Our Cigar Journal editor, Samuel Spurr, embarks on a journey to Asia and inquires about the development of the cigar industry in Malaysia.
The Academia is open to manufacturers, distributors, retailers worldwide and to the general public. They have their own events, but they are also open to hosting third-party events geard towards promoting premium cigars.
Monthly cigar subscription box company CigarClub.com announces the hiring of Shanda Lee as chief marketing officer (CMO), completing its C-suite expansion.
Tobacco distributor Plasencia 1865, headquartered in Miami, Fla., has promoted José Luis Plasencia to vice president. In his new role, José Luis Plasencia will oversee the entire distribution process and business operations for the company and will support sales representatives around the country.
Mike Choi – a former UK Habano Sommelier competition winner and runner up in the competition final in Havana itself – has launched a new online boutique cigar importation business in the UK.
Hong Kong-based cigar distributors Cigraal, headed by Eric Piras, has announced a distribution deal with Ashton Cigars for China and will become their agent in the wider Asia-Pacific market.
Kafie 1901 was established five years ago with the name acknowledging the year the Kafie family arrived in Honduras from Lebanon.
Gurkha Cigars has named Christine Martinez de Castro as Director of Marketing and Public Relations.
“Cinco Décadas: The Rise of the Nicaraguan Cigar” is a beautiful book launched by Joya De Nicaragua at the 2018 InterTabac trade show on 22 September which celebrates the soul of Nicaragua and that of the people, past and present, of Joya De Nicaragua.
Steven Bailey’s family has been working in the tobacco business for generations. With the advent of FDA-regulations, Steven Bailey has found a way into the premium cigar business.
Most people know the cigar company Alec Bradley, but many don’t realize the company’s founder is actually Alan Rubin.
Royal Agio Cigars announced today that they will be distributing La Flor Dominicana brands in Germany and The Netherlands.