Sunday, October 10, 2010

All Medal Winners to get 20 percent discount on IGI Duty free Shop

Indian handcrafted items like rose buds dipped in silver, shawls, decoration pieces and, of course, collectibles sporting Mahatma Gandhi are on offer for athletes and delegates from across the world for the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

India’s largest duty-free retail operator located at the new Terminal 3 of the IGI airport here has also announced special discounts for athletes shopping at the duty-free shops till October 20.

‘‘All athletes who have won medals are entitled to a 20 per cent discount on items purchased and we are offering other athletes a 10 per cent discount,’’ said Abhijeet Das, head marketing at Delhi Duty Free Services Pvt Ltd (DDFS).

A dedicated section ‘‘Discover India’’ highlights a range of ready-to-eat food, varieties of tea and coffee, cosmetics, perfumes and handcrafted souvenirs. Another special section offers special Mahatma Gandhi souvenirs.

‘‘The Gandhi products have been very popular with watches, pens, mugs, calendars and sculptures selling a lot,’’ said Das.