The award-winning retailer once again sponsors the Hole-in-One competition with a grand prize of $155,000
DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is proud once again to be the Official Partner of the CBQ Golf Masters Tournament. The four-day tournament will be held at Education City Golf Club (ECGC) from 11 March to 14 March 2021 against the stunning backdrop of the 2022 Education City World Cup Stadium. 144 elite golfers will be competing for the coveted Mother of Pearl Trophy. Jorge Campillo, 2020 CBQ Masters Champion, will be defending his title against an impressive lineup of players including Chris Wood, 2013 CBQ Golf Masters winner and three times European Tour winner, Brandon Stone.
QDF will continue the long-standing tradition of sponsoring the Hole-in-One Competition, rewarding any player who makes a hole-in-one on the 9th hole, a QDF voucher worth $155,000. In its 10-year history, only two players have scooped this prize. The most recent hole-in-one competition winner was Jake McLeod of Australia at the 2019 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club.
Qatar Duty Free Vice President Operations, Mr. Thabet Musleh, said: “Qatar Duty Free is delighted to continue its partnership with the Commercial Bank Qatar Golf Masters, as part of our commitment to the Qatar National 2030 Vision and desire to bring people together through one of the many prestigious global sporting events hosted in Qatar. The Commercial Bank Masters Golf Tournament has been a significant sports event in Qatar for more than 20 years, and we are proud once again to sponsor this year’s tournament despite challenges COVID19 has presented across the last 12 months.
“Last year, Education City Golf Club hosted an amazing tournament and we are thrilled to welcome world-class players to this stunning golf course and to a new challenge this year. We wish all the players a very enjoyable and successful tournament.”
Qatar Duty Free and Qatar Airways are proud to be major sponsors of many sporting events around the world. Qatar Duty Free and Qatar Airways and are also the official retail and airline sponsors of the 2021 Qatar ExxonMobil Open and Qatar Total Open Women’s Tennis Tournaments.
About Qatar Duty Free
One of the largest duty free offers in the world, QDF boasts an impressive portfolio of more than 90 luxury and affordable retail outlets, as well as more than 30 restaurants and cafés at the award winning Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Qatar Duty Free offers an extensive selection of luxury boutiques, including Bulgari, Burberry, Gucci, Harrods, Hermès, Hublot, Loro Piana, Moncler, and Tiffany & Co, as well as its own multi-brand concept shops and duty free stores.
QDF has undergone a complete transformation of its flagship store and has enhanced the HIA retail portfolio with the addition of a new beauty concept store, a multi-brand women’s fashion store, and a stunning Hublot boutique.
QDF’s retail offering is reflected in the diversity of its dedicated team of over 1,800 multi-cultural staff, who are available 24/7 to deliver an outstanding service to customers travelling through HIA.
Qatar Duty Free, along with Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport hosted the world’s most influential airport commercial revenues conference, the 2019 Trinity Forum.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase. The expansion project will include 11,720 sqm of landscaped retail and F&B space, which will enhance the multi-dimensional offerings of the five-star airport by integrating world-class art collection and refreshing environment of lush greenery with contemporary retail and dining concepts among other leisure attractions and facilities under one expansive terminal. The airport’s capacity will also increase to accommodate 53 million passengers annually by 2022.
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About Qatar Airways:
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.
Hamad International Airport (HIA), the airline’s home and hub, was recently ranked “Third Best Airport in the World”, among 550 airports worldwide, by the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2020. Rising from fourth position in 2019 to third in 2020, HIA has been steadily rising in the ‘World’s Best Airports’ rankings since the start of its operations in 2014. In addition, HIA was voted the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the sixth year in a row and ‘Best Staff Service in the Middle East’ for the fifth year in a row.
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 160 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 4,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, B777, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. Qatar Airways, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM, reflecting the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight in the belly-hold of passenger aircraft to an extensive global network. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters and 24 Boeing 777 freighters.
Qatar Executive is the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group. Luxury jet services are available for worldwide charter on board the operator’s wholly-owned business jet fleet. Qatar Executive is the launch customer for Gulfstream’s G700, the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 and largest commercial operator of the G650ER worldwide. Qatar Executive’s service portfolio also includes aircraft management, maintenance and Fixed Based Operator services.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways