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Westfield Gets In Spirit Of The Season With Holiday-Themed Programs

Westfield is helping spread holiday cheer throughout numerous airports this season with five special programs.

“This is a time when families are reuniting with loved ones, and we’d like to take a little bit of the stress out of traveling during this busy time,” says Eileen Hanson, vice president of development marketing and airports at Westfield. “We want to put smiles on faces during the holiday season and give travelers a lasting memory to take home with them.”

The programs include:

  • Unwrap Surprise: “Merry Makers” will wander the airport, surprising travelers with random acts of kindness and gifts.
  • Unwrap Sharing: Passengers are encouraged to use the #UnwrapJoy hashtag to share their travel experiences.
  • Unwrap Memories: Complimentary holiday photos will be available at multiple airports.
  • Unwrap Hope: Specific airports will partner with concessions to collect and donate items to USO, Rotary and other charitable organizations.
  • Unwrap Delight: Some airports will host holiday sidewalk sales, social media contests, concerts and parties.

There are eight Westfield airports participating in the festivities:

  • Boston Logan International’s (BOS) Terminals A and C will have complimentary holiday photos on Dec. 19 and are partnering with USO for a charitable giving.
  • Chicago O’Hare International’s (ORD) International Terminal 5 will have the Merry Makers on Dec. 10 and live music in the terminal on Dec. 9.
  • Houston George Bush Intercontinental’s (IAH) Terminal E will have Merry Makers in the airport on Dec. 10-11, 17-18 and 23-24. Holiday photos with Santa will take place on Dec. 17-18 and 21-24. Live music will be in the terminal on Dec. 17-18 and 21-24.
  • John F. Kennedy International’s (JFK) Terminal 8 will host a Rotary Children’s Holiday Party on Dec. 8 and the American Airlines Snowball Express on Dec. 12. There are also partnerships with Rotary and American Airlines for charitable giving.
  • Los Angeles International’s (LAX) Tom Bradley International Terminal will host the Merry Makers on Dec. 16.
  • Miami International (MIA) will have the “Thank Goodness Santa Flew Through MIA” holiday event Dec. 7-24. Travelers will also be able to have their picture taken with Santa in his log cabin and decorate their own stockings for Santa’s fireplace. Live music will be performed in the terminal on Dec. 12.
  • Newark Liberty International’s (EWR) Terminals A and B will be visited by the Merry Makers on Dec. 11 and 18, local school groups will perform on Dec. 10 and 16 and live music will be in the terminal on Dec. 12.
  • Orlando International’s (MCO) Main Terminal will have holiday photos on Dec. 14 and Unwrap Joy Holiday social media sweepstakes that includes gift card and store prizes.