HMSHost announces winner of the fifth annual Channel Your Inner Chef competition at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

5th annual competition takes flight discovering and celebrating emerging culinary talent CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 2 was abuzz today (March 26, 2019) as aspiring chefs faced-off in the fifth annual Channel Your Inner Chef – an innovative culinary competition created by global restaurateur HMSHost in partnership with the Chicago Department of… Read the full press release

HMSHost to operate 10 Indianapolis International Airport (IND) dining locations under a 10-year contract

IND travelers to get new Shake Shack, Indiana Pacers Basketball venue, Beer Garden and more INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority approved global restaurateur HMSHost today (March 15, 2019) to operate 10 Indianapolis International Airport (IND) dining locations under a 10-year contract valued at approximately $147 million. HMSHost’s new dining locations with… Read the full press release

HMSHost to deliver 12 new dining locations at Salt Lake City International Airport

Leading local and national restaurants now planned for SLC Airport’s new terminal ,SALT LAKE CITY,UTAH, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Restaurants planned for SLC will surely delight hungry travelers when Salt Lake City International Airport’s redevelopment program is complete and The New SLC opens in 2020. Global restaurateur HMSHost won a 10-year contract valued at approximately $418… Read the full press release

HMSHost donates $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students

Third year of support celebrated in Miami MIAMI, Fla., 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To make a lasting impact on the quality of education for Florida’s youth and the next generation, global restaurateur HMSHost contributed $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students. Through the tax-credit scholarship, Step… Read the full press release

HMSHost introduces Maggiano’s Little Italy in Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport

Maggiano’s homemade Italian-American dishes are now an option for the first time at an airport location DFW Airport, Texas, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers can now enjoy the famous Maggiano’s Little Italy dining experience of quality, service, and comfort in Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport’s Terminal C (near Gate 17). Global restaurateur HMSHost with business… Read the full press release

HMSHost awarded a 10-year contract to operate 14 food and beverage locations at Boston Logan International Airport

Leading restaurateur to expand offering to travelers by adding local brands BOSTON, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, along with partner Master ConcessionAir LLC –who is part of the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program – was awarded a 10-year contract, with a projected sales volume of $540 million, to operate 14… Read the full press release

HMSHost to operate nine new dining options in Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s North Terminal

Local flavors and nationally-recognized favorites planned DETROIT, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The city of Detroit’s thriving culinary scene is coming to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). The Wayne County Airport Authority awarded global restaurateur HMSHost and its partners AJA & Associates, LLC and Ellis Infinity – both part of the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)… Read the full press release

HMSHost President and CEO Steve Johnson elected to the National Restaurant Association Board of Directors

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost President and CEO Steve Johnson was elected to this year’s National Restaurant Association Board of Directors. As a newly-elected director by the association’s membership, Steve Johnson is exclusively representing the airport dining industry, providing guidance and expertise into innovating all sectors of the restaurant… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Dale Jr’s Whisky River at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

HMSHost serves up southern hospitality with beloved NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. RDU Airport, N.C., 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Good times and great food have landed at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) with the grand opening of Dale Jr’s Whisky River in Terminal 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. officially opened his latest restaurant in partnership with global restaurateur HMSHost,… Read the full press release

HMSHost awarded Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur at the Airport Revenue News 2018 Revenue Conference & Exhibition Awards

HMSHost awarded prestigious Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Airport Revenue News 2018 Revenue Conference & Exhibition Awards Gala this week, global restaurateur HMSHost was awarded with Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur for the eleventh consecutive year. This award recognizes the restaurateur who excels in every phase of operations,… Read the full press release

HMSHost and Shake Shack partner to open the iconic burger restaurant in airports and on motorways across North America

BETHESDA, MD & NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost and Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE:SHAK) are “shaking” up the travel industry with a new partnership to open the iconic burger restaurant in airports and on motorways across North America. The two companies recently signed a Development Agreement to include multiple location openings over the next several… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens Bistrot at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Award-winning bistro offers travellers a convenient gourmet dining experience Maryland, U.S., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh made pasta using locally sourced flour, a revitalizing juice bar, and the emphasis on baked goods and espresso can now be found at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport with the addition of Bistrot – a European-influenced atmosphere, where… Read the full press release

Computerworld names HMSHost’s EVP and CIO Sarah Naqvi as a Premier 100 Technology Leader for 2017

BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost is proud to announce that the company’s EVP and Chief Information Officer Sarah Naqvi has been selected as one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2017. Computerworld is the leading IT media brand dedicated to being the voice of business technology and acknowledges… 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 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 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

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

The Airport Minority Advisory Council honored global restaurateur HMSHost with the Strategic Partner Award at the 31st annual Airport Business Diversity Conference

BETHESDA, MD, 2015-7-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) has honored global restaurateur HMSHost with the Strategic Partner Award as part of the Catalyst Awards at the 31st annual Airport Business Diversity Conference in Ft. Lauderdale this June. This award honors an AMAC corporation that has demonstrated diversity inclusion within its corporate… Read the full press release

Global restaurateur HMSHost recognized with Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards by Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA)

HMSHost recognized by ACI-NA at the Business of Airports Conference with Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards PHOENIX, AZ, 2015-4-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost was recognized by Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) through the Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards contest with awards for Real Food Daily at Los Angeles International Airport and for Cool… Read the full press release

18th Annual Companies Caring Breakfast: HMSHost honored with the Corporate Partnership Award by Rockville-based nonprofit Interfaith Works

BETHESDA, MD, 2015-3-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Local restaurateur HMSHost, was honored today by Rockville-based nonprofit, Interfaith Works with the Corporate Partnership Award at the 18th Annual Companies Caring Breakfast. Interfaith Works is a nonprofit agency working to meet the needs of the poor and homeless in Montgomery County. The Corporate Partnership Award recognizes a company… Read the full press release