King Power wins big at World Travel Awards

Thailand January 21, 2019 15:55

By The Nation

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King Power Duty Free recently won the 2018 World’s Leading Airport Duty Free Operator at the 25th World Travel Awards in Lisbon, Portugal.



Joined by the industry’s key decision makers, executives, trade and consumer media from around the world, the award underlined the great potential and outstanding capability of a Thai company and strengthens Thailand’s tourism image in all dimensions as a world class destination. 

King Power is committed to the country and travel retail business and aims to revolutionise the benchmark for world-class Duty Free Shopping Experience. At the end of last year, King Power Duty Free won the regional award for Asia’s Leading Airport Duty Free Operator 2018 at the World Travel Awards held in Hong Kong.

King Power Duty Free received the highest votes among nine competitors, namely, China Duty Free Group, DFS, Dubai Duty Free, Dufry, Duty Free Americas, Heinemann Duty Free, Lagardere Travel Retail, Lotte Duty Free, and The Shilla Duty Free. 

The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to annually acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellence across key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries and is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. 

The award consists of three categories – World Awards, Regional Awards, and Country Awards.