Video special: GDF Plaza celebrates landmark first anniversary in Haikou


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CHINA. International Premium Obligation Free (GDF) Plaza as we speak celebrated its first anniversary in spectacular type at its retailer in Haikou Mova Mall.

GDF Plaza, which is owned by licence holder Hainan Improvement Holdings (HDH), a totally state-owned firm of the Hainan Provincial Authorities, opened on 31 January, 2021. Nevertheless, with Chinese language New 12 months falling early in 2022 (1 February), it was determined to kick-off the in depth anniversary celebrations early.

The Moodie Davitt Report is bringing you in depth protection of the anniversary actions, beginning as we speak with an unique video in affiliation with Hainan Hinews Media Co, The Moodie Davitt Report’s strategic associate in Hainan province. As reported, the 2 media homes have an unique information-sharing alliance to deliver protection of Hainan’s booming offshore responsibility free sector to the widest potential Chinese language and worldwide viewers.

At this time’s movie is courtesy of Lu Tianqin, Chief TV Host of Media and Head of the Obligation Free Channel. It is usually being proven on the extremely common New Hainan app and Nanhai web site (Nanguo Metropolitan Day by day). The video options an interview with Lim Guek Boon (Casey Lim), pictured under, Vice President of International Shopper Boutique (Hainan) Buying and selling Co Ltd, which oversees GDF Plaza (we’ll deliver you an English model in coming hours and likewise home the video on our web site for Chinese language viewers).



Hainan Improvement Holdings (HDH), a totally state-owned firm of the Hainan Provincial Authorities, supported by main worldwide journey retailer Dufry, unveiled the GDF Plaza in Mova Mall, Haikou on 31 January.

Celebratory scenes as GDF Plaza is inaugurated on 31 January 2021, one other landmark in Hainan province’s extraordinary responsibility free improvement


In a world unique, The Moodie Davitt Report Founder & Chairman Martin Moodie was granted the first interview about GDF Plaza with Gu Gang, Secretary of Occasion Committee and on the time Chairman of the Board at HDH (海南省发展控股有限公司党委书记、董事长 顾刚). Gu instructed our readers how GDF Plaza had launched an built-in membership programme with Dufry through the China Worldwide Shopper Merchandise Expo in Haikou in early Could.

On the China Worldwide Shopper Merchandise Expo in early Could The Moodie Davitt Report Chairman Martin Moodie despatched his finest needs on the launch of the built-in HDH International Premium Obligation Free Plaza and Dufry membership scheme. Moodie was honoured to be offered with the first joint membership card.


On 30 August HDH celebrated the smooth opening of Part II of its International Premium Obligation Free (GDF) Plaza inside the Aquarius constructing of Mova Mall in Hainan’s capital metropolis, Haikou.

Lu Tian Qin, Chief TV Host of Media and Head of the Obligation Free Channel at New Hainan, interviews Lim Guek Boon (Casey Lim), Vice President of International Shopper Boutique (Hainan) Buying and selling Co Ltd, after the opening

That is the dawning of the age of Aquarius. Photograph: Liu Yang, New Hainan App/新海南, Hainan Hinews Media Co

[Click on the YouTube icon above to watch Lu Tianqin’s report. Chinese viewers can click here for her ‘Weekly Store Visit’ programme on the New Hainan WeChat platform]


International Premium Obligation Free (GDF) Plaza showcased its current procuring provide and its thrilling future plans through the Digital Journey Retail Expo run by The Moodie Davitt Report in October.

GDF Plaza was a Platinum Associate for the occasion. Moreover its visually beautiful stand, GDF Plaza additionally featured in a strong video inside the Expertise Area (above) which outlined the corporate’s improvement to this point and thrilling plans.


November was an enormous month for GDF Plaza in Haikou. Not solely did the responsibility free retailer smash all beforehand month-to-month gross sales information however it opened a brand new third-floor procuring space that includes a sublime ‘World of Spirits’ zone.

Getting into a brand new World of Spirits: The refined new space options an in depth vary of a number of the world’s best liquor manufacturers. Be aware the robust single malt Scotch whisky presence.

From footwear to perfume, skincare and make-up: Christian Louboutin makes a putting debut with GDF Plaza


Dynamic Swedish magnificence tech and wellbeing home Foreo and sister model FAQ teamed up with GDF Plaza to host a particular livestream in Hainan. It marked each manufacturers’ first-ever journey retail-exclusive livestream.


Because it neared its first anniversary, GDF Plaza launched its first WeChat mini-program.

GDF members who’ve visited Hainan in the previous 180 days are actually eligible for procuring inside the mini-program, which was launched on 1 January as a handy and hassle-free mode of procuring.

As a twin celebration of the mini-program’s launch and GDF Plaza’s first anniversary, the retailer has been operating a flash sale with reductions of as much as -50% off

Footnote (1): Each fortnight The Moodie Davitt Report publishes Hainan Curated, in affiliation with Foreo, a collection of all current tales from the offshore responsibility free sector in Hainan province.

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