Le Clos Unveils New Stores at DXB T1 Arrivals
Le Clos, the award-winning fine wine and luxury spirits retailer, announced a major milestone with the opening of its latest stores at Dubai International (DXB) Terminal 1. Le Clos’ eighth and ninth outlets are the first to be located within Arrivals and represent a significant opportunity for Le Clos to expand its mission of offering travellers accessible luxury through an exceptional duty-free experience.
With a prime location in the Terminal 1 baggage claim area, the stores offer travellers a new and convenient Le Clos experience. For those already familiar with Le Clos, a hand-picked selection of more than 300 wines and over 80 whiskies will be available from which to choose.
For those passengers discovering Le Clos for the first time, the experience is made even easier with Le Clos highlighting a carefully curated Five Bottle Selections box set which includes a selection of ‘The World’s most admired wines’ and ‘Great wines of Bordeaux, both representing an exciting opportunity to enjoy a fabulous selection of wines at an equally enjoyable price at only US$105 and take full advantage of their duty-free allowance.
Iain Delaney, Chief Operating Officer at Maritime & Mercantile International (MMI), commented;
“Le Clos has a fantastic product range that delivers both quality and value and we are delighted that passengers arriving into Terminal 1 can now discover the Le Clos experience. This new arrivals location opens up the opportunity for even more travellers to sample the Le Clos offer first-hand and enjoy the in-store expertise and world-class service from our friendly team of qualified wine and spirts professionals who will be happy to recommend the perfect item for any occasion.”
Whilst purchase on arrival will play an important role in the new stores’ success, Le Clos will continue with its ambition to drive increased sales via its online Click & Collect service. This service provides customers with an increased level of convenience and flexibility. They can browse at their leisure the constantly updated and evolving portfolio of over 1,200 products, then purchase from the comfort of home or the sky and seamlessly schedule the pick-up of goods when they arrive at Dubai International Airport from the new store.
Eugene Barry, Executive Vice President, Dubai Airports Commercial Group, added;
“Together with our partners, we’re committed to offering travellers unique experiences, and the highest levels of service, across our airports. The addition of Le Clos’ eighth and ninth airport store is very much in line with this objective.”
During the launch phase of the new stores, Le Clos will also offer a range of promotions and exclusives including ‘two bottles of Billecart Salmon Non Vintage Brut for US$70 and 20% off a selection of Bordeaux wines. They will also feature wines from across the globe, including Tronquoy Lalande from Saint Estephe, home to some of Bordeaux’s finest white wines, Italian icons such as Sassicaia and Ornellaia, Brunello di Montalcino as well as a range of Barolos. Rare and collectible wines from famous estates such as Ornellaia Bianco and a limited production Sauvignon Blanc will also be available.
Le Clos’ first dedicated whisky outlet features a great range of over 80 whiskies from around the world. With a range of Gold Medal/Awards Winning whiskies from only US$33 and stunning Japanese whiskies from US$35 to some of the world’s most sought-after bottles, such as The Macallan Fine and Rare 1937 at US$35,000 and a selection of unique bottles from the now closed Karuizawa distillery, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.
The new Le Clos stores are located next in the baggage claim area, closest to conveyor belts 3 and 6 in Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 1. The new Le Clos stores at Dubai International Airport Terminal 1 are e open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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