Welcome to Cathay Pacific & Patron Spirits
Hong Kong’s international flag carrier, Cathay Pacific Airways was founded in 1946 with its two founding shareholders putting up HK$1 to register the airline. Over 65 years later, in 2012, the company recorded turnover in excess of HK$ 99 billion. Today, the airline offers inflight sales service and home delivery service which covers the regions of Hong Kong, Japan, Mainland China, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. By joining APTRA, the Cathay Pacific team are looking to develop closer links with industry partners to share best practice in developing the business and benefit from the multitude of research reports APTRA offers its members.
For more information: www.cathaypacific.com/dutyfree
Founded in 1989, The Patrón Spirits Company was formed with the goal of producing the “the best tequila in the world.” Twelve distinctive ultra-premium products now comprise The Patrón Spirits Company portfolio. Patrón Tequila, which has received numerous marketing, branding and hospitality awards, is today available in more than 140 countries across the globe.
Naturally concerned by the harmful impact of national legislation on the international trading environment of duty free shops, The Patrón Spirits Company is seeking to support the industry association’s drive to safeguard the interests of the business in the region. The company has also pledged additional support of the association by helping to finance the development of the Responsible Retail Training Programme.
For more information: www.patronspirits.com