Doha, QATAR – Qatar Duty Free (QDF), the second largest Duty Free operator in the Middle East has announced an exciting summer promotion until August 31 for passengers departing from, or transiting through, Doha International Airport (DIA).
Having witnessed fantastic success year on year, this next edition of the Summer Surprises Promotion offers passengers who spend QR 550 (US$150) or more on duty free purchases will be given a Scratch & Win coupon to win instant assured prizes.
Those with a Scratch & Win coupon will – on the spot – win prizes that include Gold coins, Canon cameras, Samsonite travel accessories, QDF Luxury Car Draw and Motorbike Draw raffle tickets, LG mobiles, Apple iPads, watches, QDF gift vouchers, QDF discount coupons, and many others.
Double Scratch & Win Coupons will be extended to MasterCard members who will make purchases with their credit card.
Qatar Duty Free offers a wide assortment of the latest products across various categories, including cosmetics, electronics, clothing, jewellery, confectionary and much more.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker commended the efforts of Qatar Duty Free in providing travellers with exciting promotions and memorable shopping experiences at Doha International Airport.
“We are constantly striving to augment the travel retail experience for our passengers and are confident of making Qatar Duty Free the preferred shopping destination for all travellers,” he said.
Qatar Duty Free was recently named Travel Retailer of The Year at the Duty Free News International (DFNI) Global Awards for Travel-Retail Excellence that took place in London.
''The tremendous response received from customers in the past years for the summer promotion has encouraged us to bring back this exciting promotion once again.” said Qatar Duty Free Senior Vice-President, Keith Hunter.
“Our vast range of duty free products, ranging across leading international brands has been met with great delight amongst international travellers who have taken notice.
“We hope passengers will have an extra special memory of their travels this summer,” he added.
Qatar Duty Free operates within the Departures, Arrivals, VIP terminals and Premium Terminal of Doha International Airport. It also operates an outlet at Doha Port for a growing number of passengers arriving and departing the State of Qatar by sea.
The award-winning Duty Free operator has enjoyed consistent double digit growth year on year and is now the second largest Duty Free operator in the Middle East.
With the New Doha International Airport set to open in 2013, the Qatar Duty Free team is already working on creating over 25,000sqm of world class retail space, which will include exclusive branded boutiques and products to cater to passengers from all walks of life.
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