Qatar Duty Free, UnionPay International unite

April 13, 2015 10:26 am

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has announced that UnionPay cardholders will benefit from a 10% discount when they shop at QDF in Hamad International Airport (HIA) up until July 20, 2015.

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has announced that UnionPay cardholders will benefit from a 10% discount when they shop at QDF in Hamad International Airport (HIA) up until July 20, 2015. Passengers who are holders of a UnionPay card can claim their discount on a variety of products across QDF’s enormous portfolio of more than 70 stores located within the airport’s 25,000m² duty free shopping area.

“Following our extremely popular Chinese New Year promotion at Hamad International Airport, we are delighted to continue our support for our Chinese clientele by offering UnionPay cardholders a 10% discount until July 20, 2015,” said Senior Vice President Qatar Duty Free, Mr. Keith Hunter. “China is an extremely important market for us and we are pleased to recognise this by offering something back to our Chinese passengers in the form of this exciting promotion.”

“As China becomes the world’s second largest source for global tourism, we are catering to the ever-increasing individual and in-depth tours that have become more popular to continuously enrich our global cardholder privilege system,” said Dong Li, Chief Branding Officer of UnionPay International. “Airport duty free shops are must-visit shopping sites for many during their travels, and we wish to provide our cardholders with better card-using experiences at airports around the world by rolling out the latest privilege programme.”

This promotion, which is titled ‘Travel Your Way – Enjoy the World Your Way’, will benefit the many passengers flying to or through Hamad International Airport (HIA) from destinations such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Passengers from these three destinations generate a significant percentage of annual sales at Hamad International Airport and QDF is proud to partner with UnionPay International and offer something back to these dedicated customers.

At Hamad International Airport, Qatar Duty Free offers 40,000 square metres of combined retail, food and beverage facilities, establishing the retailer as a premier shopping and dining destination. With more than 70 retail outlets offering an unprecedented selection of designer labels, fashion, electronics, gourmet foods and much more, Qatar Duty Free at HIA caters to all passengers’ tastes. In addition, more than 30 cafés and restaurants offer a sumptuous selection of global and local cuisine ensuring something for everyone. Other luxury brands also available at HIA include: Bulgari, Hermès, Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Mont Blanc, Rolex and Chanel.

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