Panama duty free retailer Motta Internacional have opened a new (and largest) Diageo store at Quito Airport in Ecuador. The store occupies 387sq ft of space and will be selling fantastic liquors such as Johnnie Walker, Buchanan’s, Old Parr and Zacapa.
Diageo Global Travel Americas Commercial director Marcos Bibas said: “As the largest Diageo exclusive store in the Americas region, the opening of this store in Motta Internacional is a shining example of the strength of our commitment to personalisation and transformation of the shopper experience in travel-retail. The creation of such a unique proposition is testament to the strong and successful partnership we have developed with Motta Internacional. As partners for many years, we have together grown the category double-digit and increased the permanent spaces for the liquor categories in airports. We are like-minded in our approach and believe this unique proposition is an incredible opportunity to drive further growth for Diageo and Motta Internacional in this key travel airport in the region.”
Motta Internacional CEO Erasmo Orillac added: “As one of the leading duty free operators in the Americas we are delighted to continue this long term partnership with the largest producer of spirits in the world to offer one of the widest portfolios of world class spirits brands under one roof. We believe that this store sets us apart from other duty free operators and we look forward to delivering increased category growth through a well-balanced portfolio.”