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World Duty Free to open in Mattala

Turning a new chapter in Sri Lanka's duty free industry, "World Duty Free," (WDF)which comes under the management of Autogrill Lanka Limited, a subsidiary of World Duty Free Group was ceremonially opened at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA)yesterday in the presence of Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited Chairman Prasanna Wickramasuriya and World Duty Free Group International Operation Director Pedro Castro. World Duty Free was earlier named as Autogrill Lanka Limited.

World Duty Free Group International Operation Director
Pedro Castro ,Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka )
Limited Chairman Prasanna Wickramasuriya and World
Duty Free -Sri Lanka CEO Dimantha Kinigama ceremonially
opening the re-branded “World Duty Free” facility at
the Bandaranaike International Airport. Picture By Saliya

Italian Based Autogrill company, a world's leading food, beverages and retail services provider brought over three international duty free operators namely, World Duty Free, Aldeasa and Alfa and combined these three companies by establishing the "World Duty Free" brand name. World Duty Free, is also on the look out to open another store at the Mattala International Airport in Hambantota. Autogrill Lanka Limited, Marketing Manager Chaminda Weerathunga told Daily News Business.

World Duty Free is considered to be the "Rolls Royce" of the duty free industry and have a world renowned product range in all categories such as confectionery, perfume cosmetics, spirits and etc.

All travelers passing through the BIA will now have the opportunity to get the best possible duty free shopping deals ,superior products and unmatched level of service through the re-branded "World Duty Free" facility.

World Duty Free footprint spans across over 260 stores in 67 locations and World Duty Free Group has its presence in key international airports from Vancouver to Valencia and London to Madrid.

In line with the opening ceremony, "Roberto Cavalli" most recognized and latest perfume brand in the duty free retail arena was also officially added to WDF perfume range.


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