Dubai Duty Free collects two awards for airport retail services


DDF, which achieved sales of $1.85 billion in 2016, came out tops in the readers’ survey conducted by the magazine within the category `Best Airport for Duty Free Shopping in the Middle East’.

DDF executive vice-chairman and CEO Colm McLoughlin said: “This award reflects the views and opinions of frequent travelers and to receive this for the 16th consecutive year is very special and reflects the hard work of all of our employees.”

Second award

Meanwhile, at the recent Duty Free News International (DFNI) Asia/Pacific Awards for Travel-Retail Excellence, which were held in Singapore, Dubai Duty Free walked away with the ‘Middle East Travel Retailer of the Year’ award for the 17th consecutive time.

McLoughlin said: “The DFNI awards recognize 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.” The DFNI awards are a celebration of the very best in the duty free industry in the Asia/Pacific region and based on votes from industry partners.



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