SkyTrax success for SSP...

SSP News Release 13-April-2010

SSP airport client Hong Kong International Airport was once again named best airport for dining by SkyTrax. Hong Kong International Airport has won this award previously in 2009, 2007 and 2004, and since the survey began, it has always been in the top three for airport dining.

SSP operates a total of 31 units at Hong Kong International Airport, accounting for over 40% of the terminal’s food and beverage business. Brands at the airport include the prestigious Cafe Deco, leading Asian noodle brand Ajisen Ramen, Caviar House & Prunier, Tian Xia Dumplings, Burger King and Caffè Ritazza.

Commenting on the win, Daren Lau, managing director of SSP Asia said; ‘We’re very proud to be operating here at what is truly one of the world’s most outstanding airports, and we’re delighted to have played a role in securing this coveted accolade. We’re now keen to build on this success and we’re working with our partners at HKIA to help ensure that the airport remains a leader in world airport food service.’

The award SkyTrax Airport of the Year Survey, which is based on the votes of more than 9.8 million travellers from over 100 different countries, is one of the most respected in the business. Running since 1999, it evaluates the traveller experience of 39 different airport experiences and products from check-in to departure at the gate. The 2010 awards were announced at a special ceremony held in Brussels, Belgium.

SSP airport partner Singapore Changi was named Airport of the Year, while Helsinki airport, also an SSP client, picked up the award for Best Airport in Northern Europe. Abu Dhabi, where SSP runs a number of outlets at the new third terminal, won the Most Improved Airport title.

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