions for the Dufry Global Executive Committee, with a deadline of 13 October, to Martin Moodie via email headed ‘Global Dufry Exchange Question’ at

To register for the Virtual Travel Retail Expo, click here.

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