Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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,...
Yieldr just published its latest whitepaper What If Airlines Were Like Netflix? It examines how airlines could apply a similar recommendations engine to that of the streaming service to push demand towards specific flights. What if airlines could provide personalized suggestions to users based on traveling habits and other data?...

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 Ian Linaker CEO of Galileo Watermark in the spotlight. Amenities caught up with Ian on his return from Galileo Watermark’s first annual staff conference in Hong Kong to ask him about the last 12 months since surprising the market with the purchase of Watermark. You surprised a number of...
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...

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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Anyone who has travelled long haul in Economy Class knows that sleep is not easy to come by. As airlines across the globe cater to higher passenger numbers, seats are getting smaller, space is getting tighter, and the whole experience is getting more uncomfortable. However, passengers are hoping to...

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...