Qatar Duty-Free (QDF), in conjunction with Parfums Christian Dior, has opened a one-of-a-kind boutique for passengers traveling through the award-winning Hamad International Airport (HIA) this spring.
The new Maison Christian Dior collection showcases a large and luminous offer, which includes 22 perfumes. The Maison Christian Dior boutique is located in the main retail atrium of HIA for all passengers to experience.
Head of Qatar Duty-Free, Mr. Thabet Musleh, said “We constantly strive to evolve our offering and to delight our customers with new and exciting experiences. We are proud to be the first airport retailer in the Middle East to launch a Maison Christian Dior boutique. It has been an instant success with all our passengers, which includes the addition of two new perfumes created exclusively for the Middle Eastern customer at our award-winning airport as part of the collection. Once again, it has been a privilege to work with our key partner Parfums Christian Dior to bring this elegant new boutique to HIA, making Maison Christian Dior at QDF an experience worth traveling for.”
Christian Dior, said “Having guests is to make yourself responsible for their happiness as long as they are under your roof. And it is exactly the philosophy of our retail experience,” said Frank Dagher Hayeck, Travel Retail Director for Parfums Christian Dior Orient. “We are very proud to partner with Qatar Duty-Free to open this “Parisian home with a window on Grasse”, where all travelers at HIA can discover a scent, find a gift for themselves or their loved ones and enjoy the exclusive Art of Gifting that the brand offers on site.”
One of the largest duty-free retailers in the world, Qatar Duty-Free boasts more than 90 elegant boutiques and luxury, high-end stores, as well as more than 30 restaurants and cafés covering an area of 40,000 square meters at Hamad International Airport in Doha. The opening of the Maison Christian Dior boutique follows a string of recent store launches at HIA, including the third branch of the Gold shop, the opening of luxury British perfume boutique Penhaligon’s, the second Harrods store and Polo Ralph Lauren. These recent store openings are part of QDF’s continuous efforts to provide passengers with a memorable five-star experience at the award-winning airport.
Hamad International Airport (HIA), the home of QDF, has already met a number of significant milestones in 2018, including being ranked fifth ‘Best Airport in the World’ at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2018. HIA was also honored with the title of the fourth ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ and the fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ in the world and is the only airport in the Middle East in the world’s top 10 airports of 2018. At the annual awards ceremony, HIA also took home the title of ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the fourth year in a row, and ‘Best Staff Service in the Middle East’ for the third year in a row. In addition, QDF was recently awarded ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global awards 2018.