In The Land Of Oppurtunities: Colm Mc Laughin, MD, Dubai Duty Free| 24mins
Director: Tariq Syed | Producer: production International, Dubai
Focus Years: 2003 | Country: UAE
Colm heads the Dubai Duty Free. From Humble beginnings to becoming someone who shaped the Duty Free Concept for the world. He came to Dubai in the early 80's and developed Dubai Duty Free. With his team and support from the Royal family, Colm Mclaughin over the decades turned the airport duty free shopping into a dynamic showcasing of the most powerful products brands of the world. Taking note of the passenger attractions and available time before flight or arriving and indulging in a wonderful shopping experience of souvenir gifts, Dubai Duty Free today is amongst the most well renowned brand of brands, for not just providing top of the line goods in variety and experience, but an attraction that lets millions of passengers shop and recognize the true power of merchandising and attractive travel products and consumables and lifestyle accessory. The Dubai Duty free today sponsors desert classic, tennis international tournaments, golfing, horse racing, and internationally much more. Its a brand that also promotes Dubai in unique International Corporate vistas and MICE destinations across the world and not just the Gulf. Colm, a very dynamic man, who encourages young talent , never gets tired to talk to people, a humble and man of great virtues and vision, for Colm, Dubai is his home and wishes to give all that he has built, cherished, earned and shared and the nostalgia. Dubai Duty Free is his child, where he with his trinity pioneered the vison concept and gave opportunities to excel for many. Colm Mclaughin, the Duty free connoisseur.