Colombia 2018 | TOURISM | COLUMN

TBY talks to Andres BoteroVP Latin America & Country Manager Colombia, DFASS Group on the sector.

Andres Botero

How has the company developed since its founding in 1987?

The Group Chairman and CEO, Benny Klepach, founded the DFASS Group in 1987. DFASS is a duty free and retail company with continuous operations over 30 years on five continents that generates over USD500 million in annual revenue. We have a long history in the duty free and travel industry and are the largest in-flight duty free concession company, servicing many international airlines across the globe. We have also owned and operated concessions in international airports for over 10 years, and have done so either independently or with partners. We have over 30 duty free and specialty stores in the US and have operations in Colombia in conjunction with Avianca. DFASS has a proven track record of maximizing sales while providing outstanding customer service. In recognition of its outstanding operational performance, DFASS has received numerous awards. We are extremely proud of what the company has been able to accomplish over the last 30 years.