Monday, July 22, 2019
Amenities puts Roland Grohmann, Managing Director of FORMIA in the spotlight.   What have Hard cases brought to the amenity kits offer? Hard cases have disrupted the landscape of amenity kits, conventionally the classical cosmetic bags or pouches. They have a strong connection with the hard case suitcases hence they convey the...
Sleep. It’s the epicentre of our wellbeing and the foundation block of the human hierarchy of needs. When we’re not well rested, we feel sluggish, confused and more worryingly, it can also lead to more chronic health conditions like heart disease. Long haul flying can often result in sleep deprivation,...
The Art of Shaving brand, founded in 1996, is now targeting the travel amenity market. The luxury brand has grown from one store on Lexington Avenue in New York City to a global brand with more than 150 retail locations.  A unique concept guided by the expertise and hands-on attention...
OCN is the new Galileo Watermark brand of cosmetics offered as an alternative to products sold in standard recycled or virgin plastic packaging. It is taken from a small segment of the billions of metric tons of disposable products that are now littering the world’s oceans – up to...

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...
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...

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,...

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...
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...
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...
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...
This year’s entries to the venerable TravelPlus Amenity Bag Awards ranged from the creative to the inspirational, with a the added surprise in the bag designs that hold the possibility sparking wanderlust in children around the world. The 2016 awards continue to receive good support from the industry. This year,...