The Canary Islands has its second La Casa del Habano store after Dominique London recently opened the La Casa del Habano Gran Canaria.

The store, which is located in the popular tourist location of Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, opened on May 30 and features an extensive walk-in humidor, client lockers, and what is described as a “comfortable sampling area.” The store is planning to offer a program of cigar events in the coming weeks and months.

“The Canary Islands have a tradition for fine cigars and we are very proud to open the second La Casa del Habano on the Island,” said Mitchell Orchant, Dominique London’s chief commercial officer, in a press release. “Gran Canaria has long offered draws that attract tourists from all over the world. Dominique Gyselinck and I will be delighted to meet the cigar needs of visitors to the island as well as serve the local community.”

“We will continue to look for further opportunities to broaden the reach of Dominique London,” said Frédéric Dechamps, Dominique London’s ceo. “With respect to Gran Canaria, much thanks is due to Habanos S.A. for all of their support as we seek to service cigar communities throughout Europe and the world over.”

Dominique London operates 25 other cigar stores throughout the UK, Belgium, Switzerland and the Canary Islands, several of which are La Casa del Habano locations.

Images courtesy of Dominique London.

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