Tea Forte Offers Travelers a Welcoming Cup of Luxury

Launches in Duty Free Stores

Oct 12, 2010, 05:30 ET from Tea Forte

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Tea Forte, the global luxury tea brand identified around the world as the ultimate tea experience, announced the opening of the first of its duty free stores at the heart of DFS Galleria in Waikiki, the luxury retailer catering to the traveling public.  The posh Tea Forte store is one of several premier brands that include Cartier, Chloe, Vera Wang, Bulgari, Armani, Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Dunhill, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Dior and Prada.  "I'm very proud of our team who have worked so hard on creating this retailing benchmark," said company founder Peter Hewitt.  "The store reflects the quality of our tea collections as well as the premium positioning of our brand."

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Tea Forte will open its next store in November at the DFS Galleria Guam.


Tea Forte is the Award Winning specialty tea company with offerings  enjoyed in over 35 countries where it is presented at leading hotels, restaurants, prestige resorts and luxury retailers.  Known for the variety and unparalleled quality of handcrafted teas, design-driven accessories, exquisite packaging and opulent approach, Tea Forte re-imagines and re-defines the tea experience by delivering a delighting and luxuriant encounter.  To learn more, please visit www.teaforte.com or call 1.800.721.1149/ media contact Jane Whitman: jwhitman@teaforte.com

About DFS

DFS Group Limited, based in Hong Kong, is the world's leading retailer to international travelers.  It operates more than 150 stores in 14 countries throughout Asia and the Pacific Basin, including the West Coast of North America.  The company is majority-owned by French luxury goods company LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the remainder is owned by co-founder Robert Miller. For more information please visit: www.dfsgalleria.com

SOURCE Tea Forte