Dubai retailer wins deal for F&B stores at Singapore airport

Emirates Leisure Retail to open Pret A Manger, Wolfgang Puck and Hudsons Coffee at Changi Airport
Dubai retailer wins deal for F&B stores at Singapore airport
By Staff writer
Sun 16 Oct 2016 07:59 PM

Emirates Leisure Retail, a unit of Dubai's Emirates Group, has been confirmed as a new F&B partner to Singapore's Changi Airport Group having secured three outlets in Terminal 3.

The contract follows the company's recent announcement of its tender win for a significant share of the F&B concessionaire contract at the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The winning proposal included well-known global and airport restaurant brands Pret A Manger, Wolfgang Puck and Hudsons Coffee, a statement said.

The target opening dates for the new concessions are the end of Q1 2017 for The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck and the end of Q2 2017 for both Pret A Manger and Hudsons Coffee, it added.

Andrew Day, Group CEO, Emirates Leisure Retail, said: “We are absolutely delighted to announce our first partnership with Changi Airport Group and we are confident that this win is just the beginning of a long and successful relationship.”

Teo Chew Hoon, senior vice president of Airside Concessions Division at CAG, added: “We look forward to partnering ELR to continue delivering tasteful travel experiences for all who pass through Changi.”

Emirates Leisure Retail manages and operates over 260 outlets, with 75 airport premises catering to a potential audience of over 200 million passengers each year.

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