Sudish Sukumaran won US$1million in popular Qatar Duty Free Millionaire Draw

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DOHA, Qatar, 2015-9-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free is delighted to announce that the winner of its US$1 million prize draw in September 2015 is Mr Sudish Sukumaran. Mr Sukumaran is Qatar Duty Free’s 20th winner of the Millionaire Draw held at Hamad International Airport (HIA), Doha.

Qatar Duty Free has also announced Abdullah Al Shareef, a Saudi national who became the proud new owner of a Bentley Continental GT Speed courtesy of QDF’s luxury car draw without even travelling to HIA, having purchased the winning ticket online via www.qatardutyfree.com.qa

Both prize draws were conducted at Hamad International Airport and were presided over by Qatar Duty Free’s Vice President of Branded Stores, Mr Luis Gasset and Hamad International Airport’s Vice President Commercial – HIA, Mr Abdulaziz Al Mass.

Winner Mr Sudish Sukumaran, an Indian national who lives in Doha, said: “When I received the announcement that I had won the prize I immediately called my wife and family to share the wonderful moment with them. I will save the money for my children’s education; I want them to have the opportunity to complete their academic studies at the best schools and universities available. Thank you Qatar Duty Free for this amazing opportunity.”

Keith Hunter, Senior Vice President, Qatar Duty Free said: “Qatar Duty Free’s Millionaire Draw has created 20 extremely grateful millionaires in the past nine years. Together with the 147 luxury car draws we have completed Qatar Duty Free has been able to create many special occasions for passengers travelling through Hamad International Airport. The next luxury car draw will be for a highly-desirable and rare Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, a highlight for 2015.”

The Qatar Duty Free Millionaire Draw is a highly popular promotion with only 5,000 tickets sold for each prize draw, and has continued to generate a tremendous response from passengers since its introduction in 2006. Future opportunities for departing and transit passengers to purchase US Dollar Millionaire raffle tickets, are also available online. For more details on how you could win a luxury car, visit https://www.qatardutyfree.com.qa and buy a ticket from Qatar Duty Free.

The winning millionaire ticket was number 3069 and the winning luxury car ticket was number 0511.

At Hamad International Airport, Qatar Duty Free offers 40,000 m2 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 Hamad International Airport caters to all passengers’ tastes. In addition, more than 30 cafes and restaurants offer a sumptuous selection of global and local cuisine.

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Notes to Editors:

About Qatar Duty Free:
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) operates out of Hamad International Airport (HIA) in addition to an outlet at Doha Port. The innovative, award-winning duty free operator has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth year-on-year and is now the second largest duty free operator in the Middle East. In April 2015, QDF won the Global Travel Retailer of the Year category at the DFNI Global Awards, for the third year in a row.

For more information and full terms and conditions, please visit www.qatardutyfree.com.qa

Further information:
Qatar Airways Group Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 5350

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Hamad International Airport’s Vice President Commercial - HIA, Mr Abdulaziz Al Mass (second from right) and Qatar Duty Free’s Vice President of Branded Stores, Mr Luis Gasset (second from left) hold a cheque in the amount of one million USD for Qatar Duty Free’s 20th winner of the Millionaire Draw.

Hamad International Airport’s Vice President Commercial – HIA, Mr Abdulaziz Al Mass (second from right) and Qatar Duty Free’s Vice President of Branded Stores, Mr Luis Gasset (second from left) hold a cheque in the amount of one million USD for Qatar Duty Free’s 20th winner of the Millionaire Draw.

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