Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has partnered with Samsonite to launch Samsonite’s first ever duty-free store in the Middle East.

The Samsonite store will be the ultimate destination for travelers looking for a unique brand experience whilst transiting or departing from the award-winning Hamad International Airport (HIA). The world’s largest travel luggage company is recognised for its outstanding line of travel luggage and accessories.

The store offers the latest range of Samsonite Sustainable Products as well as allowing passengers to personalise their favorite Samsonite purchase by being able to emboss their initials on a number of Samsonite products they purchase.

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Vice President, Qatar Duty Free, Mr. Thabet Musleh, said: “We are delighted to partner with Samsonite to open this first ever Duty-Free boutique of Samsonite in the Middle East at our home and hub, HIA. At QDF, we are constantly searching for the very best products and services to offer our customers to enhance their travel experience. Qatar Duty Free is constantly expanding its offerings by partnering with a range of luxury brands to provide innovative and memorable experiences for our customers, giving them an experience worth travelling for.”

Business Head: Samsonite & Tumi Middle East, East Africa, CIS & SAARC, Mr. Shaheen Jamil commented: “We are pleased to partner with Qatar Duty Free to launch our first Samsonite Duty Free Boutique in the Middle East, giving travelers the opportunity to experience our brand exclusively. This is the first time we have launched a boutique in partnership with a duty-free retailer in the Middle East, and we are delighted to be showcasing our best collection of sustainable as well latest regular products at Qatar Duty Free.”

Qatar’s Hamad International Airport, in partnership with Qatar Duty Free, continues to look out for exclusive retail, hospitality and lifestyle experiences to match the needs of its millions of visitors – offering a unique opportunity for brands and businesses to connect with a truly global audience. HIA’s expansion will also further enhance the multi-dimensional offerings of the five-star airport by integrating art collections and lush greenery as well as hosting contemporary retail and dining concepts among other leisure attractions and facilities under one expansive world-class terminal.

As the Official Airport Partner for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, HIA is ready to create memorable experiences for travelling fans from across the globe by hosting the best stores and boutiques and ensuring seamless connectivity though the airport. As the country gears up to welcome thousands of visitors during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, HIA is preparing to boost its capacity to welcome over 58 million passengers per year.