The AIRMALL at BWI Marshall Transforms into Inauguration Headquarters; Several Stores Offering Commemorative Items

Jan 16, 2013, 10:35 ET from AIRMALL USA

BALTIMORE, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, several stores at the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) are helping patriotic travelers commemorate President Obama's second inauguration by offering a variety of special merchandise and souvenirs.  

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Known for its unique selection of political and patriotic merchandise, AMERICA! has more than 60 inauguration items for sale, many of which are exclusive to the store.  Inauguration enthusiasts can purchase T-shirts, mugs, pens, mints and limited edition 57th inauguration water.  Additionally, all of the Hudson News, Onsite News and CNBC shops located at the AIRMALL at BWI Marshall are selling special inauguration merchandise.  

"In preparation for the 57th presidential inauguration on January 21, the AIRMALL at BWI has transformed into a destination for buying presidential gear and collectibles," said Brett Kelly, vice president of AIRMALL Maryland.  "There's a palpable excitement in the local community about the inauguration, and this excitement extends to those traveling through BWI Marshall Airport.  That's why we're pleased that AMERICA! and the news/gift stores located at the AIRMALL are helping travelers commemorate this moment in history with their unique assortment of presidential merchandise."

Travelers will also enjoy a festive vibe throughout BWI Marshall Airport.  The airport has put up special decorations to celebrate the inauguration, including patriotic themed bunting.  Additionally, the airport has added extra staff in preparation for the inauguration to help guide visitors and answer questions.

Located in Concourse A/B and Concourse D, AMERICA! is a Virginia-based retailer that offers an assortment of patriotic and politically-themed merchandise. The store's unique product array aims to end a traveler's search for the perfect gift or memento that reflects the local area.  AMERICA! is marking its seventh presidential inauguration and the store has been preparing for the 57th inauguration since June 2012. To help meet traveler demand for special inauguration merchandise, the store will also be selling merchandise at a table in Concourse A/B for a limited time.

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