PITTSBURGH – November 15, 2010 – AIRMALL® USA, the leading airport concessions developer in North America, is pleased to announce that the AIRMALL® at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) has received the second-place award for Best Food and Beverage Program in the 2010 Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Excellence in Airport Concessions Contest.
“The AIRMALL at BWI offers a strategic mix of high-quality local and national concepts in a dynamic concessions program that is rooted in the premise of „Regular Mall Prices…Guaranteed,‟ which represents true value to the passenger and continues to garner results,” said Mark Knight, president of AIRMALL USA. “With 43 distinctive food/beverage units, the food and beverage program at BWI is strategically balanced between recognizable, trusted national brands and high-quality local brands. We are pleased to provide travelers with plenty of options, and to be recognized by our peers across the industry with this award.”
The ACI-NA Excellence in Airport Concessions Contest aims to inspire creativity in the industry and recognize innovation, along with demonstrating the growing importance of concessions to the total airport experience. An independent panel of high-level professionals served as judges for the awards contest. Judges reviewed entries from airports of all sizes throughout the U.S. and Canada.