Dubai Duty Free wins 'Best Duty Free Shops' at 9th Annual Global Traveler USA Awards
- United Arab Emirates: Saturday, December 29 - 2012 at 11:36
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At a cocktail reception at the award-winning The Peninsula Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, California, Dubai Duty Free was presented with the 'Best Duty Free Shops' award by the publishers of US-based magazine Global Traveler (GT) for the sixth consecutive year.
Discerning travellers recognized airlines, hotels, loyalty programmes and travel-related products in 71 travel-related categories.
Over the past nine years, Global Traveler's consistent, unbiased reporting has placed the GT Tested Reader Survey among the most highly regarded in the industry.
Commenting on the Global Traveler Award, Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman of Dubai Duty Free, said, "We are delighted to accept this award for the sixth consecutive year and we thank the readers of the Global Traveler magazine for once again voting for Dubai Duty Free for being the very best of the best."
The Global Traveler USA Award follows on from the Frontier Award for 'Best Airport Retailer of the Year' won by Dubai Duty Free for an unprecedented sixth time. The Frontier award was presented in October during the annual Tax Free World Association (TFWA) in Cannes.
The operation celebrated its 29th Anniversary on 20th December with 25% discount offer on a wide range of merchandise, with the daily sales reaching Dhs76.91m ($21m) in the 24-hour period. Looking forward at the end of the year, Dubai Duty Free is expecting to record sales figures close to Dhs5.9bn ($1.6bn).
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