Autogrill awarded new contract at Southwest Florida International Airport. Among the new concepts, Starbucks and Casa Bacardi

Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Milan, 24 September 2003 - Autogrill, through its subsidiary HMSHost Corporation and joint venture partner PJLF Enterprises, awarded a ten-year contract commitment at Southwest Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers. Scheduled to begin in June, 2005, the contract is expected to generate revenues of $ 146 million.
“The new contract confirms the Airport Authorities confidence in our ability to deliver finest and most attractive concepts to their travelers,” said John J. McCarthy, HMSHost’s Chief Executive Officer.
“The Southwest Florida International Airport, expecially, is an impressive and high potentential location, whose leadership has resulted in a tremendous record of growth over the last decade. In 2002 passengers of Southwest Florida reached up to 5,2 million”.