INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Davitt Report is now inviting submissions for the Travel Retail Superstars Awards 2023. This third edition of the awards (launched in 2021) will focus the spotlight on the thousands of frontline and behind the scenes heroes and heroines who have helped the industry revival over the last year.

They will shine a light on the achievements of travel retail employees across airport, airline, downtown store and cruise sectors, and celebrate the strength of the human spirit, resourcefulness and ingenuity in the industry.

Hosted by The Moodie Davitt Report, this event is run in collaboration with an advisory committee of human resource and training specialists who help shape and judge the awards. We will unveil our esteemed panel of judges in coming days.

Do you have a colleague or employee who deserves star treatment? Please help to highlight and give due recognition to them by nominating here or via the form below. There is a nominal administration fee of US$39 per submission, payable through the online portal.

Click on the video below for the Travel Retail Superstars Awards ceremony 2022


The Travel Retail Superstars Awards 2023 Categories

Star Team – An award that celebrates those teams who have pulled together, working seamlessly, enthusiastically and effectively, while inspiring each other and those around them. It recognises teams who have gone beyond the call of duty, together, to make a difference and to get the job done to the highest standard.

Star Individual – This award recognises those people who everyone loves to work alongside and encounter in the workplace. For those individuals who always show up both for work and for others, who strive to walk the extra mile, who display integrity and passion, and who communicate with sincerity, friendliness and conviction.

Innovation: Team or Individual – This award is for those who have provided a difference to the business through offering innovative ideas that have been adopted, (especially company-wide), and have led to increased efficiency, improvements, profitability or enhanced customer service.

Humanity, Leadership & Inspiration: Team or Individual – An award that celebrates those who have shown that leadership is an action, not just a position, and who encourage good citizenship through compassion and empathy and responsibility.

Key Dates
Open for Entries – 6 July
Final Deadline – 22 September
Awards Ceremony – 15 November

For all enquiries about the awards and nomination process, please contact

A full summary of the judging criteria can be downloaded here.

Please help us to recognise the many frontline stars of the industry with nominations from your teams.