Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is thrilled to have been shortlisted for three prestigious awards by the 2018 Frontier Awards, including ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’, ‘Inflight Retailer of the Year’, and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year by a Retailer.’ Now in its 34th year, the Frontier Awards remain one of the most prestigious set of accolades given to stakeholders of the global travel retail industry.

The Frontier Awards ceremony will be held on 3 October at the Mandelieu-La Napoule Congress and Exhibition Centre in Cannes, France during the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition and Conference. The annual global event acknowledges best practice, rewards innovation and celebrates excellence across the global travel retail channel.

According to Head of Qatar Duty Free Thabet Musleh, they are delighted to be nominated for three categories at the 2018 Frontier Awards, which he said, sets a benchmark for excellence in the industry.

At Qatar Duty Free, we constantly seek to provide new and exciting experiences for our passengers. We are proud that this has been recognised with the nomination from the Frontier Awards this year. We will continue to push boundaries and ensure our passengers are provided with five-star service, both in flight and at our home and hub at Hamad International Airport, giving them an experience worth travelling for.’

One of the largest duty free retailers in the world providing travellers with world-class shopping experience under one roof, QDF boasts more than 90 elegant boutiques and luxury, high-end and mid-range stores and outlets, as well as more than 30 restaurants and cafés. Luxury brands available at HIA include Gucci, Bulgari, Hermès, Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Moncler, Rolex and Harrods.

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