Dublin Airport’s Avoca store, which is a partnership between The Loop and Avoca, has won a Collaboration of the Year award at the Frontier Awards, at a gala ceremony that took place in Cannes recently.
The Frontier Awards, which have been presented for 36 years, attract entries from airport retailers and brands throughout the world and 'celebrates innovation and creativity' within the international travel retail sector.
“A Frontier Award is the highest accolade within the global travel retail industry and winning one for our Avoca store is a tremendous honour,” said Paul Neeson, Director of ARI Ireland , which is The Loop’s parent company.
Located in Terminal 2 the store's food range includes organic salmon, fresh meats, jams and chutneys, oils and dressings, as well as teas and coffees and baked goods such as rocky road and fresh fruit cakes.
The outlet also stocks Irish-made products such as ceramics, throws, craft fashion items.
“Great customer experiences arise when fabulous brands and world class retailers form genuine partnerships."
Tara O’Neill, Managing Director, Avoca said the company was proud to have won the award, which celebrates its partnership with The Loop.
O'Neill said: “This award recognises that we have brought not only beautiful gifting products to the airport, but have also been committed to bringing a sense of fun to the airport shopping experience.”
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