HMSHost ranked number one for food & beverage services at Amsterdam airport and for the Starbucks brand

Friday, February 14, 2003

Milan, 14 February 2003 - HMSHost Corporation, Autogrill’s North American subsidiary, has won two important awards: best operator in the “Catering and Service” category at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport and best food & beverage brand operator in a poll organized by “Airport Revenue News” magazine.
The award for catering and service management at Schiphol considered four factors of excellence: Financial performance. HMSHost’s sales revenues at Schiphol airport topped 55 million euros in2002, an increase of 10.9% from 2001 despite adverse passenger trends and a complex economic situation.