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HMSHost Awarded Contract For Nine Locations At SMF

HMSHost was awarded a new 15-year contract to open nine new dining options at Sacramento International Airport (SMF) as part of the facility’s transformation of its food and beverage offerings. The program will have a strong emphasis on showcasing local brands....

AAAE’s Valcich Highlights Airport Consortium On Transformation

Editor’s Note: The Airport Consortium on Transformation is the outgrowth of another initiative from the American Association of Airport Executives. At the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, AAAE formed the Airport Consortium on Customer Trust to help airports win back the...

HMSHost and Hudson Awarded 15-year Contract at SNA

Avolta brands HMSHost and Hudson will bring dozens of new concessions and retail concepts to John Wayne Airport (SNA) in a newly-awarded 15-year contract with the facility. HMSHost — which will open new concessions across Terminals A, B and C in collaboration with ...

Out Now! AXN’s Annual F&B Issue

The current issue of Airport Experience News puts the spotlight on new innovations in airport bars, including distillery-backed and branded venues that offer the classic cocktails that are currently on trend and bring a sense of place to the F&B offer. This issue also highlights the move toward QSR brands for celebrity chefs and the latest from the better-for-you brands that are gaining traction in airports. In addition, a special section of this issue examines broader non-traditional markets – encompassing not just airports but also university campuses, stadiums, national parks, train stations and other venues – and the synergies found by both operators and brands.

MWAA Releases New RFP Details

MWAA Releases New RFP Details

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) concessionaire Fraport USA has released new details on its latest RFP, which seeks to fill several concessions and retail concepts at both Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan Washington National...

MDW and SSP America Open Local Favorite R.J. Grunt’s

MDW and SSP America Open Local Favorite R.J. Grunt’s

A Chicago culinary landmark has landed at Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) with the opening of the airport’s first R.J. Grunt’s. The restaurant is known for its burgers, hand-spun milkshakes and sandwiches. The cafe has been a Lincoln Park staple since 1971...

GSP Opens Soccer-Themed Restaurant

GSP Opens Soccer-Themed Restaurant

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) leaders celebrated the opening of the airport’s latest eatery, a soccer-themed bar and restaurant named after the city’s professional team, the Greenville Triumph.  The Triumph Taproom, now open in Concourse A and...

XWELL Opens New XpresSpa At PHL

XWELL Opens New XpresSpa At PHL

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and XWELL celebrated the launch of a new Terminal B XpresSpa this week.  Located near Gate B2, PHL’s first XpresSpa location features a Ceragem therapeutic thermal massager, Clockwork MiNiCURE and Human Touch automated massage...

U.S. Travel Association Offers Checklist For Industry Improvement

U.S. Travel Association Offers Checklist For Industry Improvement

The U.S. Travel Association’s Commission on Seamless and Secure Travel has identified key metrics for industry improvement after a research visit to major U.K. airports.  Chaired by former acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, the...

IAD Opens New “Just Walk Out” Store

IAD Opens New “Just Walk Out” Store

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) has launched its latest retail concept employing Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology: Hudson Nonstop, located in Terminal A. The store offers travelers access to snacks, beverages, souvenirs and travel essentials in a...

Mark Berg Appointed RTAA CCO

Mark Berg Appointed RTAA CCO

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) has named Mark Berg its new chief commercial officer. Berg previously served as the managing director of corporate real estate for Hawaiian Airlines, where he was responsible for airport and non-airport property management,...

WHSNA And iCleanse Launch Phone Disinfectant For Travelers

WHSNA And iCleanse Launch Phone Disinfectant For Travelers

WH Smith North America (WHSNA) and UV-based disinfectant and advertising company iCleanse have partnered to launch a new phone sanitizing system now available at WHSNA locations. iCleanse’s technology uses UV-C light to disinfect phones in 15 seconds, during which its...

SFO Opens Final Phase Of Terminal 1

SFO Opens Final Phase Of Terminal 1

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has opened the final section of its new $2.5 billion Harvey Milk Terminal 1. The fourth and final phase of the project includes a new north check-in lobby; a new mezzanine-level security checkpoint; two additional aircraft...

Port Authority Opens Free Dropoff And Pickup Lot at JFK

Port Authority Opens Free Dropoff And Pickup Lot at JFK

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced the opening of a free drop-off, pickup and waiting lot at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)’s AirTrain JFK station at Lefferts Boulevard, designed to mitigate heavy traffic conditions during the...

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Airport Experience News Magazine | Food & Beverage Issue 2024

In This Issue

 

Distillery-Backed Concessions Add Excitement

2024 F&B Issue

Celebrity Chefs Seek QSR Footprint

2024 F&B Issue

With Health-Focused Travelers, Wellness Brands Thrive

2024 F&B Issue

Airports, Other Non-Trad Markets Offer Synergies

2024 F&B Issue

 

 

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