Schiphol, 22 June 2018 – The Moodie Davitt Report, through its 2018 Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference & Awards, recognized global restaurateur HMSHost International with the Environmental Initiative award with Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru and regional winner of the Airport Coffee Shop of the Year with Djounal Coffee at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport. The FAB Awards recognize and reward best practices in airport food & beverage.
“The unique restaurants we create, and the brands we are able to partner with, turn dining into a culinary journey for travellers,” said Walter Seib, CEO of HMSHost International. “Congratulations to our staff and leadership with these recognitions.”
In addition to these awards, HMSHost’s parent company Autogrill was recognized with the FAB though Leadership Award with Bistrot and Motorway service F&B offer of the year with Villoresi Est, and HMSHost Corporate in North America was recognized with Airport casual dining restaurant of the year with The Hearth by Lynn Crawford at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
HMSHost International won 1st price in the category Environmental Initiative award with Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru. HMSHost wants people to feel good on the move. It’s in our dna to continuously look for ways to improve the traveller’s journey with genuine hospitality, high-quality food and innovative dining facilities. Our dedication and our expertise as a global leader in creating and operating F&B concepts in high-traffic locations, has delivered us the status of preferred Food & Beverage operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. Together with Kempegowda International Airport we managed to create exceptional places for travellers to relax before the head off to their destination with a well-balanced combination of licensed and custom developed brands.
HMSHost International won regional price in the category Airport Coffee Shop of the Year with Djournal Coffee at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport. This Indonesian coffee-house brand is all about providing daily memorable experiences with ‘Good Coffee for Good People’. The ‘homely’, down-to-earth atmosphere hosted by a barista who shares his passion for coffee, turns customers into friends of the brand, lovingly called ‘Djournalists’. They come back every time to ‘collect a smile’ and a great cup of coffee. Or as we like to call them: daily memorable experiences.