Vancouver Opens North America’s first World Duty Free store

Well-known airport retailer World Duty Free opened its first North American outlet on September 20.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was the venue and to mark the occasion, a $35,888 bottle of Generations Glenlivet 70-year-old whisky was presented by Michael Urquhart, Joint Managing Director of Gordon & MacPhail, and the grandson of the whisky-maker himself.  One of the oldest whiskies from cask ever released, Glenlivet 70 is available for sale exclusively at YVR’s World Duty Free store until November 1, 2012.