Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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...

The Battle of The Brands

Battle of the Brands; ‘where to begin?’ I think to myself! With a million and one things to say, it’s apparent that, although it’s relatively simple, there are numerous complexities when you take a closer look. We live in a world entirely galvanized by brands; it’s a reflection of...
Jacob Jensen was known for his iconic design work with Bang & Olufsen, along with his clear and calm aesthetics. So, when his agency, Jacob Jensen Design, under the management of son and Chief Design Officer Timothy Jacob Jensen, teamed up with Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa, creative sparks were...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The globally renowned designer and entrepreneur talks to Amenities Magazine about her view on amenity kits  As an independent 16-year-old with a relentless passion for design, Kelly Hoppen was given the opportunity to design a family friend’s kitchen. This modest commission not only created a teenage entrepreneur, it kick-started one...

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...
Media personality Ryan Seacrest this month launched a new men’s skincare line with Dr. Harold Lancer (yes, the Kardashian and Beyoncé approved dermatologist) called Polished by Dr. Lancer. The products, according to the line’s new Instagram account, are for “the man looking to better himself in every way,” and will...
Bio-Form, a pioneering Matrix brand, has launched a range of travel amenities and textile products, powered by a patented additive. The ground-breaking additive speeds up the degradation process in landfill, enabling products to biodegrade in under 5 years, which is 100x faster than traditional plastic. Harry Zalk, Director at Matrix,...

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...