Paradies Wins Large Concessions Award at Tampa International Airport

by Katie Lee

Atlanta — Paradies, the nation’s largest and oldest U.S.-owned airport concessionaire, has received an award to operate 11 new specialty retail and travel essential stores at the Tampa International Airport (TPA).

“We are thrilled to have this opportunity to debut our company and these iconic brands at the Tampa International Airport,” says Gregg Paradies, president and CEO of Paradies. 

The eclectic selection of brands includes SPANX, whose founder and owner Sarah Blakely is a Tampa-area native; Dylan’s Candy Bar; CORSA Collections; Tampa Bay Times; NBC WFLA Ch. 8 Travel Essentials; Tampa Life; Shades of Times; PGA TOUR and The Runway; The Body Shop; CNBC; and Ybor City News and Hyde Park News, two travel essential stores patterned after Tampa’s historic and energetic neighborhoods of Ybor City and Hyde Park.

Named “Best Airport Retailer” for the past 20 consecutive years by Airport Revenue News, Paradies operates more than 550 retail and dining locations in more than 76 markets across the United States and Canada. Paradies partners exclusively with such brands as CNBC News, Univision, PGA TOUR Shops, Brooks Brothers, PANDORA, Brighton Collectibles, EA SPORTS, Dylan’s Candy Bar and SPANX. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Paradies

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