Paradies Lagardère

Fraport USA partners with Paradies Lagardère to open three new retail stores at JFK- Terminal 5

Fraport USA with partner Paradies Lagardère launched the grand openings of three new retail spaces at JetBlue’s home terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport – Terminal 5 on June 6, 2023.  The new retail locations provide passengers with a broader range of retail options including access to works of local artisans and include the […]

Paradies Lagardère wins restaurant/retail contract at ATL Concourse T-North

Paradies Lagardère has been awarded a new 10-year concessions contract for three new restaurants and a new hybrid retail brand at Concourse T-North at  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The new contract was approved by the Atlanta City Council on May 3, and features Starbucks, a Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a new version of the award-winning Vino […]

ARRA invites airports and concessionaires to examine industry impact “Two Years In”

The Airport Restaurant and Retail Association (ARRA) has been taking a hard look at the impact of the pandemic on the aviation business, most recently hosting member forums entitled “Two Years In.” In April, ARRA examined the Airport Perspective, and this week, it approached the topic from the Concessionaire experience. The sessions were hosted and […]

Ottawa International Airport names SSP Canada and Paradies Lagardère Master Concessionaires

The Ottawa International Airport Authority has named SSP Canada and Paradies Lagardère the Master Concessionaires for food, beverage, and retail. The YOW airport authority said that a key consideration in the decision was that Ottawa-Gatineau is reflected in the terminal offers. SSP Canada will add local Canadian brands Big Rig Brewery, Bridgehead Coffee, La Bottega […]

Travel Markets Insider: One on One with Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, Paradies Lagardère

In August 2015, Lagardère Travel Retail made news by acquiring one of North Americas leading and most respected airport travel retailers, Atlanta-based family-owned Paradies. The new company – Paradies Lagardère – covers most of the top U.S. and Canadian airports and is a major player in the North American industry. Company President and CEO Gregg […]

YVR announces revamped Food and Beverage and Retail options

Working with SSP Canada, San Francisco-based boutique airport restaurant operator Tastes on the Fly, and Paradies Lagardère, the new options include many first-time concepts to YVR, and will complement the airport’s existing portfolio of more than 170 shops, services and restaurants located before and after security. “Our vision for YVR’s commercial experience is to remain […]

Indy Airport names Hudson Group and Paradies Lagardère as new retailers in first phase of “Concessions Refresh” bids

  The Indianapolis Airport Authority Board approved five new contracts for specialty retail and services vendors last week during the IAA’s monthly board meeting at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), with Hudson Group and Paradies Lagardère both coming out with multi-store contracts. These contracts are the first round of approvals the Indy airport will make […]

Paradies Lagardère closes acquisition of airport restaurateur Hojeij Branded Foods

Paradies Lagardère closed the acquisition of Hojeij Branded Foods (HBF), a leading airport restaurateur in North America, on Nov. 20. The acquisition is part of Paradies Lagardère’s strategy to strengthen its position as a major restaurateur in North America airports. Combining the activities of Paradies Lagardère and HBF creates the third-largest operator in the North […]

Luxury VR company PeriscapeVR launches Virtual Reality Experience Center at JFK Terminal 4

JFKIAT-managed Terminal 4 at New York’s J.F. Kennedy International airport is presenting the first virtual reality location-based entertainment at an airport. The partnership between Paradies Lagardere, Terminal 4’s travel retail group, and airport technology company PeriscapeVR features state-of-the art HP Windows Mixed Reality Headsets for seamless immersion into virtual worlds, as well as HP Z240 Tower Workstations to […]

Paradies Lagardère opens first TripAdvisor retail store at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Paradies Lagardère has partnered with travel website TripAdvisor to create a branded travel essential store at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) Terminal 1. With more than 455 million monthly visitors, TripAdvisor helps travelers worldwide find the latest reviews and traveler-generated photos for hotels, attractions, restaurants and more to help them make worldwide travel plans. An […]

Paradies Lagardère opens three new retail offerings

Paradies Lagardère opened three new fashion and accessories retail offerings at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4 this week. The three well-known brands, PANDORA, Brooks Brothers and CORSA Collections, are located in an elegant, 4,000 square-foot store walk through space in the main part of the terminal. PANDORA features a wide selection of hand-finished and […]

Paradies Lagardère unveils two new concepts at JFK’s Terminal 4

North American airport retailer Paradies Lagardère has launched two new retail concepts at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4: exclusive confectionery brand So Chocolate! and sports apparel brand The Scoreboard. Both stores were officially introduced during a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 2, 2016. The two highly-successful proprietary brands are a first for a […]