Meet SLA Worldwide, an Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) operator at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) which introduced the Lily Palmer Flowers and Gift shop, 1920 Merch and the Everything Travel Store to the airport in the last year. Programs like PHL’s ACDBE help socially, and economically disadvantaged small business owners compete against larger firms for airport contract opportunities.
March 24 is officially National Cheesesteak Day, but this quintessential Philadelphia food needs to be celebrated more than just 24 hours once a year. At Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) — where you can order a cheesesteak in every terminal — PHL Food & Shops has made recognizing anything and everything cheesesteak a week-long event.
It’s almost Valentine’s Day at PHL! If you’re in the airport and in need of a gift for someone you love – including yourself, go no further than the Lily Palmer Shop in the B/C Connector.
From February 11-14, the Lilly Palmer anchor store, and its limited-edition pop-up shops, will be open with special offers on beautiful florals for your Valentine.
Since March 2019, Marketplace PHL and OTG restaurants have collaborated with Philabundance as part of a community outreach initiative to assist Philadelphia International Airport's (PHL) neighbors-in-need and prevent food waste. Since then, an estimated 80,000 pounds of food have been rescued from some airport restaurants and “grab-and-go” locations and donated to Philabundance for meals for members of the community.
Women’s Equality Day — August 26 — commemorates the date in 1920 that the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote, was certified. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) guests will be able to celebrate voting rights and honor the suffragettes that fought for equality when 1920 Merch Co. opens in the Terminal B/C Connector in early September.
The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and MarketPlace PHL will host a one-hour leasing outreach webinar on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 11a.m. Restauranteurs, retailers including automated (vending) retailers, and quick service food operators are invited to learn about the airport concession leasing process.
The Department of Transportation’s Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBE) program is designed to level the playing-field for small minority-owned businesses that participate in airport contracting opportunities.
Every day is Cheesesteak Day in Philadelphia, but March 24 has been officially designated as National Cheesesteak Day. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) — where travelers can enjoy cheesesteaks from 13 renowned PHL Food & Shops eateries throughout the airport—is elevating the celebration of this Philadelphia delicacy to an entire week (March 21-25).
Last October, PHL Food & Shops, the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), became the first airport program in the U.S.
Guests traveling through Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) will notice the variety of open retail and dining options in all terminals. As more people return to air travel, PHL Food & Shops merchants are reopening and extending their hours of operation to serve the airport’s guests. In order to meet the increased passenger demand, many concessiona
By the end of September, passengers traveling through Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), will be able to enjoy the offerings of more than 120 PHL Food & Shops concessions, with more re-openings and grand openings planned for the coming months. The atmosphere is a stark contrast to the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, when just a handful of restaurants and shops were open in a few terminals.
Summer 2021 will look much different than summer 2020 at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). Increased flight activity and the public’s renewed interest traveling by plane to vacation destinations mean PHL’s terminals will be the most active they have been in over a year. PHL Food & Shops merchants are preparing for the busy summer season by holding a job fair at the Philadel
Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) Star Program is a new collaboration between the airport and Marketplace PHL that recognizes concession operators who exceed Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.
Philadelphia International Airport's food delivery robot "gita" has been a hit since joining the OrderAtPHL team in February—even making appearances on late night talk shows. Now the public can get on a first name basis with the robot—literally—by entering PHL Food & Shops’ “Nam
No, you haven’t traveled to a galaxy far, far away, but yes, that is a droid delivering your food at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)—a gita, to be exact. The unit is part of a robotic food delivery pilot program being launched through OrderAtPHL.com, PHL Food & Shops’ contactless food ordering program.
When COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions were enacted in March 2020, many of the more than 160 PHL Food & Shops concessions were forced to shutter their gates. As governances were modified to allow for a wider variety of shops and restaurants to reopen, the airport’s concessionaires began returning to all the terminals.
What’s the difference between a Philadelphia soft pretzel* and a national brand pretzel? Are Tastykakes that good?
New guidance issued by the City of Philadelphia to help stop the spread of COVID-19 temporarily limits dining to takeout and to-go options only. In the airport, travelers have access to many of PHL Food & Shops’ award-winning concessions.
Philadelphia, a city of firsts, has one more innovation to add to that list. PHL Food & Shops, the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), is the first airport program in the U.S.
PHL Food & Shops recently welcomed its newest additions and celebrated the redesign of a favorite.
Guests coming back to PHL this fall will have some assistance as they reacquaint themselves with the airport. New large PHL Food & Shops wayfinding signs were recently installed to help passengers locate restaurants and stores in each terminal.
Chefs from several PHL Food & Shops restaurants recently prepared and delivered approximately 80 pre-made meals for families staying at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House at 40th and Chestnut Streets.
Picking up food, whether to eat at PHL or take on a flight is literally as easy as “Grab” and go, thanks to the Grab mobile platform. Using the platform’s app, website or QR codes found on tables in PHL dining areas, guests can order, pay for and pick up meals from a range of PHL Food & Shops food and dining merchants without waiting in line.
Before embarking on their summer journeys from PHL, many travelers are making stops at PHL Food & Shops merchants. What must passengers have as they return to the skies?
In March, when Pennsylvania limited restaurants to to-go service and retail merchants to those selling essential goods only, and stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions resulted in a 90 percent decrease in passenger volume, PHL Food & Shops right-sized its terminal offerings. With restrictions now easing and passenger activity on the rise, mer