Areas, the global concession catering brand of Elior Group, has strengthened its presence in Girona-Costa Brava Airport to become the sole caterer for this major airport in Spain. Areas has won a five-year contract to manage new points of sale under the Burger King, Carlsberg, Exploring The World, Lavazza and La Pausa brands, as well as for the automatic food vending machines in the airport.

With over two million passengers in 2018, Girona-Costa Brava Airport is a hub for tourism, commerce and industry, situated between the beaches of Costa Brava, the mountain range of the Pyrenees and the cities of Girona and Barcelona. Present in Girona-Costa Brava Airport since 2002, Areas has accompanied the airport’s development by taking into account its specific needs, notably concerning increased frequency rates during holiday periods.

Drawing on its expertise acquired in 13 countries, Areas has introduced in the airport a range of innovative catering concepts based on city-center catering codes, with a view to satisfying new consumer demands. The renewal of Areas' catering offer includes a variety of concepts such as the well-known fast food brand Burger King; the cozy La Pausa restaurant where travelers can savor a variety of fish and meat dishes meals, as well as hot and cold starters and sandwiches; Exploring The World which offers a range of beers, wines and tapas; a Carlsberg bar; a Lavazza café; and, at peak season, a Torrons Vicens pop-up store where travelers can savor the famous Catalan nougat.

This new contract win underscores Areas' commitment to introduce quality concepts by offering travelers a unique experience in all of the airports where we are present. It has enabled the Group to reinforce its leadership position and consolidate its positions at Girona-Costa Brava Airport.

— Oscar Vela, CEO of Areas worldwide