DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport, in conjunction with Univision Communications Inc. and Paradies Lagardère, recently celebrated the grand opening of the Univision Travel Shop on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in International Terminal D.
The travel-essentials concept delivers local, national and international news, as well as snacks, health and beauty items, and travel and electronic accessories. In addition, original Univision programming in English and Spanish continuously streams in store.
"DFW Airport is constantly working to enhance our customer experience by providing travelers with unique and culturally relevant concessions and retail options," said Ken Buchanan, executive vice president of Revenue Management at DFW Airport. "Particularly with North Texas' large Latino population and through our several routes to Mexico and Latin America, we're delighted to partner with Univision and Paradies Lagardère to offer our customers even more rich, cultural content and products."
This is the fifth Univision-branded airport store opened in partnership with Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America. The grand opening celebration featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks from DFW Airport, Paradies Lagardère and Univision. Following the ceremony, an onsite DJ played music to draw airport customers to the event.
"Paradies Lagardère is excited to expand our partnership with international media giant Univision and launch our fifth Univision-branded store at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport," said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO of Paradies Lagardère. "Univision will resonate with DFW's diverse business and leisure travelers and further enhance the airport's vibrant retail experience."
About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport:
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport warmly welcomes more than 65 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. DFW Airport customers can choose among 158 domestic and 54 international nonstop destinations worldwide. DFW is elevating the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities, as well as through a $2.7 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program to renovate its four original terminal buildings. Centered between its owner cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For more information, visit the DFW website, download the new DFW App for iOS and Android devices, or follow DFW on social media.
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