Restaurateur SSP Group has been awarded a four-year contract to operate eight food and beverage (F&B) concepts in the new Terminal 2 facility at Phuket International Airport in Thailand.
Valued at approximately Bt1.5bn (US$43m) the new deal will make SSP the leading concessionaire at the airport. The deal includes the operation of all landside food and beverage outlets on the mezzanine floor, including Burger King, Bill Bentley Pub, Ajisen Ramen, Thai Express, Airport Kopitiam, Dairy Queen and The Coffee Club. Airside, passengers will be able to choose from Burger King and Bill Bentley Pub.
Chris Rayner, CEO, SSP Asia Pacific, said, “We have been running food and beverage concessions in Thai airports, in cooperation with our Thai partner Minor Food Group, since 1995. SSP Thailand’s strong track record in delivering great brands, great customer service and great sales all contributed to us being awarded the contracts in Phuket Airport, and we are delighted to be building on our success in this strategically important region.”
Separately, at Suvarnabhumi Airport, SSP has extended all its existing contracts by four years. It has also extended its contracts at Chiang Mai International Airport by two years until July 2018.