Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017
At the recent Duty Free News International (DFNI) Asia/Pacific Awards for Travel-Retail Excellence, Dubai’s famous Duty Free grabbed the ‘Middle East Travel Retailer of the Year’ award for the 17th consecutive time, which took place in Singapore.
To quote Commenting on the award, Colm McLoughlin, executive vice chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free, ‘The DFNI awards recognise excellence in service, innovation and quality within the airport retail sector and as such it is fantastic to receive this recognition for the 17th time. We never grow complacent when it comes to our retail offer and our overall service and I would like to join our chairman, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum in thanking our team of staff and all of those who voted for Dubai Duty Free.’
Showcasing Dubai Duty Free in Singapore, Saba Tahir, the senior vice president for purchasing received the award on the night from Kapila Gohel, DFNI editor as well.
In the entire duty free industry, the DFNI awards mean a celebration of the very best in the Asia/Pacific Region. They are majorly based on votes received from industry partners. The awards ceremony was held to coincide with the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) exhibition and conference.