Capitalising on the success of its Dolce & Gabana pop up store, Qatar Duty Free has increased the brand presence at HIADoha, Qatar – Qatar Duty Free (QDF) opened a brand new D&G store in the South Node of HIA part of the QDF Luxury area.
On the back of a successful D&G pop up experience in Vialle del Lusso and part of its ambition to always innovate in offering unique experiences to HIA passengers;QDF decided to partner with the Italian luxury fashion house; opening a dedicated D&G airport boutique.
HIA passengers can discover a wide choice from the full assortment of both women’s and men’s categories with key focuses on leather goods, accessories and ready-to-wear stories in line with the brand’s newest collections.
As the travel industry continues to welcome new generations of travelers, Qatar Duty Free has recognized the importance of catering to Gen Z and new type of passengers and we believe D&G boutique is an important addition to our offering for these passengers. We also welcome and support D&G sustainability commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and transitioning towards low-carbon, environmental-friendly practices which is well aligned with QDF sustainability approach says Mr Thabet Musleh, Senior Vice President Qatar Duty Free.
About Qatar Duty Free
Qatar Duty Free (QDF), a subsidiary of Qatar Airways group, is a shopping emporium at the heart of Hamad International Airport (HIA), with more than 37,000 square meters of duty-free and concession space. QDF boasts more than 180 luxury and affordable retail outlets and F&B outlets.
QDF offers an extensive selection of boutiques, multi-brand concept shops and duty free stores. In addition to its brand portfolio, QDF boasts a wide range of cuisines to suit every palette and budget at numerous dine in restaurants, cafes and grab and go outlets.
As part of its position within a powerful trinity of a retailer, an award-winning airport and a global airline, QDF is uniquely positioned to partner with travel retail brands to launch products and services, bringing exclusive experiences to customers.
Qatar Duty Free has been named the ‘World’s Leading Airport Duty Free Operator 2022’ and ‘the Middle East’s Leading Airport Duty Free Operator 2022’ in the World Travel Awards. QDF also won the 2022 “Best Customer Experience Airport Retailer” at Global Brands Magazine Awards.
Hamad International Airport won the “World’s Best Airport for Shopping” at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2023, attributed to Qatar Duty Free retail and F&B strategy to offer the best experience for passengers at the airport.