Aspiring Chefs Compete For A VIP Trip in A Live Cook-off at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Five finalists will battle it out to have their dish featured at an O’Hare airport restaurant and receive VIP trip for two to the 2017 HMSHost-sponsored James Beard Awards in Chicago CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An eclectic group of aspiring chefs from across the country are set for a sizzling cook-off competition in… Read the full press release

HMSHost to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock through 2028

HMSHost to open new Chili’s and Chick-fil-A locations LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, along with ACDBE partner JQ Enterprises, Inc., has been awarded a 10-year food & beverage contract extension to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.  The extension will run from… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free and HMSHost opens Doha’s first Harvest Market restaurant in Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free, in partnership with HMSHost International, has opened Doha’s very first Harvest Market restaurant, providing travellers with an exciting open-air food market dining experience inside the Middle East’s only five-star terminal, Hamad International Airport (HIA). Open 24-hours and conveniently located in the main Departures Terminal… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar to Edmonton International Airport

HMSHost brings game-day dining experience to Canadian travellers Edmonton, AB 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ —  Ready, set, eat – Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar, an exclusive new full-service dining venue by global restaurateur HMSHost is now open at Edmonton International Airport’s Domestic-International Departures Lounge. The restaurant and bar offers travellers an electric dining experience featuring game… Read the full press release

HMSHost and SoftBank Robotics America launch new pilot program with Pepper the humanoid robot at the Oakland International Airport

Pepper joins the team at Pyramid Ale Taproom to assist, inform and entertain travelers Oakland, CA,  2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has joined forces with SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA), the North American arm of SoftBank Robotics Holdings, to launch a new pilot program with Pepper the humanoid robot at the Oakland… Read the full press release

HMSHost kicks off unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community

HMSHost travels the country to spread messages of love with airport travelers BETHESDA, MD, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — This Valentine’s Day season, global restaurateur HMSHost is making more connections with travelers across the country as part of a unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community. HMSHost invites travelers… Read the full press release

HMSHost and restaurateur April Spears bring Super Duper Burgers to San Francisco International Airport

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with San Francisco restaurateur, April Spears, brings beloved Super Duper Burgers to San Francisco International Airport as part of a new six-year contract valued at $33 million. This will be the first airport location for the San Francisco-based burger joint. Super Duper Burgers… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens The Shipyard Pub & Café, Samuel Adams Brewhouse and Starbucks at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

Regional craft brews, classic New England fare, and Starbucks® now open MANCHESTER, NH, 2017-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — One can’t help but crave the essential foods of the region when traveling to New England. Seafood staples like clam chowder, lobster, and cod are an undeniable part of the northeastern United States culture. Beer, naturally, is… Read the full press release

HMSHost and Starbucks Coffee Company open the first Starbucks® in an airport — at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

  SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Twenty-five years ago, global restaurateur HMSHost and Starbucks Coffee Company came together to open the first Starbucks® in an airport. Today (December 1, 2016), representatives from HMSHost, Starbucks Coffee Company, and the Port of Seattle gathered at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport – the first Starbucks licensed location –… Read the full press release

HMSHost launches exciting elf events at various U.S. airports

Elves surprise airport travelers this holiday season; Emoji-powered sweepstakes launches across U.S. and Canada locations BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost is spreading holiday spirit, good cheer, and fun gifts during the busy holiday travel season with the Holly Jolly Holiday Takeover. This multi-component campaign features a series of exciting… Read the full press release

HMSHost and hockey legend Wayne Gretzky celebrate opening of No. 99 Gretzky’s Wine & Whisky at Edmonton International Airport

HMSHost and hockey legend Wayne Gretzky celebrate opening of No. 99 Gretzky’s Wine & Whisky at Edmonton International Airport   EDMONTON, AB, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Now taking centre ice at Edmonton International Airport is No. 99 Gretzky’s Wine & Whisky, an elegant, new full-service dining experience by global restaurateur HMSHost in partnership with… Read the full press release

HMSHost marks its re-entry into airport retail business with the acquisition of Stellar Partners, Inc.

BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, a part of Autogrill Group, announced today (October 11, 2016) that it has finalized the purchase of all shares of leading travel venue retailer Stellar Partners, Inc.  This purchase marks HMSHost’s re-entry into the airport retail business, with Stellar to operate as an independent subsidiary.  Stellar… Read the full press release

HMSHost announces the appointment of Jeff Yablun as EVP and CEO

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, global restaurateur and leader in travel dining in airports and motorways, has appointed Jeff Yablun Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing the company’s food and beverage operations in North America. In addition, Jeff will also continue to oversee the company’s Culinary, Marketing, and… Read the full press release

HMSHost and Kallpod to bring new level of interactive dining service to travelers at airports across North America

Kallpod partnership connects guests with restaurant servers, delivering faster speed of service BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost and Kallpod have entered into an exclusive agreement going forward to bring a new level of interactive service to travelers dining in HMSHost restaurants at airports across North America. Kallpod is a service… Read the full press release

Celebrity chef Lorena Garcia and HMSHost to open Lorena Garcia TAPAS y Cocina at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

“Top Chef” contestant provides an upscale dining experience to travelers with Lorena Garcia TAPAs y Cocina DFW AIRPORT, Texas, 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrity chef Lorena Garcia has teamed up with global restaurateur HMSHost to open Lorena Garcia TAPAS y Cocina at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport. DFW Airportpassengers now can enjoy creative,… Read the full press release

HMSHost to operate new airport dining spaces at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Whisky River and more new dining options coming soon Morrisville, NC, 2016-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — More dining options will soon welcome travelers at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with JQ Enterprises, Inc., was recently awarded a new eleven-year contract valued at $66 million to operate new airport dining spaces in Terminal 2,… Read the full press release

HMSHost announces the opening of P.F. Chang at Tampa International Airport

TAMPA, 2016-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Known as the perfect blend of Asian and American cultures, and possessing a reputation for culinary quality, tradition, and innovation, P.F. Chang’s is an enticing mecca of dining for any venue. Global restaurateur HMSHost and P.F. Chang’s have partnered on this new location, giving travelers in Tampa International Airport’s Main… Read the full press release

HMSHost to enhance dining options at El Paso International Airport following five-year lease extension

Golf lovers rejoice with addition of PGA TOUR Grill to airport dining options EL PASO, TX, 2016-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Enhanced dining options will soon welcome travelers at El Paso International Airport. Global restaurateur HMSHost was recently awarded a five-year lease extension valued at more than $47 million to continue operating the airport’s dining… Read the full press release

HMSHost awarded 10-year contract to continue serving Starbucks® coffee to travelers in Portland International Airport

HMSHost to continue delivering Starbucks® beverages and food to Portland travelers PORTLAND, OR, 2016-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with JV Ventures, has been awarded a 10-year contract by the Port of Portland to continue serving Starbucks® coffee to the millions of travelers making their way through Portland International Airport each… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens Berry Field Bistro at Nashville International Airport

NASHVILLE, TN, 2016-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh, local, sustainable food was celebrated today at Nashville International Airport at the grand opening of Berry Field Bistro, a new restaurant by global restaurateur HMSHost. This new restaurant brings a unique opportunity for travelers  to enjoy the wholesome quality of Tennessee products, right in the airport’s Concourse C… Read the full press release

HMSHost recalls multiple brands of trail mix due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Bethesda, MD, 2016-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost of Bethesda, Maryland is recalling multiple brands of trail mix, because they have the potential to be contaminated withListeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may… Read the full press release

HMSHost took over operations of six restaurants at Piedmont Triad International Airport

BETHESDA, MD, 2016-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Overnight, global restaurateur HMSHost has successfully taken over operations of six restaurants at Piedmont Triad International Airport. This past weekend’s transition of restaurant operations from SSP is the first step towards transforming the dining experience at Greensboro’s airport. HMSHost will continue to operate existing brands while renovating and rotating in… Read the full press release

Global restaurateur HMSHost to sponsor the James Beard Foundation Awards in Chicago for 2016

CHICAGO, 2016-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, in celebration of culinary excellence and innovation, is again a proud sponsor of the James Beard Foundation Awards in Chicago for 2016. 2015 marked the launch of an exciting partnership with the Awards as they made their way to Chicago for the first time, with HMSHost… Read the full press release

Earth Day: HMSHost to contribute portion of sales from natural dark chocolate bars to an environmental cause

HMSHost Offers Travelers a Delicious Way to Offset Carbon Bethesda, MD, 2016-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In the spirit of Earth Day and beyond, global restaurateur HMSHost is offering travelers a delicious way to help offset carbon emissions through the month of April. At select HMSHost airport and motorway locations across the United States, travelers… Read the full press release

HMSHost’s Channel Your Inner Chef competition crowns cooking champion at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Prize includes a VIP experience at the HMSHost-sponsored James Beard Awards in Chicago and the winning dish featured on an O’Hare restaurant menu CHICAGO, 2016-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A cooking showdown took place inside of Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 2 today as five contestants turned up the heat in a sizzling cook-off as… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens Summer House Santa Monica at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2016-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers can now relax and dine in California style while traveling through Chicago O’Hare International Airport with the opening of Summer House Santa Monica. Global restaurateur HMSHost, the Chicago Department of Aviation, and Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises celebrated today with a grand opening ribbon cutting to formally bring the… Read the full press release

HMSHost and Tinsley Family Concessions to expand restaurant services in Louisville International Airport

Local restaurant brands and bourbon highlight the region for travelers LOUISVILLE, KY, 2016-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Louisville is known for many things, from the Kentucky Derby, to where the majority of the world’s bourbon is made. Now it will also be known for a remarkable airport dining experience as global restaurateur HMSHost and its subtenant… Read the full press release

HMSHost partners with The Coca-Cola Company to offer travelers unique and vibrant collectible Diet Coke fountain cups

Travelers can find colorful limited-edition collectible Diet Coke fountain cups BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has partnered with The Coca-Cola Company to offer travelers their favorite no-calorie beverage, Diet Coke, in exciting new ways. At HMSHost U.S. locations, HMSHost offers travelers unique and vibrant Diet Coke package designs that are inspired… Read the full press release

HMSHost announces the opening of Eddie George’s Grille 27 at Port Columbus International Airport

HMSHost partners with Port Columbus International Airport and NCAA legend Eddie George to open upscale sports restaurant in newly modernized Concourse B COLUMBUS, OH, 2015-8-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has scored the winning touchdown with Columbus passengers with the opening of Eddie George’s Grille 27, the newest dining addition at Port Columbus International… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation at HMSHost-sponsored Airports Going Green, the 2nd Annual Sustainable Fashion Show on October 26 in Chicago

CHICAGO, 2015-8-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Join us for a very special event at Airports Going Green: The 2nd Annual Sustainable Fashion Show presented Monday evening, October 26.  Sponsored by HMSHost, the Fashion Show will highlight clothes and accessories made from re-purposed and sustainable materials crafted by the Fashion Studies Department at Columbia College in… Read the full press release