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Hartsfield-Jackson Wins Airport Food and Beverage Award for Best Food Court in the World
03 October ,2013

For Immediate Release
October 3, 2013

Reese McCranie, Director of Communications
(404) 382-2319

Monica Fuentes, Dep. Director of Communications
(404) 772-3015

Hartsfield-Jackson Wins Airport Food and Beverage Award for Best Food Court in the World

Food Court in International Terminal is recognized as first in class by The Moodie Report

ATLANTA – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s International Terminal food court won best Airport Food Court at The Moodie Report’s 3rd Annual Airport Food & Beverage Awards and Conference on October 2.

Hartsfield-Jackson’s International Terminal opened in May 2012 and offers high-end retail and dining options for passengers. Among the many dining options, the food court features several local brands, including Ecco, The Original El Taco, The Pecan and The Varsity.

“We are very proud of our new terminal and the additional travel and concession options we can now offer to passengers,” said Hartsfield-Jackson general manager Louis Miller. “To be recognized by The Moodie Report for best airport food court just a year after opening is a great honor for our airport and partners.”

“HMS Host is an outstanding partner,” said Hartsfield-Jackson deputy general manager Miguel Southwell. “Together we were able to implement a vision that provides a unique dining experience at the world’s busiest passenger airport and we are thrilled to be recognized globally for our efforts.”

The Moodie Report, based out of the U.K., provides travel retail and duty free business intelligence. This year’s Annual Airport Food & Beverage Awards and Conference was held in Dubai.


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