Monday, November 18, 2019
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...
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...

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...
As we come to the end of 2016, we have once again compiled our annual Top 20 most desirable and sought after collectable amenity kits listed on eBay*. It may come as somewhat of a surprise that the collectable market for amenity kits is flourishing with many willing to...
As we come to the end of 2017, we have once again compiled our annual Top 20 most desirable and sought after collectable amenity kits listed on eBay*. It may come as somewhat of a surprise that the collectable market for amenity kits is flourishing with many willing to...
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...

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...
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...
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 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...

Survival of The Supplier!

It’s no secret that the thriving advancement of brands in the amenity industry has become synonymous with exclusivity. ‘To be exclusive’ suggests attributes of being limited, unattainable and, as a result, highly desired. Desired by suppliers to fulfill the demands of airlines in the race to gift passengers with...
Amenities puts Corinne Brand, Director of Promotional Items Activity at Albea Beauty Group in the spotlight. What motivated Albea to expand into the airline amenity kit market?  We are bringing our recognized expertise in the design and manufacturing of bags and accessories to the most prestigious Fragrance & Cosmetics brands worldwide...