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Joy Of Giving Proving Successful at Bahrain Duty Free

Halfway through their Joy Of Giving Promotion which was launched in conjunction with MasterCard on December 1st; Bahrain Duty Free have hailed initial results as exceptional. The promotion offers customers making purchases in any of the Bahrain Duty Free stores at Bahrain International Airport an opportunity to instantly receive 15% back in shopping vouchers.

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Speaking about the promotion, Bahrain Duty Free Deputy General Manager Bassam Alwardi highlighted how “When we set up the targets for this amazing promotion we set ourselves ambitious targets and developed a number of staff incentives to achieve it. We are now halfway through the initiative and results so far are exceptional; exceeding our targets by over 20%”. Girish Nanda, Area Head for Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen, MasterCard echoed these sentiments: “We are delighted to have launched our first regional initiative with Bahrain Duty Free. They are known throughout the region for exceptional promotional offerings, and we believe that this promotion will be just the beginning of a long and exciting partnership with them.”

The promotion continues until December 31st.

Added on 23 December, 2014

Winner of the PORSCHE 911 CARRERA S Car Draw 285

Bahrain Duty Free is proud to announce the winner of the PORSCHE 911 CARRERA S Car Draw 285 which took place on December 21st  2014 at Bahrain International Airport. The lucky winner is Mr. Dinesh Kochhar " Indian " ticket number 644.

 

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Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) Mr. Marsele Abbas Hassan (Sales Assistant), Mr. Fadi Allam (General Manager), Mr. Bassam Alwardi (Deputy General Manager), Mr. Jesse Barrera (Passenger - who drew the winning ticket), Mr. Helal Al Saadoon ( BAC - Terminal Operations Manager), Ms. Deirdre Spillane (Head of Purchasing), Mr.Domnick O’Reilly (Head Of Operations), Ms. Sakina Rasheed  (Sales Assistant).

 We would like to congratulate Mr. Dinesh Kochhar on his win, and thank all participants for their support in this draw.

Added on 21 December, 2014

Bahrain Duty Free reports 15.2 Million US Dollar Profits in Nine Months of 2014

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Release Date: Wednesday 12th November 2014

Manama, Kingdom Of Bahrain; Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex (BDFSC) on Tuesday November 11th announced its financial results for the third quarter ended 30 September 2014. In the quarter, the Company achieved a net income of US $5.9m up on same quarter last year by 44.7%. This exceptional growth came on the back of the disposal of an investment where a profit of US$1.4m was earned. Sales in the third quarter were US$18.3m ahead of last year by 4.6%, while operating costs were down 2%. Profits before Investment income were 8.9%.

In the nine months, the Company achieved a net profit of US$ 15.2 million ahead of last year by 12.3%. Earnings per share at 14.2 US cents are also up by 13.0%. Passengers travelling through the Airport during the nine month period were 4.7 million and rose by 10.8% contributing significantly to the sales performance of US$54.9m an increase of 8.6% compared to last year. Operating costs were controlled well and grew by 2.1% only in the nine months. As a result, operating profits have increased by 11.4%. Investment income of US$6.7m increased by 28.2% for the nine months. Total Equity on Company’s Balance Sheet is US$111.9m representing a growth of 1.4% in the period.

Commenting on the results, the Chairman Mr. Farouk Al Moayyed, said: that the first nine months profits were excellent and complemented the Company’s operational and investment strategies. In addition to passengers, the marketing campaigns, product variety and enhancement to Customer service impacted on increasing the sales. 

Mr. Buhindi Added, that the Company is committed to continue its renovation and upgrading of the shops in the Airport and has already completed phase one of the capital project. Phase two will commence in the near future.

Added on 12 November, 2014

Winner of the MASERATI GRANTURISMO SPORT Car Draw 284

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the MASERATI GRANTURISMO SPORT winner Mr. Khalid Rashid  " Emirati " ticket number 0683

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Mr. Khalid Rashi (Winner) , Mr. Sujat Ameen (Business Support Manager).

Added on 18 October, 2014

Winner of the Infiniti G25 Car Draw 283

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Infiniti G25 car winner – Ms. Rita De Guzman “Filipino” ticket number 2932

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Ms. Rita De Guzman (Winner) , Mr. Sujat Ameen (Business Support Manager).

Added on 18 October, 2014

Winner of the MASERATI GRANTURISMO SPORT Car Draw 284

Bahrain Duty Free is proud to announce the winner of the MASERATI GRANTURISMO SPORT Car Draw 284 which took place on October 12th 2014 at Bahrain International Airport. The lucky winner is Mr. Khalid Rashid  " Emirati " ticket number 0683.

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Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) Ms. Fatima Al Banna (HR Manager), Shaikha Yousif (Sales Assistant), Mr.Domnick O’Reilly (Head Of Operations), Mr. Helal Al Saadoon ( BAC - Terminal Operations Manager), Ms. Marie Grace Royo (Passenger - who drew the winning ticket), Mr. Fadi Allam (General Manager), Ms. Deirdre Spillane (Head of Purchasing), Mr.Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Mr.Bassim Mohammed Khalil (Sales Assistant), Mr.Sujat Ameen (Business Support Manager).

 

We would like to congratulate Mr. Khalid Rashid  on his win, and thank all participants for their support in this draw.

 

Added on 12 October, 2014

Winner of the BMW 520 Car Draw 283

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the BMW 520 car winner Mr. Albaraa Younes (Saudi) ticket number 515

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Fadi Allam (General Manager), Mr. Albaraa Younes (Winner) , Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance).

Added on 08 October, 2014

Winner of the Lexus ES350 Car Draw 283

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Lexus ES350 car winner Mr. Mubarak Al Dossery (Saudi) ticket number 2765

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Bassam Alwardi (Head of HR & Marketing), Mr. Mubarak Al Dossery (Winner)

Added on 29 September, 2014

Winner of the BMW 520 Car Draw 283

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the BMW 520 car winner Mr. Ghazi Nasser (Saudi) ticket number 1753

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Bassam Alwardi (Head of HR & Marketing), Mr. Ghazi Nasser (Winner) , Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance),  Ms. Deirdre Spillane (Head of Purchasing).

 

Added on 25 September, 2014

Winner of the Infiniti G25 Car Draw 283

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Infiniti G25 Car Draw 283 Mr. Marwan Alaulaqi (Saudi) ticket number 2120

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Bassam Alwardi (Head of HR & Marketing), Mr. Marwan Alaulaqi (Winner) , Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance),  Ms. Deirdre Spillane (Head of Purchasing).

Added on 25 September, 2014