Airport-style Duty-free Shop Japan Duty Free GINZA Opens in Mitsukoshi Ginza Store on January 27

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Wednesday January 27, 2016 14:05
TOKYO--27 Jan--Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/InfoQuest

On January 27, 2016, Japan Duty Free Fa-So-La Isetan Mitsukoshi Co., Ltd. opened "Japan Duty Free GINZA," Japan's first-ever (outside Okinawa) airport-style duty-free shop, on the 8th floor of Mitsukoshi Ginza Store. By making available in the city an airport-style duty-free shop that exempts shoppers from customs duties, and consumption, liquor and tobacco taxes, not only can inbound foreign travelers be serviced but Japanese air passengers can also be provided with a new style of shopping prior to their own departure.

Six Merchandise Zones
"Japan Duty Free GINZA" comprises six merchandise zones that carry the following brands:
  • Boutique (Luxury) Zone
9 boutiques
* Boucheron: the first of its kind at any duty-free shop in the world
* Valentino and Saint Laurent: the first of their kind at any duty-free shop in Japan
  • Cosmetics & Perfume Zone
18 shops
* Albion: the first of its kind at any duty-free shop in Japan
  • Time Valley (Watches) Zone (opening on March 9, 2016)
7 shops
* Vacheron Constantin and Roger Dubuis: the first of their kind at any duty- free shop in Japan
  • Liquor Zone
Scotch, Cognac, domestic whiskey, wine, sake, etc.
  • Cigarette Zone
JT, PM, BAT
  • THE 800 Hands Japanese Beauty Zone

This refers to the many techniques of Japanese artisans. Items symbolizing the quality of Japanese artisans have been selected for featuring in the following four sections: TOKYO Teshigoto, works that have been awarded the Good Design Award, traditional crafts, industrial products

Store Overview
  • Name: Japan Duty Free GINZA
  • Location: Mitsukoshi Ginza Store, entire 8th floor
  • Total sales area: Approximately 3,300 square meters
  • Store type: Duty-free shop (bonded shop)
  • Open hours: 10:30 - 20:00
  • Website: http://www.japandutyfree-ginza.jp/?lang=en (available as of January 26, 2016)
Source: Japan Duty Free Fa-So-La Isetan Mitsukoshi Co., Ltd.
AsiaNet 63239

Latest Press Release

Oasis Spa Opens Its Newest Phuket Branch Oasis Tropical Retreat Spa Inside Laguna

Oasis Spa's newest branch lies within the park-like Laguna Resort near Bangtao beach, Phuket. Nestled among white beaches and tranquil lagoons, the Oasis Tropical Retreat Spa is an elegant sanctuary for relaxation and restoration. Its spacious treatment...

Photo Release: THAI Welcomes Assembly Members from the Federation of Ishikawa and Fukui Prefectures, Japan

Mr. Korakot Chatasingha (fourth from left), THAI Director of Thailand Regional Sales, recently welcomed assembly members from the Federation of Ishikawa and Fukui Prefectures, Japan, who made a courtesy visit to the head office of Thai Airways...

King Power Mahanakhon Unveils New World Class Tourist Destination #Mahanakhon SkyWalk

King Power Mahanakhon unveils Mahanakhon SkyWalk – Thailand's highest 360-degree observation deck and rooftop bar at 314 meters high, offering spectacular panoramic views of the city from Thailand's tallest building. The new premium attraction...

Loy Krathong Celebration at Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas

This renowned festival is celebrated annually throughout Thailand, and is held on the full moon night in November. Among Thai people there is a belief to worship the Goddess of water and ask for forgiveness for polluting waterways. Sheraton Hua Hin...

Thailand leads Asia in international visitors spending, UNWTO report

International visitors spent more money in Thailand than in any other Asian country in 2017, according to a UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) report. The report said that Thailand recorded a total tourism expenditure of USD57 billion in 2017, ahead...

Related Topics