Through its HMSHost International division, Autogrill Group enters China and gives new impetus to its expansion in Asiatic markets with the signing of two agreements to open 10 food&beverage points of sale at Beijing and Sanya International Airports in 2015.
At Beijing Airport, business will be run by a joint venture with Huazhuo, a major local airport food&beverage operator. The six locations here are expected to produce overall sales of €44m in the six year contract duration.
At Sanya Airport, one of the country’s main tourist destinations, Autogrill has formed a partnership with Cosmos, a Chinese operator with long experience in foodservice and retail, to run four locations, of which two to be managed directly by Autogrill and two under sub-concession. The Company expects business here to generate total revenues of €6m in the period 2015-2020.