May 20 saw the official opening of Scorpio Worldwide’s new Middle East regional office at the Jumeirah Business Centre in Jumeirah Lake Towers – five times the size of Scorpio's previous showroom at 2,545 sq ft.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was carried out by Emirates Airline Vice President Retail Services John Sime and was attended by a number of industry guests including Dubai Duty Free Executive Vice Chairman Colm McLoughlin and wife Breda plus buyers from DUFRY Eurasia, Aldeasa Kuwait, Muscat Duty Free, Emirates Airline, Traveller, DFS Abu Dhabi, Suzan General Trading, Indu Worldwide and members of the media.

Guests were greeted by Scorpio Worldwide Chairman Stuart McGuire who said: ‘Our new offices reflect our commitment to the region, and provide a platform to build on our success over the past five years and create further growth.  I would like to thank all our customers and suppliers for their faith in us, and for Garry (Stoner), Vanessa (Hill) and the whole team, who have done an excellent job.’

Image shows Scorpio Worldwide Chairman Stuart McGuire(L) with Emirates Airline VP Retail Services John Sime (R)

Press contact: Rowena Holland, Essential Communications.