The Travel Retail Consortium is thrilled to welcome its newest member: Go Travel – a brand of travel accessories owned by Design Go Ltd, a family business established in 1978.

All products are carefully designed and manufactured with the aim of making any type of journey a better one. With a primary focus on Travel Retail, Go Travel works with a large number of retail partners in the UK and its products can be found in thousands of retail stores and most airports across the region. In addition to this, its products are also distributed and stocked in over 100 countries worldwide. Since the company was founded over 40 years ago, it has sold in excess of 250 million units.

Steve Worden, Sales Director of Design Go, says: “I am delighted to become a member of the Travel Retail Consortium. It offers the Go Travel brand a fantastic opportunity to widen its network, and we are really looking forward to sharing valuable knowledge and experience with other members of the Consortium in the future.”

Rebecca Harwood-Lincoln, TRC’s PR Relation Manager, says: “It is an absolute pleasure to welcome Go Travel to the Travel Retail Consortium, where it will be in the comfort accessories category. Go Travel’s products perfectly complement the other brands at TRC and we look forward to a fruitful partnership going forward.”

About the Travel Retail Consortium

The Travel Retail Consortium was originally conceived in the late 1960s and formalised in 1971 to further the interests and development of the Travel Retail Industry within the UK through the member companies

The organisation’s objectives are to improve standards of business within the travel retail industry, promote members’ products and services, discuss industry issues and provide social and business networking opportunities for key industry customers and members’ representatives at annual events. The TRC is also active in raising funds for charity and the Chairman nominates a charity of their choice.

The Travel Retail Consortium members currently includes: Accolade Wines, Aurora, Go Travel, Guinness, Heineken, Imperial Tobacco, INVU ultra polarized sunglasses, Kurate, Mars, Morgan and Oates, Remy Cointreau, RHA, Sekonda, Skross, Champagne Taittinger and Twinings.