Monday, November 18, 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,...
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,...
Smell is the most closely associated sense to memory. A single aroma can evoke a powerful response, vividly conjuring memories and emotions as if they occurred yesterday. To help capture Hong Kong’s signature scent, Cathay Pacific have teamed up with renowned perfume expert, Samantha Taylor of The Powder Room, to create...
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...
We catch up with the Godmother of Airline Amenities - Anita Gittelson Whoever said "bigger is better" never had to pay for airline fuel. Today "bigger" seems to equate with more money spent. Especially with airline onboard amenities.  Royalties paid for "name" brands are now "de riguer." I remember when I suggest a...
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...
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...
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 the First Place ..

Simon Ward an expert in onboard passenger amenities, give us his views of First Class kits and offers up suggestions. Airlines invest a lot of time when it comes to designing amenity kits for their most discerning customers. Every detail is considered from the contents to the material and brands...
Amenities put Alexander Ferents, Managing Director of AK-Service in the spotlight Do your key client’s requirements differ from those in other global regions? There is only a difference in budget! It is our belief that some Western companies spend a lot more money in design and production of kits. However, we...
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...
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...