Subrata Dutta, president of Asia Pacific Samsonite, addressing media at Grand Hyatt Muscat mentioned, “There couldn’t be a better time to bring Cristiano on-board. His lively and vivacious personality, on and off the field, resonates perfectly with our fun-loving, vibrant brand personality. His presence will help bring American Tourister to a whole new audience, allowing us to stand out and enable us to take the brand to the next level.”
Equally delighted at joining the American Tourister loved ones, Ronaldo was quoted in a press release as saying, “American Tourister is a functional but cool brand that appeals to everybody. I’m delighted to be the face of the brand for 2018.
“As a frequent traveller myself, I appreciate the need for high quality luggage that still allows you to express your personality.”
Speaking on the association, Syed Shaheen Jamil, enterprise head for Middle East, Africa, CIS and SAARC nations, mentioned, “Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably the most popular football star in our region. We hope to leverage his popularity, in a football-crazy region, especially when the FIFA World Cup is just around the corner, to strengthen our brand’s connection with all his fans.”
“We are excited to welcome Cristiano Ronaldo as our new brand ambassador for 2018. As the authorised distributor for American Tourister in Oman, Khimji Ramdas is proud to be part of this unique campaign. This travel-inspiring brand is available at all major hypermarkets and Aalami stores across Oman,” mentioned Sachin Malhotra, chief operating officer, Khimji Ramdas Lifestyle Group.
Ronaldo is a record 5-time winner and the existing holder of the FIFA Ballon d’Or award (2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017).
The former Manchester United (2003-09) and Real Madrid (2009-present) aim-scoring record-breaker has won 24 trophies more than the course of his illustrious profession, which includes 4 UEFA Champions League titles.
He has captained Portugal to victory in the 2016 UEFA European Championship. He is a single of today’s most well-liked and recognisable sporting icons.
Information Source: Muscat Daily