- For the sixth consecutive year Quito’s airport has been awarded South America's Leading Airport title in the World Travel Awards.
- Corporación Quiport’s efforts are reflected in the high levels of prestige that the Mariscal Sucre has reached among its users and the air transport and tourism industries.
The awards ceremony of the World Travel Awards was held in one of the seven urban wonders of the world: La Paz – Bolivia; awards established in 1993 to recognize and celebrate those who stand out in the travel and tourism industry worldwide.
For Quiport, concessionaire of the Mariscal Sucre airport, being awarded for the sixth consecutive year the South America’s Leading Airportprize is the result of its management which delivers quality airport services, provides adequate infrastructure, safe procedures, efficient processes in compliance with national and international standards. As well as providing a positive experience for passengers and users.
The World Travel Awards (WTA), known as the tourism Oscars, "have maintained their position as the industry leader for the last 26 years and is the global reference point to reward excellence in travel and tourism," as commented by Graham Cooke, founder of the WTA.
In South America, three countries lead awards list: Peru, Colombia and Ecuador. But on a global scale, Peru, Ecuador and Chile have been the only South American countries that have obtained distinctions.
For Andrew O'Brian, President and CEO of Quiport Corporation, "having implemented a culture of continuous improvement has allowed us to achieve increasingly higher standards and this is recognized by our passengers and users, as well as by the main players in the tourism industry in South America, placing the Mariscal Sucre as the leader of the region."