Thursday, April 25, 2019

In Bed With The brands!

Over the past year, the airline industry has proven that dreams can come true on-board with a blaze of beautiful bedding brands, ignited by United Airlines leading from the front with Saks Fifth Avenue. As a result, we have seen Casper join forces with American Airlines, Sheridan with Qantas,...
Although I’m an incredibly loyal flyer (I love you, Delta, for ever and ever), I do get a rush every time I get to fly Business or First on a new airline because I get to discover a new amenity kit. But unfortunately, quite frequently, the outside trumps what...

Time to Ditch the Razor!

Why do airlines insist on giving men a shaving kit in there premium kits. Lip Balms, Hand Cream, Eye Gel and yes please an Age Revitalization Moisturizers, but a Razor! You would need to be brave to use one of these razor on the ground even more desperate to shave your dehydrated...
Founded in 1999 by Beverley Calvert, Homebody now has an international following and customer base. Known for their sleek, simple and timeless designs of sleepwear they are now setting their sights on taking over the skies, and redefining sleep and comfort when travelling around the world. What is the inspiration...
The busiest passenger air routes on earth have been revealed in a new study published by Routes, organizer of the world's leading aviation network development conferences and events. With more than 13.4 million people traveling on the short-haul domestic service, the 450 km journey from Seoul's Gimpo Airport to the...
@CNNMoney recently posted a story listing the most luxurious airline amenity kits, according to travel writer Cynthia Drescher. Now, of course, it’s all a matter of opinion but, with all respect to Cynthia, as the Founder and CEO of TravelPlus Airline Amenity Awards, in my honest opinion, her listings...
THE GODFATHER OF AMENITIES Amenities caught up with WESSCO International founder and CEO Bob Bregman, to hear his thoughts about family, the future, and ensuring longevity in a competitive and ever-changing aviation travel industry You set up WESSCO International in 1979, what brought you into the amenities industry? Back in 1979, I...
In 2000 British Airways worked with Anya Hindmarsh to design their highly-covetable First Class amenity kits. The bags are considered a collector's item by many and are much traded on eBay. Born in Essex in 1968, Anya Hindmarch is one of the world's foremost accessories designers thanks to her eponymous...
First published in November 2003 Travel bag trails A travel bag is an opportunity for an airline to show off a little, to say its the one prepared to go that extra inch to give its key business class customers something welcoming and caring. Radio producer and long distance traveler Joanna Luke unzips...
“And the winners are …” … everyone, according to Simon Ward, founder of the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Awards, who makes the argument that awards are valuable not only to individual companies but to the entire in-flight industry No matter what anyone may say, I believe awards matter and create value for...
Amenities gets to know SPIRIANT’s General Manager of Amenity Kits, Angie Fung, and her thoughts on all things amenities. Having worked in the industry for over 20 years, with previous experience working for brands such as Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein, who better to talk to when it comes...
We were delighted to have the opportunity to quiz Linda Celestino, Vice President of Guest Experience & delivery At Etihad Airways. With over 32 years of experience from cabin crew member to now a lady at the top of the ladder, whilst also being a mother of five, She is...