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Brisbane Airport Welcomes Exclusive News & Travel Essentials and First-to-Market Bookstore/Café Concepts

By June 7, 2018 No Comments

Wednesday 6 June 2018: awpl are pleased to announce the launch of News@BNE, a news and travel essentials concept exclusive to Brisbane Airport, set to open for trade in the Domestic Terminal from late 2018. We will also be launching a new first-to-market concept bookstore/cafe and local produce stockist called Bound, which will be opening in Brisbane Airport in early 2020.

News@BNE will offer customers news, books, magazines, stationery, beverages, technology and travel essentials within an environment unique to Brisbane Airport, with a special focus on friendly and efficient customer service.

Bound will be offering an experience unlike any other airport bookstore. With market-leading book offerings supported by an in-store espresso café and wine bar serving the best wines and produce from Brisbane and its surrounds.

awpl have signed on with 10 new stores as part of Brisbane Airport’s $40 million northern Domestic Terminal redevelopment. This redevelopment will deliver more than 50 new tenancies, which include new retail, food offerings and upgraded passenger facilities.

Andrew Brodie, Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) General Manager Airline and Retail Management, said, “We are delighted to continue our successful retail partnership with AWPL which began when AWPL opened its first store at Brisbane Airport in 1995.

“We are delighted to continue our successful retail partnership with AWPL which began when AWPL opened its first store at Brisbane Airport in 1995."

Andrew BrodieBrisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) General Manager Airline and Retail Management

“awpl has consistently demonstrated a willingness to align with our vision to deliver a liveable airport, with retail recreational and commercial experiences that are uniquely Brisbane and we are looking forward to building on this platform with the new concepts to be delivered at the Domestic Terminal.”
Managing Director of AWPL, Costa Kouros, said, “The team here are extremely proud to continue our long-standing partnership with Brisbane Airport.

“We are truly excited by the opportunity and will now begin our work to deliver on what we promised – a positive and memorable customer experience that will delight our customers and enhance the reputation of Brisbane Airport. Our stores will be dedicated to Brisbane. Brands that will be specifically created for Brisbane Airport and each store designed to represent the uniqueness of Brisbane in a world class environment.”
“A long-time tenant of Brisbane Airport, we operate News Travels, Australian Way, Carry On, Merino Collection, and Dreamtime Journey at the International Terminal and has a 22-year presence at the Domestic Terminal with News Travels, Aero, Australian Way, and Around Australia.”

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