DUBAI DUTY FREE CELEBRATES THE CHINESE NEW YEAR – “YEAR OF THE DRAGON” ANNOUNCED WINNERS IN THE DUBAI DUTY FREE MILLENNIUM MILLIONAIRE AND FINEST SURPRISE PROMOTIONS

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Dubai Duty Free officially welcomed the ‘Year of the Dragon’ with a Chinese-themed celebration in Terminal 3 – Concourse B of Dubai International Airport. The celebration was well attended by Dubai Duty Free management and staff headed by Chief Operating Officer Ramesh Cidambi along with invited guests from the Chinese Consulate in Dubai, including Vice Consul General Mr. Liu Zhengjie and Vice Consul General Ms. Wang Yi as well as invited Chinese media.

To commence the celebration, a traditional dragon dance and Eye-dotting ceremony took place followed by the ribbon and cake cutting.

Following speeches by Mr. Ramesh Cidambi and Mr. Liu Zhengjie, the two Vice Consul Generals, along with two other officials from the Chinese Consulate in Dubai, were invited to join the draw for the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise promotions. They were joined by Joint COO Salah Tahlak, Sinead El Sibai, SVP – Marketing, Mona Al Ali, SVP – HR and Sharon Beecham, SVP – Purchasing.

(L-R) Sinead El Sibai, SVP - Marketing, DDF, He Chao, Director of Consular Section, Vice Consul General Wang Yi, Vice Consul General Liu Zhengjie, Ramesh Cidambi, COO, DDF, Salah Tahlak, Joint COO, DDF and Liang Jing, Director of Consular conducted the draw for Millennium Millionaire Series 449(L-R) Sinead El Sibai, SVP – Marketing, DDF, He Chao, Director of Consular Section, Vice Consul General Wang Yi, Vice Consul General Liu Zhengjie, Ramesh Cidambi, COO, DDF, Salah Tahlak, Joint COO, DDF and Liang Jing, Director of Consular conducted the draw for Millennium Millionaire Series 449

Mr. David T, a 53-year-old Australian national based in Abu Dhabi won a US$1 million in Series 449 with ticket number 0218, which he purchased online on 17th January.

A regular participant in Dubai Duty Free’s promotion for 10 years now, Mr. T works for a federal government department.

“Thank you, Dubai Duty Free. I’m delighted to have finally won after participating for a very long time. It’s totally worth the wait!” he said.

Mr. Thornley is the ninth Australian national to have won US$1 million in the Millennium Millionaire promotion since 1999.

After the Millennium Millionaire draw, three luxury vehicle winners were also unveiled in the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise draw.