The new Strata Club lounge for international travellers has opened at Auckland’s international airport. The major $4 million upgrade replaces the old Emperor Lounge.
As part of its 30-year vision, Auckland Airport’s international terminal is getting a revamp. We talk to its general manager of retail and commercial about what the retail mix will be like and how many companies are interested so far.
"... if they don’t like what they see, they won't shop" - Auckland Airport’s GM on airport retailing
In light of all the recent changes underway at Auckland Airport, we had a chat to its general manager of retail and commercial, Richard Barker. He discusses how airport retail has changed in recent years, why the latest retailers to open there were picked to join its fray and the common misconceptions first-time retailers have.
If you’re lucky enough to have flitted through Auckland Airport en route to an international flight recently, you may have noticed some changes underway. These changes are part of the airport’s 30-year vision for it to be an airport of the future. We talk to its general manager of marketing and communications, Jason Delamore, about how this will affect retailers.