SPAIN. Barcelona-based travel dining group Areas has lent its support to the Airport FAB + Hospitality Conference and Awards 2024 as a Silver Partner. As reported, the annual travel dining & hospitality event takes place in Ontario, California on 25-26 June.

The conference, hosted by Ontario International Airport, will bring together senior executives from airports, food & beverage concessionaires, hospitality service providers, as well as other business partners from around the world.

North America is a fast-growing region for Areas, with a focus on airports and motorways.

Areas CEO Óscar Vela said: “With our expanding presence in the USA, which remains one of our pivotal key markets for growth, we are happy to attend and showcase the dedication of our teams in delivering exceptional airport dining experiences.

“This event demonstrates our strategic focus on consolidating our position in key markets while continually innovating to meet the evolving needs of travellers.”

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As reported, speakers confirmed for FAB 2024 include Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Vice President Concessions Zenola Campbell; Lagardère Travel Retail Executive Vice President Foodservice Mélanie Guilldou; Paradies Lagardère CEO Gregg Paradies; Vantage Airport Group & Midway Partnership Vice President, Commercial Sammy Patel; and Villa Restaurant Group Director of Business Development Christopher McNamee.

More information about the programme and top airports and concessionaire speakers will be announced soon. ✈

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The world’s only event dedicated solely to the airport food & beverage and hospitality sectors makes a welcome return to the US in June. Please contact The Moodie Davitt Report Associate Director, Events Vincci Chung at for details.