Swedish beauty and tech giant FOREO, alongside the Swiss-developed anti-aging sister-brand FAQ, announced the latest opening at Macau International Airport. Following their successful debut on the CDF Macau Online Store, the placements for both brands will now feature on highly visible back wall installations.
Global Travel Retail Director of FOREO Group Gary Leong said “We are extremely proud to be expanding both of our brands so quickly in Macau. The placements at Macau International Airport are a significant success for us, and we are pleased to be in partnership with such professional and reputable names. We look forward to further expansion in Macau as the tourism industry in the region continues to recover.”
Group CEO of King Power Group (Hong Kong), Mr Sunil Tuli, expressed equal sentiments. “We are pleased to welcome such famous brands onto our roster of names at Macau International Airport. Having both FOREO and FAQTM on board will no doubt increase the reputation of duty-free shopping at the airport, and we look forward to welcoming travellers back with a wide range of brands for them to browse.”
Recent data shows that tourism in Macau is recovering gradually due to the resumption of exit endorsements for mainland China residents to travel to Macau, with visitor arrivals totalling 2,189,401 in Q2, 2021 which increased by 25.9% compared to Q1. Per-capita spending of visitors hit a surge of 128.6% on YoY in Q1 of 2021, with Q2 seeing an increase of 15.9% to a total spending of MOP 7.16 billion.
Macau is an autonomous region on the south coast of China, across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong. With giant casinos and malls on the Cotai Strip, Macau has earned the nickname of Las Vegas of Asia. One of the more striking landmarks is the tall Macau Tower, with striking panoramic views. With a population of around 680,000, gambling and tourism make for Macau’s most significant source of revenue. Macau was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005, boasting scenic spots such as the A-Ma Temple, the Historic Centre of Macau, and the Ruins of St. Paul’s.
King Power Group (Hong Kong) is the founding member of Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association. Ranked in the world’s top 25 duty-free business owners, King Power Group (Hong Kong) has expanded into the main Asia Pacific regions, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Cambodia.
In Q4, 2021, FOREO Group will continue to enhance its exposure in both domestic and travel retail channels in Macau, where new stores will be open at the New Yaohan in Grand Lisboa Palace Resort and Heinemann at the Lisboeta Macau. Products from the FOREO Group are also available at multiple travel retail channels in Macau with Duty Free Americas at the Venetian, Dufry at the Shoppes Venetian, Dufry at the Shoppes Parisian and DFS Studio City, MGM Cotai, Four Seasons, City of Dreams.