Qatar Duty Free is a shopping emporium at the heart of Qatar’s state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport, where more than 40,000 square metres of combined retail and dining, makes the airport a destination worth travelling for.
At Qatar Duty Free you will discover more than 90 boutiques and more than 30 cafés and restaurants, turning your stay at the airport into an unforgettable five-star experience that you will look forward to repeating every time you travel through Doha.
A whole world of exclusives awaits at Qatar Duty Free – which boasts a hand-picked portfolio of affordable and luxury brands that make shopping in Hamad International Airport an essential part of every passenger’s journey. From Harrods to Hermès, the award-winning Qatar Duty Free brings together some of the world’s leading brands in a sophisticated environment designed to make your experience both memorable and relaxing.
Qatar Duty Free complements the five-star service offered in the sky by Qatar Airways with five-star service on the ground so that you have a seamless transition when you arrive at or depart from Hamad International Airport. Our friendly and professional staff are on hand 24/7 to help and give advice when it comes to making the perfect duty free purchase either as a gift or to take home as a souvenir.
Qatar Duty Free has even devised and delivered its own coffee-house brand – Jamocha, an already popular coffee café offering fair trade coffee and a variety of freshly prepared snacks at six locations around the airport. And this is just one of more than 30 other dining options available to choose from while you make the most of your journey through Qatar.
The award-winning Qatar Duty Free at Hamad International Airport – turning a stopover into a shopover. Another class of Duty Free.
Dufry is the world’s leading global travel retailer, operating close to 2,200 duty free and duty paid shops in around 380 locations across 64 countries in all five continents. With over 60 years of experience in travel retail, Dufry provides its customers with access to prestigious products from more than 1,000 suppliers of the most renowned global and local brands. The retail channels where Dufry is present are airports, cruise lines, seaports, border shops, railway stations and downtown tourist areas.
The company’s more than 28,000 employees serve the needs of the customers in different shop concepts such as general travel retail shops, convenience stores, brand boutiques, specialised shops and theme stores, as well as in Dufry Shopping, which is a duty paid concept dedicated to domestic passengers. The Dufry retail brand portfolio includes World Duty Free, Nuance, Hudson, Hellenic Duty Free Shops, RegStaer, Duty Free Shop Argentina, Duty Free Shop Uruguay and Colombian Emeralds.
Dufry’s unique geographic footprint and the comprehensive portfolio of retail concepts generates added value for landlords and suppliers alike. While landlords benefit from the company’s extensive know-how on customer shopping habits and its ability to maximise retail revenues, suppliers get access to a unique window display opportunity to showcase their global brands and products around the world in a mix of mature and emerging markets and ultimately to increase sales. Last but not least, Dufry – as a public company listed on the Swiss and Brazilian stock exchanges – is a financially strong business partner able to realise state-of-the-art retail environments, including the latest digital technologies, to convey seamless shopping experiences to travellers.
L’Oréal, the world’s leading beauty company, has catered to all forms of beauty in the world for over 100 years and has built an unrivalled portfolio of international, diverse and complementary brands. L’Oréal is aiming to win over new consumers with its universalization strategy, which seeks to meet the diverse beauty needs of men and women around the world.
Travel retail is considered at L’Oréal as a “sixth continent.” All of the Group’s major brands, from Luxury (Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, Armani, Kiehl’s, Urban Decay…) to Mass-Market (L’Oréal Paris,Essie…), from dermo-cosmetics (Vichy, La Roche Posay) to haircare products (Kérastase) have the opportunity to develop on this ‘sixth continent’.
Travel retail plays a strategic role in showcasing 23 L’Oréal brands and in recruiting new consumers. As such, this channel can contribute to recruit new consumers. L’Oréal is constantly adapting to the increasing diversity of travellers across the world and is ideally positioned to offer them the products they seek, whatever their beauty rituals or their purchasing power. Within travel retail, L’Oréal is the only Group to offer such a varied and complete range of beauty products. L’Oréal already has extensive expertise and strong relationships with client-retailers, and has high ambition for the future of the channel.
Mars International Travel Retail brings global confectionery brands such as M&M’s®, Snickers®, Galaxy®, Maltesers®, Twix®, Skittles® and Extra® to billions of travellers all over the world. Part of Mars Wrigley Confectionery – the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruity confections – we know why travellers shop, and what they look for.
Guided by Five Principles that unite the company across geographies, languages, cultures and generations, a close team of 60 global Associates meet consumer needs across the whole confectionery category – bringing a smile to every journey in a world where every day is a global day.
Rituals Cosmetics is the first brand in the world to combine home & body cosmetics. With its product line – from luxury body care and natural advanced skincare to precious mineral make-up, scented candles, fragrance sticks and Soulwear – Rituals Cosmetics inspires people to transform their daily routines into beautiful, meaningful moments.
Not only does the product range continue to expand, but the number of stores around the world has been growing each year as well. The luxury brand has over 730 stores, more than 2,150 shop-in-shops and 4 city spas in 29 countries worldwide.
Rituals Cosmetics has expanded rapidly in the travel industry, on airlines, cruise liners and ferries as well as in airports and hotels. It has also seen significant duty free growth, with stores on more than 140 luxury cruise liners, 10 different airlines and in several major airports worldwide. For more information, visit Rituals.com.
For LACOSTE, Life is a Beautiful Sport!
Since the very first polo was created in 1933, LACOSTE relies on its authentic sportive roots to spring optimism and elegance on the world thanks to a unique and original lifestyle for women, men and children.
With a vision to be the leading player in the premium casual wear market, the brand is today present in 120 countries through a selective distribution network. Two LACOSTE items are sold every second in the world.
As an international group gathering 10,000 women and men, LACOSTE offers a complete range of products: apparel, leather goods, fragrances, footwear, eyewear, home wear, watches and underwear, all of them being elaborated in the most qualitative, responsible and ethical way. In 2016, the brand garnered a turnover of more than 2 billion euros.
Leonidas was founded in 1913 by Leonidas Kestekides, a Greek confectioner whose lifelong dream was to make the luxury of chocolate accessible to everyone. It has become the mission statement of the Leonidas brand.
In 2013, Leonidas received the recognition of Royal Warrant Holder to the Belgian Royal Court: the culmination of more than 100 years of craftsmanship.
With 1,300 points of sale in 42 countries across Europe, North & South America, Middle East, Africa and Asia, Leonidas is by far the largest specialised chocolates manufacturer in the world today.
The ingredients of success? The preferred Belgian chocolates are made of high-quality ingredients and are affordable to everyone.
Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) was created in 1999 as a dedicated business unit and since its creation it has consistently invested in understanding the ever-changing needs of the world’s travellers.
NITR is therefore able to deliver real business value through a range of winning brands, targeted to meet clearly defined shopper needs. KitKat, Smarties, After Eight and Quality Street are all globally recognised brands which are tailored to meet the needs of travellers across the world, whilst Nestlé SWISS is a true industry exclusive proposition and demonstrates Nestlé’s ongoing commitment to the channel.
With more than 4,000 professionals, TOUS has promoted its corporate culture based on legacy, commitment and creativity since it was set up in 1920, when it started out in the jewellery business. Today TOUS, as a global brand, is present in more than 50 countries with more than 700 stores in cities such as Barcelona, Beijing, Dubai, Jeddah, Madrid, Mexico City, Miami, Moscow, New York, Paris, Rome, Shanghai and Tokyo.
With the mission of being desired around the world for offering fine jewellery and accessories that celebrate each moment of life as well as being an exciting brand, TOUS has the vision to be the most desirable and successful affordable luxury jewellery brand in the world, committed to adding value to customers, partners and society as a whole.
Travel Food Services (TFS) is India’s leading travel food & beverage and retail company, with over 300 outlets across travel-hubs including airports, railway stations and highways spread across 19 cities. With major concessions across key airports including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru, TFS has been transforming travel experience for over 75 million passengers every year through a variety of cuisines across its diverse formats of restaurants, cafes, bars, food courts and lounges.
Travel Food Services is part of K Hospitality, which was founded in 1972 and is one of the largest conglomerates in the food & beverage sector in India. It has a presence across multiple verticals including hospitality, fine dining, catering, food services and travel retail.
TFS has partnered with SSP Plc UK, which brings 60 years of rich experience of the global travel retail market, thereby enabling TFS to strengthen its market leadership and continue to accelerate India growth in the years ahead.