Monday, November 18, 2019
In 2000 British Airways worked with Anya Hindmarsh to design their highly-covetable First Class amenity kits. The bags are considered a collector's item by many and are much traded on eBay. Born in Essex in 1968, Anya Hindmarch is one of the world's foremost accessories designers thanks to her eponymous...
Emirates has launched the Emirates Vintage Collection – a selection of fine wines from its cellar in Burgundy which have been stored for up to 15 years. The four wines to be included this year are the Château Cheval Blanc 2004, Château Haut Brion 2004, Château Mouton Rothschild 2001...
Amenities gets to know SPIRIANT’s General Manager of Amenity Kits, Angie Fung, and her thoughts on all things amenities. Having worked in the industry for over 20 years, with previous experience working for brands such as Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein, who better to talk to when it comes...
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...
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,...