This is the fifth Univision-branded airport store opened in partnership with Paradies Lagardère, a travel retail and restaurateur specialist.
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport, in conjunction with Univision Communications Inc. and Paradies Lagardère, celebrated the grand opening of the Univision Travel Shop on Tuesday, October 4, in International Terminal D.
The travel essentials concept delivers local, national and international news, snacks, health and beauty items, travel aids and electronic accessories. Original Univision programming in English and Spanish continuously streams in the 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 customers more cultural content and products.”
The grand opening celebration featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks from DFW Airport, Paradies Lagardère and Univision executives. Following the ceremony, an on-site DJ played music to draw airport customers to the event. This is the fifth Univision-branded airport store opened in partnership with Paradies Lagardère, a travel retail and restaurateur specialist.
“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 welcomes more than 65 million travelers annually, making it one of the most frequently visited super hub airports 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, TX, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $37 billion in economic impact each year.