Hudson is a company under Dufry AG and a leader in travel experiences, with over 1,000 stores located in airports, commuter hubs, tourist destinations, and landmarks across North America.
It has revealed plans to revamp the duty-paid and duty-free options at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). Further, it provides a unique retail experience for travelers in a city that stands out from others.
Hudson Expansion in Boston Logan Airport
Hudson, a subsidiary of Dufry AG and a leading travel experience company with over 1,000 stores in airports and other key locations throughout North America, has announced plans to enhance the retail experience for travelers at Boston Logan International Airport.
As part of a 3-year extension for its duty-paid business and a new 12-year contract for duty-free. Hudson will expand its airport presence by introducing eight new duty paid and eight duty-free stores in 2023 and 2024. Further, these outlets will feature various locally-inspired, globally-relevant products and services.
Hudson’s Destination 2027 plan will have an impact on all aspects of its expanded business at Boston Logan International Airport. The strategy’s goal is to revolutionize the travel retail industry, with a focus on stores that reflect the local community by featuring local products and partners.
They will also introduce omnichannel digital innovation to engage travelers throughout their journey. Further, offer world-class brands from Hudson’s and Dufry’s portfolios, and provide unparalleled service and operational excellence.
Brian Quinn, Hudson’s Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO, said that the extension of the duty-paid business and the new duty-free contract reflect the shared commitment of Hudson, Massport, and MarketPlace Development.
To enhance the travel experience and create a concessions portfolio that reflects the city’s rich culture and history. He further stated that the new stores would offer unique shopping experiences and set the standard for the future of travel retail.
Ed Freni, Massport Aviation Director, praised Dufry and Hudson for being terrific partners at Logan Airport, as they constantly strive to improve and enhance the passenger experience.
He also highlighted concessions’ important role in a passenger’s journey, enriching the overall travel experience for those arriving at and departing from Boston.
Michael DiCosola, President of MarketPlace Development, reiterated the importance of offering passengers innovative and engaging experiences while shopping iconic and local favorites.
He expressed excitement about Hudson’s ability to offer unique retail options to make the airport experience even more enjoyable for passengers throughout their travel journey.
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