Today, 28th November, Dubai Duty Free celebrated the UAE’s 47th National Day as all departments came together for a programme of activities that were enjoyed by both Emiratis and their expat colleagues at the company’s Head Office in Umm Ramool.
In the presence of some invited guests from the media including Dubai TV, the celebrations were officially opened by the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Colm McLoughlin, and were commemorated with the UAE National Anthem, which was followed by local a traditional Emirati dance performances and cake-cutting ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. McLoughlin said: “UAE National Day is a time for people from all backgrounds to experience the nation’s rich culture and I am proud to see our Emirati and expat colleagues come together to celebrate this very important event in the country.”
As part of the celebrations, employees enjoyed an Emirati exhibition on the grounds of the Dubai Duty Free Head Office. The exhibition showcased the UAE’s rich traditions and history, and included attractions such as live cooking of traditional Emirati cuisine, calligraphy and henna decorations, all of which the employees actively participated in.
Earlier on, Dubai Duty Free has announced a 20% discount offer across a wide range of products from 30th November to 2nd December to all arriving and departing passengers travelling through Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport. The promotion applies to major categories including perfumes, cosmetics, watches, costume jewellery, precious jewellery, handbags, luggage, sunglasses, ladies, men's & children's fashion, confectionery and delicatessen.