2018 Winners

Please find the list of 2018 finalists and winners below.

 

PRODUCT AWARDS

  • Best children’s product

WINNER: Lego – Ninjago Movie Green Ninja Mech Dragon

Finalist: Steiff – Fynn Teddy Bear in Suitcase

Finalist: Steiff – Leyla Dog in Suitcase

 

  • Best confectionery product

WINNER: Butlers – Platinum Collection

 Finalist: Al Nassma – Whole Nut edition bars

 Finalist: Butlers – Mini Bars

 Finalist: Godiva, Gold Discovery 28pcs

 Finalist: Guylian – Master’s Selection Golden Gift Box

 Finalist: KitKat – Mini Moments

 Finalist: Ricola – Sugarfree Herb Drop 75g Tin

 Finalist: Ritter Sport – Chocolate Card

 Finalist: Toblerone – Messages

 

  • Best electronics product

WINNER: AYO – Anti Jet Lag Glasses [tied score]

WINNER: Foreo – Luna Mini 2 [tied score]

Finalist: Aircommerce – Smartlug

Finalist: Mitone – Kids Headphone

Finalist: ReboundTAG – Microchip Luggage Tag

 

  • Best fashion & accessories product
    (including luggage & leather goods)

WINNER: Desigual – Inflight Exclusive 2-in-1 Wallet & Clutch

Finalist: Aigner – Pina bag

Finalist: Bric’s – Capri Carry-on Trolley

Finalist: Kipling – Art M

Finalist: Lacoste – Paris Polo

 

  • Best fragrance product

WINNER: Oscar de la Renta  – Bella Blanca

Finalist: Anna Sui – Fantasia

Finalist: Dunhill – Icon Racing

Finalist: Gucci – Bloom

Finalist: Tiffany – Eau de Parfum

 

  • Best make-up product

WINNER: Nars – Powermatte Lip Pigment (Shiseido)

Finalist: Perricone – No Makeup Foundation

 

  • Best skincare, haircare, bath and body product

WINNER: Seascape Island Apothecary – Travel Essentials Trio Gift Set

Finalist: Fresh – Black Tea Age-Delay Firming Serum

Finalist: Fresh – Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner

Finalist: Seascape Island Apothecary – Awake Oil / Sleep Oil Duo Gift Set

Finalist: Shiseido – WASO – Your Skin Diet

Finalist: The Ritual of Sakura – Travel Exclusives

 

  • Best spirits product

WINNER: Aberfeldy 12 years old – Gold Bar Travel Retail Exclusive Gift Pack (Bacardi)

Finalist: Choya – Gold Edition

Finalist: Crystal Head Vodka – Aurora

Finalist: Crystal Head Vodka – 1L

Finalist: Glenfiddich – Experimental Series Project XX

Finalist: Jack Daniel’s – Tennessee Whiskey

Finalist: The Macallan – Enigma

Finalist: Whitley Neill – Handcrafted Dry Gin

Finalist: Whitley Neill – Rhubarb & Ginger Gin

Finalist: Wild Turkey – Master’s Keep Decades Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Finalist: Woodford Reserve – Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

 

  • Best sunglasses/eyewear product

WINNER: Travel Blue – Z-Zoom Reading Glasses

Finalist: Invu – Sunglasses T1802a

Finalist: Marcolin – GU7559 color code 28X

Finalist: Maui Jim – Ilima

Finalist: Maui Jim – Talk Story

 

  • Best travel accessory

WINNER: Cabeau – Evolution S3

Finalist: nod2.0 – Ultimate Travel Pillow by Zdoze

 

  • Best watches & jewellery product

WINNER: Toscow – Provence Romance

Finalist: Clogau – Fairy Locket

Finalist: Daniel Wellington – Travel Retail Exclusive Cambridge Combo Watch Set

Finalist: Frederique Constant – Horological Smartwatch

Finalist: Icelandair – Bracelet from Sign

Finalist: Icelandair – Ring from Sign

Finalist: Love X Infinity – Message Jewellery Gift Collection

 

  • Best wines product

WINNER: Baron Philippe de Rothschild – Mouton Cadet Reserve Bordeaux

Finalist: Castagner – Grappa Fuoriclasse Leon 15 Years

Finalist: Ramon Bilbao Journey Collection Wines – Crianza, Reserva, High Altitude

Finalist: Oscar.697 – Bianco Vermouth

Finalist: Oscar .697 – Rosso Vermouth

 

  • Best travel exclusive product 

[Highest scoring travel exclusive item from all product categories]

WINNER: Aberfeldy 12 years old – Gold Bar Travel Retail Exclusive Gift Pack (Bacardi)

 

AIRPORT RETAIL AWARDS

  • Best airport for customer service

WINNER: Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Finalist: Dubai International Airport (DXB)

Finalist: Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Finalist: Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)

Finalist: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

 

  • Best digital and social media offer

WINNER: Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Finalist: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Finalist: Dubai International Airport (DXB)

Finalist: Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Finalist: Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)

 

  • Best airport for ‘sense of place’

WINNER: Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Finalist: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Finalist: Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Finalist: Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)

Finalist: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

 

  • Best airport for retail environment (as voted for by millennials)

WINNER: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in partnership with Dubai Duty Free

Finalist: Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)

Finalist: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Finalist: Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Finalist: Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Finalist: Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

 

  • Best airport for retail environment (as voted for by all age groups)

WINNER: Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Finalist: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

Finalist: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

Finalist: Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Finalist: Dubai International Airport (DXB)