First official Habanos store opened in Hanoi

The first official Habanos store in the Vietnamese capital opened in a central neighborhood of Hanoi to offer local and foreign smokers several of the most prestigious Cuban cigar brands.

Habanos Specialist, the second establishment of this type inaugurated in Vietnam, is already selling Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagás, Romeo and Julieta, H. Upmann, and other kind of tobacco, in a place located in the cultural center of Hanoi, decorated to recreate the tradition of elaboration, conservation and consumption of the best cigars in the world.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Cuban ambassador, Lianys Torres Rivera, celebrated the arrival in Hanoi of genuine Cuban cigars, with rigorous quality standards, which are the result of a production process of excellence, completely handmade.

The debut of Habanos Specialist in Hanoi takes place at a special moment, at the beginning of a year 2020 that marks six decades of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Cuba, said the representative of the Caribbean country.

The store is operated by Avanti Group in association with the local company Golden Phoenix, exclusive distributor of Habanos in Vietnam.

Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industry, Do Thang Hai, Cuban Embassy officials, executives of Vietnamese companies in the sector and national media attended the event.

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