A partnership with Hainan Tourism Development has seen the brand open their second large scale downtown Duty Free in Sanya, on the Chinese island of Hainan.
Under a strategic supply and service agreement with HTI, Lagardère Travel Retail has brought 278 brands to Hainan for today’s opening. Product categories including Perfumes & Cosmetics, Fashion & Accessories, Watches & Jewellery, Wine & Spirits, Confectionery & Fine Food, Toys can be found on more than 30,000sq m over five floors.
In addition to its global Duty Free expertise and experience developing large-scale, high end travel retail concessions, Lagardère Travel Retail is bringing the best of its portfolio of brand partners to the project, including all key Western and Asian Beauty brands, a wide range luxury Fashion, high-end Watches, fine Liquor, etc. Over a dozen of these brands are new to Hainan. These new and exclusive brands include Dyptique, Byredo, Gucci Makeup, Victoria’s Secret, Blancpain, Hublot, Fred, MaxMara Weekend, Lanvin, etc.
Commenting on this opening, Eudes Fabre, CEO for North Asia at Lagardère Travel Retail said: “We are very excited to play a leading role in Sanya’s world-class new Duty Free project. Working in close partnership with Hainan Tourism Investment Development, we made this large-scale opening happen in record time. It is a very ambitious project in terms of scale and timing and I’m very proud of how our teams, locally and globally based, came together to rise to the challenge of delivering a comprehensive and enchanting Duty Free shopping experience in downtown Sanya.”