Saturday, December 4, 2021
The Eames were pioneers in the mid-century modern movement with their iconic furniture, architecture, industrial and graphic design, and other media including the ground-breaking film “Powers of Ten.” Their lives and work represented the West Coast’s coming-of-age and the global expansion of American culture starting in the 1950s. Their...

The Greenwashing Gimmick

As Kermit the frog so famously put it, ‘it ain’t easy being green’ – but are airlines doing enough when it comes to supplying sustainable, green alternatives to their onboard amenities? Amenities has explored this topic a number of times, but with the constant media coverage, and some reports saying...
The sustainability and environmental impact is problematic when disposing of the plastic, non-biodegradeable toothbrushes. Airlines need to start looking for an alternative as oral health is important, and increases a passenger’s sense of well-being, but the world is moving in an ever-increasingly greener direction. Ensymm have created a fully pre-coated,...
Comedian Caroline Reid humours the highs and lows of air travel with her alter-ego air hostess, Pam Ann! Pam Ann tells us the do's and don'ts of flying with performances focused on the nuances of air travel, identifying the individual quirks of some of the biggest international airlines and their...
Clarins, Carita, Givenchy. All beautiful brands that permeate French luxury, sophistication and antiquity. It’s no surprise that through timeless design and such world renowned cosmetic brands, Albéa Travel Designer have consistently acquired great success at multiple Industry Awards, most memorably making their mark with the original Air France Givenchy...
With green-washing at the forefront of consumerist market trends, Albea Travel Designer have collaborated with award-winning travel skincare brand, Cotarde, to lead the way in bringing innovative eco-conscious solutions to the world of onboard amenities. The growing importance of a company’s CSR values, has been a big influencer in airline’s...

The Future is FORMIA

Unrivalled in its continuous success, supplier FORMIA, have been the catalyst of a multitude of innovations within the airline amenity industry and have transformed the market with diversified brand collaborations within travel, luxury and lifestyle brands never seen onboard before. The company’s shift in 2009, with the re-branding and...
In Italy wine marked the evolution of our civility since the times of the Etruscans: they were in fact our Umbrian and Tuscan ancestorsto first cultivate and consume wine grapes, some centuriesahead of any other population on earth. Wine in Italy is a serious matter, our spearhead, and since many...
Brushing your teeth – not something you really think about is it? At least twice a day, for as long as you can remember. It is so intrinsically part of all our routines, very few of us give it a second thought. However, when it comes to those dental...

Tech That Kit Out!

In a world driven by budgets, is there any space to advance technology in amenity kits past the initial stages by Hayley Hartland Technology. We can’t live without it. From the computers on our desks to the smartphones we carry in our pockets, there is no denying that we have an...
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...