Dubai International is the world’s busiest international airport with 89 million customers travelling through each year and now has 14 new restaurant and bar openings operated by HMSHost International.
The Food Village is now open and featuring strong international brands such as KFC, American Chinese Restaurant Panda and McDonalds. The ready-to-go wraps of Qfta appeal to the needs of local customers, while Taste of India brings the bustle of Indian street food culture to Dubai International. For flat breads, tarts and other sweets, Flour & Stone is the place to go, and the Food Village is further complemented with Pop-top for exquisite home-made gelato and Italian coffee, a bar as well as food-cart style mobile outlets to serve the peaks.
Jones the Grocer Express, will open a beautifully designed branch of the ever-popular Aussie dining and food retailer. This new location will feature Jones the Grocer’s award-winning all-day café menu as well as a selection of artisan cheese and charcuterie boards to complement their carefully selected house beverages. Passengers will discover a Jones traditional English breakfast, an ultimate Mr. Jones wagyu burger, signature salads, hearty sandwiches, pastries and plenty more. Rushed last minute travellers can select a quick bite from the ‘grab and go’ food counter. At Roti Bhai, Indian street wraps are made fresh daily and packaged ready for immediate take away.
The opening of Comptoir Libanais marks the chain’s first store outside of Europe. The store will bring guests Lebanese cuisine and Middle-Eastern hospitality, with a menu also available in a grab & go format.
Italian wines and craft beers are served at Bottega Prosecco Bar and Craft Beer.
Since 2012 HMSHost International has partnered with the operator Dubai Airports, on a wide range of different food & beverage locations since that time. Walter Seib, CEO of HMSHost International, is grateful that Dubai Airports has chosen to expand on their partnership telling us: ”It’s a great achievement for us that we are rewarded for our concept offer, marketing strategy and operational excellence. We are proud of the cooperation, the trust and the performance of our partnership, and are looking forward to an even longer and more successful cooperation for many years to come. Together we make our guests feel good on the move.”
Eugene Barry, Dubai Airports’ EVP Commercial commented; “Dubai Airports has enjoyed a successful partnership with HMSHost for a number of years, and our partnership has evolved as customer expectations and travel behaviour has developed. The addition of these 14 new food concepts supports our strategy to not only be the world’s busiest international airport, but also the world’s best for customer experience.”