Clean and green Albéa Travel Designer teams up with travel-focused skincare company Cotarde for its latest eco-friendly amenity offering
ward-winning travel skincare brand Cotarde has formed a partnership with Albéa Travel Designer in a new eco-conscious approach to inflight amenity kits. With the aim of enhancing the onboard experience of passengers around the world, Albéa Travel Designer and Cotarde have together created performance-driven skincare that also checks the boxes for those with an environmentally conscious mindset. The new offering was first presented to the global travel industry this past April at the World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo in Hamburg, Germany. “We are thrilled to announce this new partnership as part of our efforts to elevate the travel experience worldwide,” said Cotarde co-founder Danuta DudekPellon, PhD, MSc, in a statement about the partnership. We are the first skincare brand entirely dedicated to travelers, and as such we want to deliver the most eco-friendly, biodegradable products with a negative carbon footprint. “It’s particularly important today when we all feel the impact of long-haul travels on our planet. We want all travelers to know there is a better, healthier alternative to what they usually take with them and find on board. Teaming up with the largest beauty packaging maker
in the world with years of experience in amenity kits allows us to reach out to the global travel community which is a great move forward for our start-up.” Cotarde’s products are tested by pilots and frequent travelers, and now the company is introducing a new size range
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We want all travelers to know there is a better, healthier alternative to what they usually take with them and find on board.” – DANUTA DUDEK-PELLON, CO-FOUNDER OF COTARDE of its flagship travel skincare suitable for amenity-kits – DayDream Mousse Cream and Face with a View Concentrated Cream (both in 5 to 15ml biodegradable tubes) – as well as two new travel skincare formulas complementing the performance of the face creams: Pick Me Up Skin Balm and Hands-On Cream. The new exclusive skincare additions to its travel-friendly lineup are
placed in a soft cotton pouch designed and developed by the TravelPlus Supplier of the Year Albéa Travel Designer featuring Cotarde’s signature graphics. Albéa Travel Designer provides tailor-made travel kit design alongside complete project management, including logistics coordination, quality control and partnerships with prestigious and emerging brands – those that are independent and those steeped in history; small brands and large; and local and international. Based in Miami, Cotarde is the world’s first skincare brand entirely dedicated to travelers. Launched in 2017 by a pilot and chemist duo, Danuta Dudek, PhD, MSc, and Victor Pellon, MBA, MSc, Cotarde has racked up multiple awards since its inception: Best Beauty Startup 2018 by INNOCOS, Best Indie Beauty Brand 2018 by Cosmetics Design, and Highly Commended Best International Breakthrough Brand at the 2018 Pure Beauty Awards. By testing its products on real-life travelers and not animals, Cotarde ensures every product works instantly and in a multifunctional way under harsh, changing conditions. Cotarde’s unisex, lightweight and cabin-friendly products are designed to make travel experiences effortless.